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August 2013

Published on August 26, 2013 Written by Cecilia Shutters Posted in Advocacy and policy

When was the last time you talked to your Senator? Does he or she know green buildings are important to you? 

Join green building advocates from across the country as we band together to let our elected officials know #LEEDworks! 

The #LEEDworks campaign kicks off Monday, Aug. 26, and runs through Friday,...

Published on August 23, 2013 Written by Nell Boyle Posted in Advocacy and policy

Over the last few decades, the Southeast Region has experienced exceptional growth in population. This is a rich and diverse section of the country with numerous natural resources including large forests, mountain streams, coastal areas and agricultural commerce. Generally, these states have few large urban hubs and numerous small towns and...

Published on August 20, 2013 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Advocacy and policy

This summer news is as refreshing as an Arnold Palmer. For the first time in eight presidential terms (that’s 32 years, but who’s counting?), solar panels will be back on the roof of the White House. According to reports, installation began last week.

The energy-saving move was green-lit, so to speak, three years ago as part...

Published on August 20, 2013 Written by Jenna Cramer Posted in Advocacy and policy

The Northeast Corridor Regional Committee (NECRC) is composed of 11 chapters, in Pennsylvania, West Virginia,...

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