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Published on 01 May 2017 Written by Kris Wilson Posted in Community

This article was originally published on April 21, 2017, by The Constructivist as "Idaho Business Review Recognizes A/E/C Industry in Accomplished Under 40" and is adapted with permission. ...

Published on 01 May 2017 Written by Adam Jonash Posted in LEED

The California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen) is the nation’s first statewide mandatory green building code, covering nearly all residential and nonresidential construction in California....

Published on 01 May 2017 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

USGBC Nevada members and partners joined USGBC staff in the capital city last week to advance our 2017 legislative agenda,...

Published on 28 Apr 2017 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Community

Just north of the famous Strip, historic downtown Las Vegas is home to a school where the arts and sustainability are putting on quite a show of their own. Las Vegas Academy of the Arts (LVA) is a recent winner of the...

Published on 28 Apr 2017 Written by Doug Widener Posted in Community

Besides being Earth Month, April is also a very special month for USGBC Ohio as Volunteer Appreciation Month. As a volunteer-driven organization, USGBC Ohio relies on members and volunteers to help us reach our vision for a more...

Published on 28 Apr 2017 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

USGBC Arizona rang in Earth Week in style with the 2017 Heavy Medals Awards Luncheon. This annual awards ceremony celebrates the...

Published on 27 Apr 2017 Written by Heather Goetsch Posted in Community

In honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Week, USGBC interviewed several volunteers making a big impact at USGBC. Find current volunteer opportunities.

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Published on 27 Apr 2017 Written by Alysson Blackwelder Posted in Advocacy and policy

The Office of Management and Budget’s proposed federal budget for 2018 has put critical programs within the EPA in jeopardy. Among them is...

Published on 27 Apr 2017 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Community

Energy efficiency financing is already a multibillion dollar industry, but its potential is even larger. Attend the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)’s ...

Published on 27 Apr 2017 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Community

In honor of Earth Day, USGBC Platinum level member company employees cleaned up local parks, planted trees and challenged themselves to reduce their carbon footprint, all in an effort to leave a positive impact on the environment.

From Portland to Washington, D.C., take a look at what...

Published on 27 Apr 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

GBCI Europe to facilitate LEED and other sustainability programs in Europe

Munich, Germany—(April 27, 2017)—GBCI, the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green...

Published on 26 Apr 2017 Written by Heather Goetsch Posted in Community

In honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Week, USGBC interviewed several volunteers making a big impact at USGBC. Find current volunteer opportunities.

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Published on 26 Apr 2017 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.” —Marjorie Moore

Showing up and mobilizing for action in communities...

Published on 26 Apr 2017 Written by Caitlin McGrellis Posted in LEED

GBCI is recruiting volunteer subject matter experts to assist with the annual exam update activities of the following credentials: 

  • LEED Green Associate
  • LEED AP BD+C
  • LEED AP Homes
  • LEED AP ID+C
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Published on 25 Apr 2017 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Community

Winners of the 2017 GREENFest Awards represent the best and brightest of Nevada’s green building and sustainability movement. 

USGBC Nevada and ...

Published on 25 Apr 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

Every year, USGBC does a rundown of the top 10 countries (besides the United States) and the top 10 U.S. states leading the way in LEED-certified buildings. It's our way of highlighting the progress these places are making in ...

Published on 24 Apr 2017 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Education

Not sure how many continuing education hours you've earned? Can't remember your GBCI number? Don't panic! You can manage your LEED professional credential on usgbc.org.

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Published on 24 Apr 2017 Written by Amy Hedgepeth Posted in Center for Green Schools

Where we learn matters. Globally, one in eight individuals sets foot in a school every day. School buildings have an enormous impact on people and the environment. School facilities also directly affect student learning, student and staff health and school finances. Well-designed...

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