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Published on 18 Apr 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

At the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, we place a high priority on measuring and understanding the current state of higher education and identifying tactics for how we can transform our existing campuses to be sustainable...

Published on 18 Apr 2016 Written by Suzi Warren Posted in Community

The USGBC National Capital Region Emerging Professionals (EPs) are one of our most ambitious and successful committees, regularly hosting very well-attended events, and the third "Meet the Board" roundtable event...

Published on 18 Apr 2016 Written by Shane Gring Posted in Community

In honor of National Volunteer Week, we’d like to recognize some of USGBC’s Ambassadors, who are working hard to...

Published on 18 Apr 2016 Written by Emma Hughes Posted in LEED

Are you a sustainability practitioner who cares deeply about the human health and social impacts of buildings and communities? Interested in exploring alternative strategies for evaluating indoor air quality in LEED projects?

Don’t miss your chance to join the LEED Social Equity...

Published on 18 Apr 2016 Written by Sandra Doherty Posted in Community

The Rob Eggers Memorial Scholarship fund was established by USGBC North Carolina in honor of the late Rob Eggers, a valued member of the Charlotte sustainable design community. A longtime volunteer with the local USGBC...

Published on 15 Apr 2016 Written by Elizabeth Kindelan Posted in Community

At Greenbuild 2015, Annalise Dietzen and I attended the Women in Green Power Breakfast. After attending the empowering breakfast...

Published on 15 Apr 2016 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Community

Download our Earth Day-themed, USGBC-branded wallpaper for your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Did we mention that it's free?  

(Click the links below to download.)

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Published on 14 Apr 2016 Posted in Community

For USGBC, National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to highlight the work that our volunteer groups dedicate to the organization’s mission every single day of the year.

After years of work on the LEED rating system, I remain...

Published on 14 Apr 2016 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Industry

In February, USGBC announced the results of research by Dodge Data and Analytics, with which USGBC has partnered, in the ...

Published on 14 Apr 2016 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

Sustainability is not new to China. Over the last five years, I have witnessed firsthand the evolution of the green building movement and the great accomplishments that have been made in China. China is now the second largest market for LEED outside of the United States—and in mainland...

Published on 14 Apr 2016 Posted in LEED

As part of the April 2016 addenda release, USGBC introduced two LEED Interpretations that allow projects to leverage their ...

Published on 14 Apr 2016 Written by Cecilia Shutters Posted in LEED

In this recurring feature, we take a look at LEED certification activity since January 21, 2016, broken out by rating system and location, as well as newly certified LEED projects in the news. ...

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