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Published on 19 Jan 2018 Written by Mark Laitysnyder Posted in Community

USGBC is stronger than ever in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As the incoming chair of the USGBC Virginia Market Leadership Advisory Board, I’m proud to help lead a team of hardworking volunteers from across the state. By joining forces with the...

Published on 19 Jan 2018 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Community

USGBC+, the member magazine of USGBC, covers a diverse array of subjects and interests. Check out these all-time favorites from the archives:

Bioclimatic Design...

Published on 18 Jan 2018 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

At Greenbuild Boston, attendees learned about LEED v4.1—a critical step in the evolution of the rating system, building on lessons learned and impact areas highlighted in...

Published on 18 Jan 2018 Written by Trevyr Meade Posted in LEED

LEED projects continue to demonstrate interest in adding Parksmart certification to their parking structures. To support these projects,...

Published on 18 Jan 2018 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

GBCI China to facilitate LEED and other sustainability programs in China; Andy To named managing director of GBCI North Asia

Shanghai, China—(18 January 2018)—GBCI, the exclusive...

Published on 17 Jan 2018 Written by Christopher Anderson Posted in Education

Chris Anderson, LEED Green Associate, is an environmental studies major and a senior at University of California, Santa Barbara.

The University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)...

Published on 17 Jan 2018 Written by Danielle Pieranunzi Posted in LEED

Feature image: Dell Medical District at University of Texas at Austin.

Recently, we explored how SITES pilot projects optimized sustainability and...

Published on 17 Jan 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Green buildings are all around us and have profound effects, both positive and negative, on the natural environment, as well as the people who inhabit buildings every day.

We’ve created an introduction for everyone and anyone who wants to learn about the green buildings where they...

Published on 16 Jan 2018 Written by Heather Goetsch Posted in Community

Feature image: Colorado Market Leadership Advisory Board.

Want to make an impact for sustainability? Become a volunteer in 2018. We are "all in" to get every person in a green building in this generation, and volunteers are a key part of accomplishing this big goal...

Published on 16 Jan 2018 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Greenbuild

From November 14–16, 2018, Chicago will host the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the world’s premier green building event. Tours of exemplary green buildings and other sustainable sites will be...

Published on 12 Jan 2018 Written by Sandra Doherty Posted in Community

Your support of the USGBC North Carolina and USGBC South Carolina communities demonstrates your leadership in transforming the built environment. When...

Published on 12 Jan 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Education

We say it often at USGBC: Every story about a building is a story about people. Every day we wake up, work, live and play in a man-made environment. Although most people associate sustainable buildings with environmental health, there is a growing understanding of the positive effect the green...

Published on 11 Jan 2018 Written by Kris Wilson Posted in Community

Applications are open for the annual Leadership Awards to be celebrated at the Heavy Medals Awards Dinner at the SRP PERA Club in Tempe, Arizona, on April 19, 2018. These awards recognize leadership in Arizona and...

Published on 11 Jan 2018 Written by Charles Lohre Posted in Community

Feature image: The Woeste/Mahle residence.

In 2018, the Green Home Tours series in Cincinnati, Ohio, continues...

Published on 11 Jan 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

With our Education @USGBC playlists, we curate the best green building content for you out of the 650 courses...

Published on 11 Jan 2018 Written by Tara Wilkinson Posted in Greenbuild

Share your knowledge at Greenbuild: Submit a proposal and apply to be a peer reviewer for Greenbuild 2018 in India and China. The deadline to apply is Fri., March 2.

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo...

Published on 10 Jan 2018 Written by Mikaela Kieffer Posted in LEED

The January 2018 quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda is now available.

To view the changes:

Published on 10 Jan 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

New year, new resolutions. If your resolution is to grow your green building knowledge, great news: You’re already set up for success with your subscription to Education @USGBC. If you haven’t checked our site...

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