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April 2015

Published on April 29, 2015 Written by Ryan P. Snow Posted in Community

The EPA's ENERGY STAR 2015 National Building Competition is an excellent example of competition that results in quantifiable reductions in energy and water use and corresponding CO2...

Published on April 27, 2015 Written by Brendan Owens Posted in Community

I’ve been part of and loved every Greenbuild but one (I missed Sao Paolo, Brazil, because of an unavoidable conflict). I’ve traveled by plane (usually), bus (twice—both were more fun than you might think), train, car and… bike.

The bike trip was by...

Published on April 23, 2015 Written by Kirsten Swanson Posted in Community

This month, Mayda Colon was recognized as one of USGBC's Above and Beyond Volunteers—a volunteer leader whose contributions have led to outstanding achievements in the green building movement.    


Published on April 22, 2015 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Community

This article appeared in The Huffington Post on April 22, 2015.

As I was sitting over coffee watching the sun peek its nose over the horizon on this 22nd day of April—the 45th anniversary of Earth Day—I suddenly realized I wanted...

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