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July 2013

Published on July 15, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Community

What's your name and title at USGBC?

Robb Tufts, Business Intelligence Specialist.

How long have you worked here?

6 years.

Fill in the blank: We are _____________

Building the future today.

Who would you invite to your dream dinner party?...

Published on July 10, 2013 Written by Elizabeth Rowe Posted in Community

For many college students, summer is about lounging by the pool or catching up on some much-needed pleasure reading. For others, summer is a time to gain real world job experience, also known as an internship. So I chose the latter for how I would spend my summer and flocked to the nation’s capital to pursue some amazing opportunities....

Published on July 9, 2013 Written by Tess Wiggins Posted in Community

77 local chapters. 182,000 residential and commercial projects. 2.8 billion certified square feet. 13,000 member companies.

USGBC and our amazing community of chapters, volunteers, members and supporters have accomplished some extraordinary achievements over the past 20 years. We’ve made time to reflect and celebrate...

Published on July 3, 2013 Written by Alex Zimmerman Posted in Community

My first exposure to LEED and the people behind it did not begin auspiciously. It was the night before the AIA Mainstreaming Green Conference in October of 1999 in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Hartsfield Airport in Atlanta was fogged in, cancelling all flights out for those of us trying to get to the conference. The Braves were in the World...