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May 2016

Published on May 25, 2016 Written by Jim McGarry Posted in Center for Green Schools

Across the country, there is a shift toward more efficient, healthier and greener schools, spurred in part by sustainable design and purchasing trends that shape today’s cutting-edge learning environments. One of the premier events for practitioners is EDspaces, the only...

Published on May 20, 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Center for Green Schools

One of the biggest draws of the LEED Lab course is that it prepares students far beyond just giving them an understanding of LEED and green building projects—it actually prepares them to succeed in 21st century sustainability careers. In the LEED...

Published on May 18, 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Center for Green Schools

As one of the greenest campuses in the country, the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) is deeply committed to fostering a culture of sustainability. Green building is a top priority at UCSB: all new buildings on...

Published on May 6, 2016 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

Encouraging. Resourceful. Compassionate. Committed. These are just a few of the words that came up when I asked some of my USGBC colleagues about their favorite teachers. Whether teaching us about systems thinking or climate change, honing our leadership skills or celebrating our successes, the impacts that teachers have on their...

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