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USGBC+ Transforming Our Built Environment
September/October 2016:Resilient, Climate, Restoration

GBCI: 0920010508

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

Published on: August 31, 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

Resilient: “Road To Resiliency” - Architects and engineers design for the world’s highest at-risk region for natural disasters.

Climate: “Last Great Adventure” - World renowned explorer and environmentalist Sebastian Copeland witnesses the effects of climate change up close.

Restoration: “Tread Lightly” - Water Restoration Certificates have revolutionized the way businesses and corporations are able to conserve our most precious commodity.

LEED Impact Categories

Community: “Collective Impact” - Once a defunct naval shipyard, Century Villages of Cabrillo supports a diverse community of once-homeless individuals and families.

Community: “Inner Leaders” - Environmental Charter Schools challenge their students to examine how they think about the environment.

Ecosystems: “A Lasting Memory” - The memorial park at the United Airlines Flight 93 crash site incorporates sustainable building elements in a natural setting.

Sustainable Materials: “Responsible Care” - The American Chemistry Council strives to promote safe, sustainable, and responsible supply chains.

Departments

LEED On: “Smart and Sustainable Solutions at the City Scale” - Letter from our leaders

Community: “Building a Legacy”- Eco-Tech Makerspace is this year’s Greenbuild Legacy Project.

Advocacy: “Driving Sustainability Beyond the Building”- General Services Administration has adopted SITES, a rating system that takes sustainability outside and into our landscapes.

Local Pulse: Q & A Kevin Hydes.

Objectives

  1. Identify how the General Services Administration applies sustainable strategies to its buildings’ landscapes
  2. Recognize how resilient design has been incorporated into three projects in Southeast Asia
  3. Describe how water restoration certificates are revolutionizing the way we can conserve water
  4. Identify how a housing campus is supporting a diverse community of once homeless individuals and families

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