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Published on 28 Nov 2016 Written by Linda K. Smith Posted in Community

USGBC Arkansas is proud to announce the members of our 2017 Market Leadership Advisory Board. This group of strategic influencers works with the USGBC community team to develop and implement programming that supports USGBC’s...

Published on 28 Nov 2016 Written by Linda K. Smith Posted in Community

USGBC Oklahoma is proud to announce the members of our 2017 Market Leadership Advisory Board. This group of strategic influencers works with the USGBC community team to develop and implement programming that supports USGBC’s...

Published on 28 Nov 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Microsoft diverts 90 percent waste from its global headquarters, home to more than 44,000 employees

Washington, D.C.—(Nov. 28, 2016)—GBCI announced today that...

Published on 28 Nov 2016 Written by Tracie Hall Posted in Community

USGBC New York Upstate is proud to announce the members of our 2017 Market Leadership Advisory Board. This group of strategic influencers works with the USGBC community team to develop and implement programming that...

Published on 28 Nov 2016 Written by Nancy Church Posted in Community

USGBC Kentucky is proud to announce the members of our 2017 Market Leadership Advisory Board. This group of strategic influencers works with the USGBC community team to develop and implement programming that supports USGBC’s...

Published on 28 Nov 2016 Written by Emile Lauzzana Posted in Community

USGBC Detroit Regional is proud to announce the members of our 2017 Market Leadership Advisory Board. This group of strategic influencers works with the USGBC community team to develop and implement programming that...

Published on 23 Nov 2016 Written by Katherine Rainone Posted in LEED

We’ve all heard the age-old myth that more isn’t necessarily better. But when it comes to protecting and preserving our environment, you can throw that myth right out the door, because more is better. More ...

Published on 21 Nov 2016 Written by Brent Suski Posted in Education

Highlight your expertise by presenting at one of USGBC Minnesota’s Educational Programs.

The deadline for 2017 proposals is Dec. 12., 2016. We will continue accepting proposals...

Published on 21 Nov 2016 Written by Elizabeth Beardsley Posted in Advocacy and policy

With unprecedented speed, the historic Paris Agreement has entered into force less than one year after representatives of more than 190 countries came together for the climate...

Published on 21 Nov 2016 Written by Nick Brousse Posted in Advocacy and policy

The federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program and state Qualified Allocation Plans (QAPs) that guide the distribution of tax credits have an outsized ability to promote green affordable housing in the United State. ...

Published on 18 Nov 2016 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Education

Education @USGBC is the premier online platform for LEED and green building education, designed and developed by leading sustainability experts around the world....

Published on 18 Nov 2016 Written by Phoebe Beierle Posted in Center for Green Schools

Sustainability staff in K–12 school districts are in a tough position: they are agents of change in systems that are stretched for resources and time, and to be effective they must offer compelling solutions to these challenges.

For the third year in a row, the School District...

Published on 17 Nov 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Washington, DC —(Nov. 15, 2016)—Today, Informa Exhibitions, USGBC and the Boston Society of Architects/AIA announced that Greenbuild and...

Published on 17 Nov 2016 Written by Robert Chatham Posted in Community

Louisville’s historic Smoketown neighborhood, a name that is said to come from the large number of smoke-producing kilns in the area during its early brick-making days in the 1820s, will soon host a sustainable source of renewable energy production.

Smoketown is already home to...

Published on 17 Nov 2016 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Industry

One thing that all Americans can agree on is the urgent need for massive improvement in our roads, bridges, energy and water systems, as well as other important infrastructure such as hospitals and schools. In fact, infrastructure investment was one of the few issues both President-elect Trump...

Published on 17 Nov 2016 Posted in Community

With a larger percentage of home buyers being made up of millennials than ever before, high-tech and green homes seem to be on everyone’s list these days. “Smart” home features frequently pair well with eco-friendly and green building designs, because many smart features offer...

Published on 17 Nov 2016 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

With LEED v4, USGBC has streamlined the work for project teams so you can spend your time achieving credits, not documenting them. We've made these changes to our forms based on feedback from LEED volunteers, project managers and other...

Published on 16 Nov 2016 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Community

Today is a big day for us all, and the next chapter of our journey to accomplish great work across the world. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as president and CEO of this dynamic and impressive organization....

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