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USGBC+ Transforming Our Built Environment
November/December 2016: Transforming, Sustainable, Cities

GBCI: 0920011401

Stories and strategies behind the world’s best green buildings
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

Published on: November 04, 2016

Average: 4.1 (56 votes)
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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 addition there is a short video available for one of the articles in this issue. Click on the image above to view.

In this issue:

Features

Transforming: “Renaissance & Resurrection” - The sustainability movement in Monterrey, Mexico, has created a safer, more peaceful city.

Sustainable: “Green Beer” - Brewers big and small are turning to sustainable solutions to help save money and conserve resources.

Cities: “Plans Of Promise” - Three cities blaze a path for sustainable planning and green building.

LEED Impact Categories

Climate change: “The Human Element” - At a mindfulness retreat in upstate New York, industry and city leaders are rethinking their green building approach.

Human health: “Healthy Hospital” - Inova Heath System is on the forefront of greening the nation’s hospitals.

Sustainable materials: “Open Door Policy” - ASSA ABLOY offers a forward-thinking approach to transparency in the marketplace.

Ecosystems: “Redefining Sites” - The SITES Rating System promotes sustainable design and resiliency on the University of Texas at El Paso campus.

Departments

LEED On: “Leading from Within” - Letter from our leaders

Community: “In the Green Lap of Luxury” - The Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown, reimagines sustainability in a 24/7 business.

Advocacy: “Netherlands in the LEED”- Gerrit-Jan Teunissen champions the inclusion of LEED v4 in public policy in his northwestern European country.

Professional Pulse: Q & A with George Bandy, Jr.

Objectives

  1. Identify how a luxury hotel is meeting its sustainability goals
  2. Recognize how breweries are making a sustainable impact in their industry
  3. Describe sustainable strategies of a large healthcare system
  4. Recognize how three cities are setting examples for meeting sustainability and resiliency goals.

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