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Published on 22 Dec 2016 Written by Tyler Mortenson Posted in Community

USGBC Montana is seeking submissions for the Montana Sustainability Awards, as well as for speakers for our upcoming 2017 Annual Summit.

Montana Sustainability Awards

With the 2017 summit, we will once again look at...

Published on 22 Dec 2016 Written by Jacob Daniel Frie... Posted in Community

USGBC North Dakota held its annual Green Focus ND conference on Nov. 17, 2016, in North Dakota State University's LEED-certified ...

Published on 22 Dec 2016 Written by Peter Dahl Posted in Community

The USGBC Minnesota community is where sustainability happens in Minnesota. I serve on its market...

Published on 22 Dec 2016 Written by JOHN BEST Posted in Community

Many green building professionals and advocates are feeling uncertainty about legislative and political accomplishments at the national level, such as the Clean Power Plan and the recently signed Paris Agreement. At USGBC Greater Virginia, we wanted to emphasize that we...

Published on 21 Dec 2016 Written by Melanie Colburn Posted in Community

Not sure if you’re a member of USGBC Northern California? There’s an easy way to check.

Having USGBC Northern California membership is separate from working for a company that is a ...

Published on 21 Dec 2016 Written by Eric Cutler Posted in Community
Published on 21 Dec 2016 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

This article was co-authored by Katharine Burgess, Director, Urban Resilience at the Urban Land Institute, and Cooper Martin, Program Director, Sustainable Cities Institute, ...

Published on 21 Dec 2016 Written by Emile Lauzzana Posted in Community

USGBC Detroit Regional is seeking proposals for the position of Director for the Detroit 2030 District, a program of the Detroit Regional community. 

This is a contract position, anticipated to be...

Published on 21 Dec 2016 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

As the leading green building rating system, LEED has always been in the forefront of the movement to create healthy places in which to live, learn, work and play. Worldwide, about ...

Published on 21 Dec 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the largest and most influential green building conference in the world—and in 2017, for the first time ever, Greenbuild is...

Published on 20 Dec 2016 Written by Kimberly Lombard Posted in Education

Year-end educational requirements can easily sneak up on any of us. As an architect, I need to complete 18 total learning units, with 12 of those being HSW-creditable for my AIA commitment annually. As a LEED AP, I need to complete...

Published on 20 Dec 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Education

"What is zero waste? How is it possible to reach that goal? How do I get started?" If you have questions like these, sign up for GBCI's introductory workshop. Whether you're with...

Published on 20 Dec 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Education

GBCI is now offering the Zero Waste Business Associate certificate program for professionals, designed to train them on helping businesses get to zero waste, and to guide their facilities to certification under the Zero Waste Certification...

Published on 20 Dec 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

USGBC and GBCI took 2016 by storm—it was a big year for green business and green buildings, all driven by the growth of a global community that is committed to driving sustainability across all sectors.

Check out our most popular articles for the year.

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Published on 19 Dec 2016 Written by Julie Peterson Posted in Community

USGBC Central Plains congratulates two Kansas City-area organizations honored this fall at the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Los Angeles:

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Published on 19 Dec 2016 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

You want the best courses, and we've got them. Check out this month's selection of three courses to grow your LEED, green building and sustainability knowledge. 

In December, get to know a few of the...

Published on 16 Dec 2016 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Among teachers, students, parents, volunteers and nonprofit leaders, chances are you have a schools champion on your gift list this year. What better gift to give than a green one? Here are 10 of our favorite ideas. Happy holidays from all of us here at the...

Published on 14 Dec 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

USGBC has announced the Top 10 Countries for LEED in 2016, a list that highlights the leading countries, apart from the United States, that are making significant strides in...

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