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USGBC+ Transforming Our Built Environment
July/August 2016: Innovative, Design, Technology

GBCI: 0920009338

Stories and strategies behind the world’s best green buildings
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
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Published on: June 23, 2016

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USGBC+ is the membership magazine of the U.S. Green Building Council.

To receive 1 hour of GBCI CE, first read the magazine online here, or the individual articles in the Additional Resources on the right. Then click "Take the quiz" on the right side of this page. Upon passing the quiz, your hour will be reported to GBCI and you will be able to download a certificate of completion.

In this issue:

Features

Innovative: “Extra Credit” - The latest LEED points drive creativity in the way we approach new projects.

Design: “Built To Last” - Passive survivability is the new buzz phrase and the future of sustainability.

Technology: “Tomorrow’s Technology Today” - Innovators are creating information technology solutions that have the potential to push green building to another level.

LEED Impact Categories

Community: “Nurturing the Future” - USGBC’s Learning Lab equips educators with the resources needed to shape environmentally literate students.

Ecosystems: “Sea Change”- The Surfrider Foundation broadens its efforts to protect ocean waters by including residential landscape management.

Green Economy: “Innovative Energy” - ARPA-E: The energy industry’s accelerator.

Departments

LEED On: “The Future Is Now” - Letter from our leaders

Community: “Legendary Leader” - Allison Cunningham is recognized as a Legendary Leader Volunteer at USGBC’s Convergence.

Advocacy: “Better Living Through Transparency” - The CoStar Group offers easy access to information on energy efficiency for its investors, owners, and tenants.

Local Pulse: Q & A with Dagmar Epsten, CEO of Epsten Group, Inc.

Objectives

  1. Recognize the value of innovation points in LEED
  2. Identify sustainable landscape management strategies to project ocean waters
  3. Recognize the benefits of employing the principles of water conservation, permeability, and retention
  4. Identify examples of a firm’s approach to passive survivability

Series

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