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Published on 20 Nov 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Greenbuild

Education, LivingHome, Net Zero Zone, Opening Plenary & Celebration & Community Engagement Highlights of the Week

Washington, D.C. - (Nov. 20, 2014) – Hanley Wood and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) have announced the results of...

Published on 20 Nov 2014 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This...

Published on 20 Nov 2014 Posted in LEED

This article first appeared on Cisco's Technology News Site, The Network. 

When Hillary Clinton landed in New Delhi in 2009, she drove from the airport to...

Published on 20 Nov 2014 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Industry

Taking stock of all of the strategies and outlets in your green marketing tool belt? Don’t forget about letters to the editor, a time-honored practice that has provided grassroots campaigns, issue leaders and projects access to an invaluable audience and platform of exposure.

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Published on 19 Nov 2014 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Industry

Looking to introduce environmentally friendly policies into your workplace?

The USGBC Maine Chapter recently created a Green Office Guidelines and...

Published on 19 Nov 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

It’s an easy decision to pursue LEED when you’re the building owner and it’s your building. But what happens when your building is a shopping mall? Suddenly, it’s not just your decision, and you need to convince your tenants to pursue LEED.

In the case of the...

Published on 19 Nov 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

USGBC honored for service to the planet with Champions of the Earth award

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 19, 2014)—USGBC was honored today as a winner of the United Nations’ top environmental accolade, the...

Published on 18 Nov 2014 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in LEED

Can’t decide between LEED v4 and LEED 2009?

USGBC recently announced that it was moving the registration deadline of LEED 2009, allowing users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until Oct. 31, 2016. The original date for LEED 2009 registration to close was June...

Published on 18 Nov 2014 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Advocacy and policy

On Nov. 12, the U.S. and China announced the two nations had reached a historic agreement on climate change.

As the two largest...

Published on 18 Nov 2014 Written by Michael Zatz Posted in Industry

Energy costs in multifamily properties have risen by 20 percent over the past decade. These rising costs are squeezing operating income for building owners and managers, and they’re making apartments and condos less affordable for residents.

Here’s another staggering statistic...

Published on 18 Nov 2014 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Education @USGBC is your go-to place for sustainability and green building education.

Ready to take your knowledge to the next level?

Check out the preview below of this month's featured course, courtesy of the...

Published on 17 Nov 2014 Written by Micah Silvey Posted in LEED

Have you ever wondered what goes into a LEED certification review decision? 

All reviewers work from the same set of principles, when applying the LEED requirements to a wide diversity of project types. Below are some things to keep in mind when preparing to...

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