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Published on 15 Apr 2015 Written by Nicolette Mueller Posted in LEED
Published on 15 Apr 2015 Written by Dhruti Patel Posted in Community

For the past seven years USGBC has made Greenbuild accessible to people who would otherwise not be able to attend through a scholarship program. At last year’s Greenbuild in New Orleans, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild....

Published on 15 Apr 2015 Written by Marc Heisterkamp Posted in LEED

Of the sectors that have adopted LEED, the financial sector has proven to be a leader in green building.

Since LEED’s inception, financial institutions have achieved LEED certification on over 1,464 facilities with 117 certified in 2014 alone. The sector is continuing to...

Published on 15 Apr 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Media

Dunbarton High School in Canada recognized for cutting-edge sustainability education 

Washington, D.C. – (April 15, 2015) – Today, the...

Published on 14 Apr 2015 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide...

Published on 14 Apr 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

Green building requires new skills and new knowledge, as well as new attitudes and new mindsets. In a linear and hierarchical practice, each participant does his or her part and passes the job on to the next in line. There is little interaction, and people are compartmentalized by discipline or...

Published on 14 Apr 2015 Written by Jodi Smits Anderson Posted in Industry

I read with admiration Lance Hosey’s recent blog on the Six Myths of Sustainable Design. He got ‘em, and nearly all of them from what I’ve experienced. They...

Published on 13 Apr 2015 Written by Calvin Hennick Posted in LEED

This article was originally published in the March/April 2015 issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

Recent American history is littered with the skeletons of shuttered manufacturing plants. But two...

Published on 13 Apr 2015 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

The first public comment period for LEED for Operations and Maintenance: Multifamily, is now open.

Part of the LEED v4 family, this suite of new and updated credits for existing multifamily projects is the result of thousands of hours from LEED volunteers and...

Published on 10 Apr 2015 Written by Nicolette Mueller Posted in LEED

USGBC awarded Dagmar Epsten, LEED Fellow and CEO of Epsten Group, a LEED Platinum plaque for her LEED v4 Existing...

Published on 10 Apr 2015 Written by Lisa Laney Posted in Center for Green Schools

It is an amazing time to live in Ohio and an even more amazing time to work in the K-12 public facility sector. I am a public servant who administers a sustainability program that saves taxpayer dollars and provides extraordinary benefits to our biggest asset, our children. I serve as the...

Published on 10 Apr 2015 Written by Jessica Mcglyn Posted in Industry

Leading companies like USGBC members Veolia, Philips and Cisco are shifting from the traditional linear “take, make, dispose” business model to a more regenerative circular economy framework. This transformation...

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