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Advocacy and policy

July 2013

Published on July 29, 2013 Written by Caroline McNally Posted in Advocacy and policy
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One of the duties of my summer internship at USGBC includes tracking green building policies around the world. While this task is far too big to wrap up in mere months, I am beginning to recognize trends in different regions of the world. Two recent articles caught my attention, as they each offer interesting insights and provide supporting...

Published on July 26, 2013 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Advocacy and policy

Contact your senators today and tell them to vote "NO" on any anti-LEED amendments and "YES" on Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse's amendment to S. 761, the Shaheen-Portman Energy Savings and Industrial...

Published on July 22, 2013 Written by Gary Olp Posted in Advocacy and policy

The USGBC South Central Regional Committee (SCRC) encompasses a vast and diverse climatological, biological and geographical area stretching across four states: Louisiana, ...

Published on July 19, 2013 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy
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There’s something happening in those dry Southwestern mountains. It seems to be billowing outward from the ponderosa pines, carried by the roadrunner into the fields of Indian paintbrush and down into the mighty Colorado River. Thanks to the prolific outreach efforts of USGBC’s green building community, the benefits of healthy,...

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