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April 2013

Published on April 26, 2013 Written by Aparna Sundaram Posted in Advocacy and policy
Metrus Infographic: Which Financing Vehicle Gets You on the Road to Energy Effic

While many building owners and facilities managers understand that the cheapest kilowatthour is the one you don’t consume, most energy efficiency projects leave a lot of energy savings on the table. Retrofits typically compete with strategic investments that are in a company’s main line of business for a share of capital budget resources. For...

Published on April 26, 2013 Written by Dennis Murphy Posted in Advocacy and policy

After last year’s epic USGBC California Road to Greenbuild/ "Top10” Advocacy Day, more than one commentator posed the “how can we top this?” question. It turns out that there was little need to worry. This year’s model, PolicyPalooza 2013, was bigger, better and bolder, comprising...

Published on April 25, 2013 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

It's Volunteer Appreciation Week at USGBC, when we recognize the wonderful volunteers who have made invaluable contributions to the green building movement.

In 2012 alone, over 530,000 volunteer hours were given across the USGBC community by a diverse group of people who, like you, are dedicated to green buildings and communities for...

Published on April 25, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED
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ECO Modern Flats is sustainable living made attainable. The project not only transformed a formerly dilapidated property, but also changed the way that people in the region think about multi-family property. “ECO Modern Flats raised the bar for what people expect of a multi-family development in Northwest Arkansas,” said Linda...

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