Learn more about Arc, a platform allowing buildings, cities and communities to measure its performance in terms of sustainability and benchmark against itself and projects around it. Attendees will hear from Gautami Palanki, director at USGBC, and Jessica Long, sustainability manager at The JBG Companies.
Join USGBC National Capital Region as we kick off 2017 at our 16th Annual Green Tie Affair fundraiser.
Join USGBC National Capital Region for an extra special Member Orientation Breakfast and meet our new Director, Mark Bryan!
Join us for our final networking event of the year at DPR Construction's new office space in Reston, Virginia, which is tracking both LEED-CI v4 Platinum Certification and Net-Zero Energy (NZE) Certification from the International Living Future Institute.
Join us for a lunch and learn event focused on answering your questions about GRESB.
“Understanding the WELL Building Standard” is a one-day intensive workshop designed to introduce the intent, key elements, and requirements of the WELL Building Standard, the world’s first building standard focused exclusively on the health and wellness of the people in the buildings.
Join USGBC National Capital Region's Emerging Professionals for a happy hour and silent auction in Lutron's newly renovated Commercial Experience Center. All proceeds from this lively evening of food and drink will benefit Calvary Women's Services.
The impacts of climate change are known, and our nation's capital is one of the cities that is leading the charge when it comes to planning for a resilient future. Hear from the forward-thinking designers, sustainability experts, and government officials who are expanding the conversation around sustainability to include designing for a rapidly changing climate.
Are you a new member of USGBC National Capital Region or a recently renewed member who wants an update on our ongoing initiatives, committees and other volunteer opportunities, and how to get the most out of your membership? Join us on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for our next New Member Breakfast!
Lighting codes and engineering societies provide guidelines, illuminance recommendations, and requirements for a variety of spatial types. But well-designed lighting, and access to it, is about more than just foot-candles and watts, and affects more than just operational overhead.
This October, LEED v4 will be the only LEED version projects can register under. This workshop is designed for busy building professionals seeking a deep dive into LEED v4 for Building Design + Construction
The USGBC National Capital Region Green Schools Committee is partnering with Leckie Elementary School to provide maintenance to their 9/11 Memorial Garden. Leckie lost a student, a teacher and two parents in the attack at the Pentagon and have an existing memorial garden that we will be weeding, pruning, planting, mulching, and refinishing benches. Please come join us!
Join USGBC National Capital Region and NAIOP DC|MD on Thursday, August 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. for an evening social event on the roof of the LEED Gold Millennium Building in Washington, DC.
Summer has arrived in the DC metro area and it's time again to sound a casting call for the green building community social event of the season - USGBC National Capital Region's Annual Midsummer Night's Green & Awards of Excellence!
Join USGBC National Capital Region from 9 a.m. to noon on June 10 at the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) to add planters and a pallet wall.
Join our panel to learn more about the positive effects simple changes in our environment and work policies can make in increasing the opportunity and ease with which we all can make a positive change in all three of these Concept areas of the WELL Building Standard.
This GreenLearn will provide a first look at a future office space, while under construction. DPR Construction's new home promises to change how we think of commercial real estate in the DC region.
Join leaders from across our region for an inspiring and energizing morning that celebrates women in our industry who are at the top of their game. During this robust panel presentation, we will explore the complexities of women's leadership and discuss proven leadership principles practiced by female executives who are changing the way we think and build.
In January, we brought you the first GreenScene of 2016, and now it's time to kick off the second GreenScene of our four-part series! This festive event, held on Cinco de Mayo, will feature south of the border-inspired drinks and appetizers.
Are you a new member of USGBC National Capital Region or a recently renewed member who wants an update on our initiatives, committee and other volunteer opportunities, and how to get the most out of your membership? Join us on Thursday, April 21st, from 8:30 to 9:30 am for our first New Member Breakfast of 2016! You'll meet representatives from our committees and Board of Directors, USGBC-NCR staff, and other members.
Join us as we dive into how WELL both builds and expands upon LEED to focus on new strategies to mitigate and manage the negative effects of air and water pollution. This session provides an understanding of the air and water contaminants and health effects of exposure to these contaminants.
Join USGBC National Capital Region's Montgomery County Branch and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection for a full day of interactive discussions and workshops. Topics that will be covered include Montgomery County's adoption of the PACE Program, the County's new Green Bank, energy audits, commissioning, and the IgCC.
Co-hosted by USGBC National Capital Region and the <a href="https://www.wellcertified.com/">International WELL Building Institute</a>, this series of four educational sessions will explore the connection between the built environment and occupants' well-being.
Meet the winners of the 2015 DC Affordable Living Design Competition Award as they present their Living Building Challenge affordable housing designs for 10-15 single family homes in NE, DC. Presentations will be followed by a brief Q&A, and light refreshments will be provided
Dust off your business cards, and start the new year by getting engaged in your local green building community!
Board Meetings are closed to members of the board and guests invited to present.
Join the Education Committee for their monthly meeting on the second Wednesday of each month from 12:00 to 1:00 pm.
Our Montgomery County Branch meets the first Friday of every month from 8:30 to 9:30 am.
Get a more in-depth look of the green building industry and expand your network through this roundtable discussion with the movers and shakers of the industry – USGBC-National Capital Region’s Board Members!