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Published on 07 May 2015 Posted in Community

There is a wave of change happening in the global design and construction industry and USGBC is the catalyst.

In 1993, Rick Fedrizzi became the co-founder and chair of USGBC. Little did he know that he and his colleagues were about to dramatically change the design and construction...

Published on 07 May 2015 Posted in Industry

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

I recently gave a TEDx talk on Mastering TAO. Not TAOism in terms of Eastern philosophy—...

Published on 06 May 2015 Written by Angela Rivera Posted in LEED

Typically, and more traditionally, the stories about green building have been about the people who live, work or learn in a LEED building and how their actions and the building itself impacts the environment. But, when I started working as a LEED consultant on major industrial facilities, we...

Published on 05 May 2015 Written by Margo Street Posted in Education

For the second year in a row, USGBC is partnering with Harvard’s Center for Health and the Global Environment to provide an Executive...

Published on 05 May 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

In this recurring monthly feature, we take a look at LEED certification activity in April 2015, broken out by rating system and location, as well as newly certified LEED projects in the news. 

Be sure to check out USGBC's LEED project...

Published on 04 May 2015 Written by Andrew Condon Posted in Community

Last week was Earth Day, and while at USGBC, we believe that every day is Earth Day, April 22 represents different things to different people and serves as an important reminder to think more consciously about...

Published on 04 May 2015 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

USGBC Faculty are experienced educators with a strong background in professional education, training, and facilitation. The Faculty designation recognizes professionals who are highly experienced and knowledgeable...

Published on 01 May 2015 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in Education

What happens once a project is registered to pursue WELL Certification? Nathan Stodola expands on how WELL Commissioning works as part of the WELL Building Standard certification process, what a WELL Assessor is, and why performance-based requirements and recertification...

Published on 01 May 2015 Written by Rebecca Sherman Posted in LEED

2014’s Top 10 States have shown tremendous leadership in the green building movement by certifying 1,662 commercial and institutional projects representing 251.7 million square feet of real estate. These buildings will have...

Published on 01 May 2015 Written by Siriane Lawless Posted in Community

For the past seven years USGBC has made Greenbuild accessible to people who would otherwise not be able to attend through a scholarship program. At last year’s Greenbuild, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild....

Published on 01 May 2015 Written by Ryan P. Snow Posted in Community

If you’re reading this article on our website it’s probably because you’re a fan of green buildings. The environmental, health and economic value of green spaces and places is clear to you. But when you look outside your window, how many ‘green buildings’ do you...

Published on 30 Apr 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

All across the world, LEED projects are reaching new heights. From the tallest LEED certified building in the world—to one of the most iconic buildings ever constructed—some of the most epic skyscrapers in the world are...

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