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July 2013

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 29, 2013 Written by Caroline McNally Posted in Advocacy and policy
Photo Credit:xmatt via Flicker Creative Commons

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 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 26, 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
Downtown Milwaukee. Credit: compujeramey via Flickr

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

Energy-saving program launched with $100 million commitment, Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee has pledged that buildings in the city totaling 5 million square feet will cut their energy...

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