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September 2015

Published on September 23, 2015 Written by Julia Pergolini Posted in Center for Green Schools

The World Green Building Council’s World Green Building Week is in full swing, celebrating the efforts of Green Building Councils (GBCs) from 100 countries around the world, which in turn represent more than 27,000 organizations.

From Sept. 21-27, 2015, GBCs are...

Published on September 18, 2015 Written by Mike Walker Posted in Center for Green Schools

If you're a green schools advocate, you’re used to championing energy efficiency initiatives. However, it can be very challenging for sustainability professionals with no background in computer networking to advocate for changes related to information technology. You really need a “green IT” expert by your side.


Published on September 16, 2015 Written by Steph Leonard Posted in Center for Green Schools

During the economic downturn, as business slowed, one company in Minnesota looked around and asked “what if?”

What if, in the face of uncertainty, we plant a garden within the abundance of green space at our corporate headquarters and donate the food to those in need in our community? Retail Construction...

Published on September 15, 2015 Written by Josh Lasky Posted in Center for Green Schools

USGBC is proud to welcome Energy Focus as our newest Green Apple Partner. Energy Focus, a leading provider of energy efficient LED lighting products and technology, is committed to transforming the places where our students learn.

“We believe that making our schools healthier and more efficient is more than just an opportunity...

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