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Published on 13 Dec 2016 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in Industry

USGBC is offering a free webinar to show you how your building can measure performance using our new platform, Arc.

Arc addresses our focused efforts on performance in existing...

Published on 13 Dec 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

Take advantage of the synergies and equivalent credits between LEED and SITES: If you’ve recently registered a project with LEED or will be registering one soon, you can...

Published on 13 Dec 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Education

With LEED Lab, you can better prepare yourself for competitive 21st century careers and enter the workforce with competitive advantages. LEED Lab is a multidisciplinary immersion course that uses the...

Published on 13 Dec 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE) connects green schools champions nationwide for two days of learning and collaboration to support our shared mission of equitable, healthy and high-performing schools, where students can...

Published on 09 Dec 2016 Written by Alysson Blackwelder Posted in Advocacy and policy

USGBC, along with the National League of Cities and the Urban Land Institute, is hosting the 2016 Resilient Cities Summit in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from Dec. 7–9. The second annual summit will convene mayors, senior city officials and nationally recognized experts in sustainable development...

Published on 09 Dec 2016 Written by Emily English Posted in Community

2017 is just around the corner, and USGBC National Capital Region is gearing up for a great year of programming. Help make 2017 our best year yet, by volunteering to serve on one of our task force groups or host...

Published on 09 Dec 2016 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

In the weeks since this year’s Green Apple Day of Service, the global community has continued to impress us with photos, videos and stories of their amazing events. We heard from so many of you through Twitter, Facebook, email and our...

Published on 08 Dec 2016 Written by Melanie Colburn Posted in Community

Recently, we hosted a LEED v4 seminar with USGBC Northern California titled “...

Published on 07 Dec 2016 Written by Tia Metzger Posted in Education

Are you interested in helping USGBC develop educational programming intended to meet the needs of Greenbuild summit attendees? Apply for an Advisory Group member position.

USGBC is now accepting applications to join the Communities...

Published on 07 Dec 2016 Written by Kirsten Swanson Posted in Education

Every year, USGBC offers scholarships to make Greenbuild accessible to people who would otherwise not be able to attend. 88 individuals received a scholarship to attend Greenbuild 2016 in Los Angeles. Scholarship recipients...

Published on 07 Dec 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Achieving Urban Resilience report demonstrates citywide technology solutions to enhance public health, strengthen urban equity and resilience and slow climate change while saving D.C. $5 billion dollars over 40 years ...

Published on 06 Dec 2016 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Industry

The name "Porsche" is often associated with the thrill of stepping on the gas, the ease of negotiating tight corners and the freedom of traveling the open road. But that is only part of the story.

Porsche is not just the name of a sports car—it is also the name of a brand devoted to...

Published on 06 Dec 2016 Written by Grey Lee ED Posted in Advocacy and policy

Although Greenbuild 2016 is a couple of months behind us, the memories of our experience in Los Angeles will not be quick to fade. A warm and welcoming host city, L.A. was the perfect backdrop for a truly iconic conference—complete...

Published on 05 Dec 2016 Written by Charles Woodruff Posted in Community

'Tis the season to bring green building advocates and development professionals together. On Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 5–7 p.m., USGBC Idaho is once again partnering with the Urban Land Institute Idaho District Council and Idaho...

Published on 05 Dec 2016 Written by Kathryn Lovda Posted in Education

As of Oct. 31, 2016, projects can no longer register under LEED 2009. LEED v4 is the only rating system for new projects. During this transition, the USGBC Colorado...

Published on 05 Dec 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Industry

Pumpkin-spiced drinks and red cups may be in season, but Starbucks’ LEED-certified stores offer its customers sustainable, healthy spaces that are optimized for the enjoyment of coffee year-round. 

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Published on 02 Dec 2016 Written by Shelby Buso Posted in Community

USGBC Georgia 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...

Published on 02 Dec 2016 Written by Brent Suski Posted in Community

USGBC Minnesota's annual meeting began with networking and a self-guided tour of the 4th floor of the newest LEED Platinum building in Minneapolis, Wells Fargo...

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