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August 2013

Published on August 26, 2013 Written by Lynn N. Simon 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.

I am my father...

Published on August 23, 2013 Written by Gregory Shank Posted in Community

I’ve been heavily involved with LEED for 12 of its 20 years. There were times when we were just trying to get people to start using it and many times when we were trying to reinvent it. Nowadays, time is spent evaluating energy data to measure the performance of LEED buildings against a wide range of benchmarks.

When I look back on...

Published on August 21, 2013 Written by Tess Wiggins Posted in Community

Over the past two and a half months, we’ve asked our Twitter followers one question: How are you part of #GreenbuildNation?

The hashtag #GreenbuildNation is part of a Twitter contest where followers tweet us a link to something that connects them to the Greenbuild Nation. The prize? A free conference pass to Greenbuild 2013 in...

Published on August 19, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Community

What's your name and position at USGBC?
Nicolette Mueller, Office of the CEO.

How long have you been at USGBC?
I celebrated my fourth anniversary on July 10th!

How do you get to work?
I walk through Washington DC's beautiful DuPont circle.


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