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July 2012

Published on July 27, 2012 Written by Kristin Ferguson Posted in Center for Green Schools

While summer brings a quieter time on campus in some respects, we at the Center for Green School know that summers are also hectic times for new construction, renovations and maintenance projects across campus. If your campus has been undertaken innovative sustainability projects that you are proud of over the last year, you should consider...

Published on July 27, 2012 Written by Brendan Owens Posted in LEED

Ever been to New York, NY? Picture the island of Manhattan in your mind (or Google’s). Now multiply that by three. Or, picture...

Published on July 26, 2012 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy
Jeremy Sigmon, USGBC, discusses green buildings and resiliency with Mayor Dixson

I overheard a lot of scary things in the workshops and in the halls during last week’s 37th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop. The sessions I attended were worrisome, and the mere titles of some of the sessions I missed were downright frightening...

Published on July 26, 2012 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Media

Healthy, high-performing buildings continue to crop up in every corner of the world

Washington, DC – (July 26, 2012) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced that the total footprint of commercial projects certified under its LEED green building program surpassed two billion square feet. An...

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