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Published on 16 Apr 2017 Written by Robb Tufts Posted in LEED

In this recurring feature, we take a look at LEED certification activity in the first quarter of 2017, broken out by achievement...

Published on 14 Apr 2017 Written by Tracie Hall Posted in Community

In New York State, residential buildings three stories or less above grade must comply with the residential code, while any building with four or more stories—including some multifamily buildings—must comply with the commercial code.

These and other regulations are...

Published on 14 Apr 2017 Written by Brenden McEneaney Posted in Sponsored

USGBC Northern California has a longstanding partnership with IBEW and NECA. The electrical industry is at the forefront of...

Published on 13 Apr 2017 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

For USGBC Wisconsin, the Transformation Awards Reception provides recognition to...

Published on 13 Apr 2017 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Excitement was in the air at the 2017 Green Schools Conference and Expo in Atlanta, Georgia from March 21 to 22. In partnership with Green Schools National Network, for this year's conference USGBC focused on content quality and...

Published on 13 Apr 2017 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in LEED

Give your green building career a boost, and make earning a LEED AP credential your next professional goal.

In today’s global job market, LEED APs are recognized as experts with a deep technical background in a...

Published on 13 Apr 2017 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

In addition to building certification, LEED includes a certification for cities to measure and improve performance, focusing on outcomes from ongoing sustainability efforts.

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Published on 12 Apr 2017 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Community

USGBC is proud to be an endorsing organization for EE Global Forum, the 2017 Energy Efficiency Global Forum, being held May 8–9 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. This event is the leading international...

Published on 12 Apr 2017 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Industry

I had the chance to attend and briefly introduce a Wall Street Journal breakfast this morning that USGBC was sponsoring. The event was part of WSJs Business of America Series and focused on infrastructure. It featured Chicago...

Published on 11 Apr 2017 Written by Kirsten Swanson Posted in Community

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 11 Apr 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Center for Green Schools

USGBC, in partnership with Second Nature, recognizes higher education institutions every year for their leadership in sustainability and climate change mitigation, on campus and in their community. Applications to the 2017...

Published on 11 Apr 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

If you're involved in the green building industry, or you're just passionate about sustainable communities, you probably know about LEED. But what about when your friends or colleagues ask about LEED? Have you ever wished you had some facts...

Published on 10 Apr 2017 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Community

LEED is a global rating system, and every day, USGBC is working to ensure that our tools and resources support all project teams—no matter the time zone or language.

Please help us by spending a few minutes taking ...

Published on 10 Apr 2017 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in LEED

This article is part of a series that provides an overview of the requirements and options in LEED.

In our previous article...

Published on 07 Apr 2017 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Community

The American Institute of Architects 2017 Conference on Architecture is rapidly approaching. Here are all the best ways you can connect with USGBC and SITES in...

Published on 06 Apr 2017 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Industry

China is seeing incredible growth and industrialization. With that industrialization and the rise of manufacturing, though, comes an impact on the environment and on air quality. The Chinese government has ...

Published on 06 Apr 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

Education @USGBC is your source for high-quality green building and sustainability education. With more than 500 courses to choose from, our new playlists take the guesswork out of finding the right course for you....

Published on 05 Apr 2017 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Industry

Parkview Green in Beijing became mainland China’s first mixed-use LEED Platinum building in 2009. Platinum is the highest level of LEED certification possible, yet the team behind Parkview Green was...

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