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Published on 12 Jul 2017 Written by Malini Foobalan Posted in Community

Feature image: Rendering of the plaza at United Properties’ WELL-registered project “The Nordic” in Minneapolis. Image credit: LHB.

The USGBC Minnesota community recognizes that...

Published on 12 Jul 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Community

The NYC Department of Sanitation’s Foundation for New York’s Strongest is hosting an exhibition of food waste solutions at their annual ...

Published on 11 Jul 2017 Written by Carrie Webster Posted in Community

Energy and sustainability leaders from Henrico County, Chesterfield County, James City County and the City of Richmond recently joined members and supporters of USGBC Greater Virginia for a presentation and...

Published on 11 Jul 2017 Written by Bala Srini Posted in Community
Published on 11 Jul 2017 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

Feature image: Brenden McEneaney, Commissioner McAllister, Senator Wiener, Senator Skinner, Wes Sullens and Jeremy Sigmon. Photo courtesy of California Energy Commission.

We recently recognized the achievements of two of California’s state leaders...

Published on 11 Jul 2017 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

New homes built to LEED commanding 8 percent premium

Washington, D.C.—(July 11, 2017)—A new study from The University of Texas at Austin...

Published on 11 Jul 2017 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

New homes built to LEED commanding 8 percent premium

Washington, D.C.—(July 11, 2017)—A new study from The University of Texas at Austin...

Published on 10 Jul 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

The June issue of the Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly, released by the Green Schools National Network, is rich with information about the current state of affairs for green...

Published on 07 Jul 2017 Written by David Marcus Posted in LEED

In 2013, USGBC and UL Environment began working to bring more consistency, credibility, and transparency to building and construction...

Published on 07 Jul 2017 Posted in Greenbuild

This excerpt is from "Madison Park High School Green Building Tech Club," by Jen Cole, published on June 6 on the USGBC Massachusetts website.

As part of the ...

Published on 07 Jul 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

Spend a morning exploring the LEED Platinum CENTRO University building in Mexico City, and gain inspiration and insight as you learn about strategies the project managers employed and the certification process.

Hosted by USGBC Education Partner SUMe, the tour will be led by...

Published on 07 Jul 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

All around the United States, USGBC communities are putting the mission of green schools into action, and staff and volunteers at the Center for Green Schools...

Published on 06 Jul 2017 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Greenbuild

Registration is now open for both Greenbuild India and Greenbuild China. For the first time, the world's largest green building conference will be held in Mumbai...

Published on 06 Jul 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

Award-winning green building conference and expo headed to Mumbai, November 2–5

Mumbai, India—(July 6, 2017)—Today, USGBC, the creators of the LEED green building...

Published on 06 Jul 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

The LEED v4 and SITES v2 rating systems can easily be used in tandem. Last fall, in an effort to simplify the...

Published on 06 Jul 2017 Written by Tracie Hall Posted in Community

An alliance has formed between USGBC New York Upstate and Southern Tier Solar Works (STSW). This partnership will help to highlight the...

Published on 06 Jul 2017 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in Community

In the built environment, we tend to focus on the end result of the work we do—the building, the space or the community. But what about the impact from what happens before the building is constructed, or after it is no longer in use? This more holistic thinking is becoming the norm,...

Published on 05 Jul 2017 Written by Heidi Kunsch-Kunka Posted in Community

In March of 2016, USGBC Central Pennsylvania identified an opportunity to work with Habitat for Humanity of Harrisburg on a rewarding project: a duplex that was going to be given to a military veteran’s...

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