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May 2013

Published on May 31, 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
The Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building in Portland. Credit: dog97209 via

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

After years of construction, Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building open and efficient, The Oregonian. The federal building in downtown Portland has undergone a...

Published on May 31, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

The LEED v4 Ballot is officially open! Vote now and make your voice heard. 

How do you vote?

If you joined the consensus body (registered to vote) in April and you’re employed by a USGBC national member who has remained in good standing, you’ll receive an email with instructions and a direct link to our voting...

Published on May 31, 2013 Written by Benjamin Fischer Posted in Center for Green Schools

On May 8, Maryland Delegate Liz Bobo visited the campus of Howard Community College (HCC) to receive a tour of the LEED Certified Health Sciences Building, learn what the USGBC Students group has been up to and speak with students about the local sustainability issues. In addition to the USGBC Students group members, we were joined by faculty...

Published on May 31, 2013 Written by Stacy Glass Posted in Industry

More people worry about chemicals of concern in our environment than ever before, and it’s starting to change how manufacturers are thinking about building materials and products that enter our homes.

A significant portion of this pollution comes from the materials that make up our indoor environment: wall coverings, floor covering...

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