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Published on April 29, 2016 Written by Heather Goetsch Posted in Community

USGBC Wisconsin partnered with Seventhwave and the Wisconsin Builders Association to host the second annual Student Poster Competition at the...

Published on April 29, 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in

Every story about a green building is a story about people. And every story about LEED is a story about leadership. Nowhere is this more evident than in China. With green development serving as a major agenda item for President Xi Jinping, leaders across China are making sustainability happen on a global scale. At last year’s COP21...

Published on April 29, 2016 Written by Chris Pyke Posted in Community

Last week, GRESB was proud to partner with USGBC Northern California, CodeGreen Solutions, the...

Published on April 29, 2016 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

In May, the LEED v4 education focus will be on sustainable sites. A building’s impact is not restricted to what's inside it. Between 1982 and 2001, in the United States alone, about 34 million acres (13,759 hectares) of open space—an area the size of Illinois—were lost to development at a rate of approximately four acres per...

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