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July 2013

Published on July 31, 2013 Written by Sarah Boren Posted in Community

Unless you're a realtor, most people don’t realize that there is not one big Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database for the whole U.S. but rather over 860 small regional databases. In the NE Florida region, we have five different MLS databases run by five different Association of Realtors Boards. Having seen green homes selling faster (...

Published on July 30, 2013 Written by Joan Darvish-Rouhani Posted in Community

This article is part of a series of stories from USGBC's community celebrating 20 years of green building triumphs. Take a walk down memory lane with USGBC, as we reflect on favorite moments and share memories from the last 20 years. Share your own green building triumphs using #USGBC20.

Twenty years...

Published on July 26, 2013 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Community
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Well, not a week – actually just a Thursday, and yet again, I'm still—as always—amazed at the breadth and depth of the people that are part of our community and the work they do.

A couple of us spent Thursday in Kohler, Wisconsin, visiting—of course—the Kohler team.  What a remarkable group of...

Published on July 19, 2013 Written by Tess Wiggins Posted in Community

Thinking about earning your LEED Green Associate this summer? Have questions about what it takes to pass, what you need to study or how the credential can help your career?

We’ve got answers.

Join @USGBC on Twitter this Tuesday, July 23 at noon EST. The conversation will be led...

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