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April 2014

Published on April 28, 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in LEED

To millions of Americans, a U.S. embassy building is a little like one of our national parks or maybe the public library. Even though these places are rarely top-of-mind, nor do we use them on a regular basis, there is comfort in knowing they exist.

What’s more, to many Americans the presence of such things on the public landscape...

Published on April 25, 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

Education @USGBC is full of a variety of courses, all available to help you grow your green building knowledge.

Today we’re excited to share three of our top courses.

1. ...

Published on April 16, 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

The World Bank building in South Sudan had its challenges. The site was located in an area with no electricity supply, access to local building materials were few and far between, not to mention that during the design and entire construction period the client for the building was based in Washington D.C., the architect in Kenya, the...

Published on April 16, 2014 Written by Nils Kok Posted in LEED

Last week the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), launched its 2014 Survey. The release marks the fifth consecutive year that GRESB has been working to provide institutional investors with timely and actionable information about property companies and private equity funds.  

The real estate...

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