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Published on 19 Dec 2017 Written by Emile Lauzzana Posted in Community

The Ecology Center and USGBC Detroit Region, in partnership with Generation 180, the...

Published on 19 Dec 2017 Written by Mark Bryan Posted in Community

On December 27, Montgomery County, Maryland, will join a small group of jurisdictions at the vanguard of building regulatory policy. The county will begin implementation of the...

Published on 19 Dec 2017 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

It’s that time of year again, when we give to those we appreciate most. Among the many people we appreciate in our lives, a student, educator or green school champion is bound to be on your list. What better way to show them how much you appreciate their dedication than with a gift that...

Published on 19 Dec 2017 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Are you an ambitious student looking to jump-start your career in sustainability? Earning a LEED Green Associate credential before your diploma adds value to your current educational program and signifies to future employers or...

Published on 18 Dec 2017 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

Another year, another set of choices. Build a greener future, or add to the mounting challenges of our era, with untold expense, inequity and looming ecological disaster. The hard work of USGBC members, partners and LEED users underscores...

Published on 18 Dec 2017 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 18 Dec 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Industry

2017 was a year of many challenges and triumphs for the green building community. As sustainability became an even more global priority, resiliency planning was a hot topic and LEED education kept pace, with new resources for USGBC members...

Published on 18 Dec 2017 Written by Elizabeth Beardsley Posted in Advocacy and policy

At the 23rd annual COP23 global climate conference in Bonn, Germany, the international community met to discuss steps for action on climate change following the historic...

Published on 15 Dec 2017 Written by Kate Hurst Posted in Greenbuild

Greenbuild Mexico, taking place in Mexico City from June 19 to 21, 2018, is seeking inventive, knowledgeable professionals in the design, construction and operations of sustainable buildings and communities to serve on the...

Published on 15 Dec 2017 Written by Krissy Govertsen Posted in Community

If you're wondering whether students at your local college or university are interested in sustainability, USGBC New York Upstate can vouch for their motivation....

Published on 13 Dec 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly, published by Green Schools National Network, serves as a record of the green schools movement, showing our...

Published on 13 Dec 2017 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

The Education @USGBC platform offers more than 650 courses on all aspects of LEED, green building and sustainability. From...

Published on 12 Dec 2017 Written by Mark Bryan Posted in Community

Feature image: National Capital Region volunteers rehabilitated a set of planter boxes that had fallen into disrepair, so students could again grow plants on school property.

On October 28, 30 members of the...

Published on 12 Dec 2017 Written by Erica Mattison Posted in Greenbuild

These tips follow up on the Greenbuild Boston session "How You Can Be an Effective Advocate" on November 8, 2017, about...

Published on 12 Dec 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

For years, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC has kept a close eye on the way that K–12 schools interact with or purchase the resources and products that USGBC provides. It’s one way to tell how well the benefits...

Published on 11 Dec 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

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The Center for Green Schools at USGBC was founded in 2010 with a vision to put every child...

Published on 11 Dec 2017 Written by Amanda Langweil Posted in Greenbuild

As the chair of the 2017 Greenbuild Education Events Committee, I feel invigorated and excited about the work the green building community is doing to create a more sustainable future for all. After Greenbuild Boston, I can...

Published on 08 Dec 2017 Written by Jennifer Gunby Posted in Community

The USGBC Massachusetts Chapter community has been busy—and they have some great achievements to show for it. The state of Massachusetts is the current...

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