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Published on 12 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

Green projects must be prepared to adapt to future change and be designed and operated to stand the test of time. Continuous monitoring is required to identify needed improvements and users’ changing needs. Project teams must look far ahead to determine what stressors a project is likely...

Published on 11 Mar 2015 Written by Elizabeth Beardsley Posted in Advocacy and policy

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has a critical role in making federal buildings more sustainable. GSA is a significant federal landlord, building,...

Published on 11 Mar 2015 Written by Margo Street Posted in Education

At USGBC, we’re leading a global effort to create a more sustainable world, and that includes protecting the environment and working to build better and stronger communities.

USGBC and Harvard’s Center for Health and the Global Environment invite executives to discover how...

Published on 11 Mar 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Advocacy and policy

Recently we reported on the announcement from the Energy Information Administration that the federal government is consuming...

Published on 11 Mar 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

This week, USGBC and The Energy Resources Institute (TERI), will formally launch new, ...

Published on 10 Mar 2015 Written by Theresa Hogerheide Posted in LEED

What if you could help prevent climate change three times a day? What would you be willing to change? You’ve already changed your light bulbs and programmed your thermostat. The next step you can take is your food, so today I’m writing about what we eat—and greenhouse gases....

Published on 10 Mar 2015 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

Fortunately for this Central New York native, Syracuse pride abounds at USGBC’s headquarters.

Take a turn around our Washington, DC, office and you’ll see more than a few Syracuse University pennants and posters pinned up around staff workspaces. Otto the Orange’s...

Published on 10 Mar 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Technical guidance developed with TERI offers India-specific incentives to further building performance, energy savings and water conservation

New Delhi, 10 March, 2015 – This week, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and The Energy...

Published on 09 Mar 2015 Written by Edward Bogucz Posted in Industry

Remember “The Princess and the Pea” by Hans Christian Anderson?

Trailblazing engineer P. Ole Fanger often cited that fairy tale in his presentations on the state of indoor environmental...

Published on 09 Mar 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in LEED

Congratulations! Your project is joining a select group of sustainable and innovative buildings that are LEED-certified. If you’re looking to tell your building’s story, here are some ideas to help get you started:

  • Distribute a press release. Once you...

Published on 06 Mar 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Center for Green Schools

Something remarkable has happened in Washington, DC. Beyond the glare of the news cycle, the political positioning and the national debates, Dunbar High School, located a stone’s throw from the U.S. Capitol...

Published on 06 Mar 2015 Posted in Industry

This article was originally published in the January/February 2015 issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

Two polar opposite cities take the lead in environmental design....

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