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Published on 13 May 2016 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

Since 2014 in Detroit, USGBC has worked with the community hosting our annual Convergence conference to leave a lasting impact through a series of ...

Published on 12 May 2016 Posted in Community

Inspiring students to practice sustainability is easier to do when their very own classroom is an example of best practice. North Central Junior High (NCJH) students in North Liberty, Iowa, have a newfound appreciation for the building in which they spend most of their time.

One of the...

Published on 12 May 2016 Posted in Industry

This article was originally published in the April 2016 issue of IA&B magazine as "Sustainable Building in India: The Value of LEED Professional Credentials" and is adapted with permission. ...

Published on 12 May 2016 Written by Kirsten Swanson Posted in Community

For the past eight years, USGBC has offered scholarships to make Greenbuild accessible to people who would otherwise not be able to attend. For Greenbuild 2015, 94 individuals received a scholarship. Recipients represent a...

Published on 12 May 2016 Written by Julia Pergolini Posted in LEED

May 8–14 marks National Hospital Week. This special occasion is an opportunity to celebrate hospitals and honor the individuals in health care who have devoted their lives to the health and well-being of the communities they serve.

This week also gives USGBC the opportunity to...

Published on 12 May 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Industry

The EDGE Technical Workshop is geared toward project teams and consultants and covers the basics of EDGE, the EDGE certification process and how to use the EDGE software. An innovation of International Finance...

Published on 11 May 2016 Posted in Community

This article is adapted with permission from the Montana State University website. ...

Published on 11 May 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Industry

Engage with us in Northern California and learn more about the Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES). Attend a lecture on the SITES Rating System hosted by the American Society of Landscape...

Published on 11 May 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, DC—(May 11, 2016)—USGBC and an array of national building industry leaders gathered this week at the White House’s national conference on resilient building codes to discuss the economic and community benefits of resilient design and to consider actions that the...

Published on 11 May 2016 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in LEED

The LEED v4 stories series features the people the behind diverse LEED v4 projects.  Project team members and project owners tell of their experiences—both the wins and the challenges...

Published on 11 May 2016 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

USGBC's volunteer network plays a critical role in advancing healthier, more sustainable and more prosperous built environments in communities around the globe. 

This June, at the Convergence conference, USGBC will celebrate...

Published on 11 May 2016 Written by Sheri Brezinka Posted in Community

USGBC Minnesota is teaming up with the Minnesota Twins to teach about sustainability through an interactive tour of Target Field, which has achieved LEED Silver under both the New Construction and LEED for Existing Buildings: O+M...

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