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July 2012

Published on July 31, 2012 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Industry

Washington, DC – (Jul. 31, 2012) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced it will co-host the National Affordable Green Homes & Sustainable Communities Summit with the Institute for Professional and Executive Development (IPED) - an affiliate of Nixon Peabody LLP and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise). The two...

Published on July 20, 2012 Written by Rina Brule Posted in Industry
Nils Kok presents at Greenbuild 2011 in Toronto

Heading into the 11th Greenbuild, our education program continues to evolve with a fresh approach to entertaining and motivating you inside the session room.

Check out some of the changes I’m most excited about:

  • Shorter education sessions = 60 minutes. In an effort to help you...

Published on July 19, 2012 Written by Gary Olp Posted in Industry
Plano Environmental Education Center. Photo Credit: Mark Olsen

It's curious how times change. During the ‘80s, I heard about how the city of Plano was a rapidly growing example of Dallas sprawl. It was looked upon as a scourge of urban revitalization. But by the millennium, Plano had evolved to become simply the northern edge of a growing greater Dallas metropolitan area.

And just as the city’s...

Published on July 17, 2012 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

Award-winning green building conference and expo headed to San Francisco for biggest show in 11-year history

Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, co-hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” and Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, Inc. to headline

San Francisco, Calif. – (July 17, 2012) – Registration is now open for the U....

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