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Published on 19 Jun 2018 Written by Sarah Boren Posted in Community

One of the many benefits of membership at USGBC is access to myriad education programs and series, including USGBC Florida's monthly...

Published on 19 Jun 2018 Written by Emily Zhang Posted in Community

Feature image: Discovery Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia.

The annual Connect the Dots Green Schools Challenge pairs K–12 schools in Washington, D.C.,...

Published on 18 Jun 2018 Written by Allyssa Calderhead Posted in Community
Published on 13 Jun 2018 Written by Amanda Komar Posted in Community

USGBC Arizona recently held its sixth annual Heavy Medals Awards at the Salt River Project’s LEED Gold PERA Club. The awards recognize outstanding...

Published on 13 Jun 2018 Written by Aline Althen Posted in Community

The city that never sleeps, that is always hustling and bustling, that is home to some of the most iconic buildings, businesses and individuals in history, will soon play host to the largest and most influential annual event in the world of architecture: the...

Published on 11 Jun 2018 Written by Steph Leonard Posted in Community

On April 30, 15 volunteers attending the IMPACT Conference supported the Legacy Project at River’s Edge Academy (REA) in St. Paul, Minnesota, to help make the school's outdoor classroom better for...

Published on 08 Jun 2018 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

The USGBC Wisconsin community is committed to transforming the way buildings are designed, constructed and operated. Local leadership achieves this through support for the continued growth of ...

Published on 08 Jun 2018 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

USGBC Tennessee’s Paper Power program challenges teams of Memphis-area high school students to construct innovative structures using recycled paper products. The program builds teamwork, encourages creativity and increases...

Published on 07 Jun 2018 Written by Kyle Weise Posted in Community

“When it comes to water, Milwaukee gets it…Milwaukee will be the freshwater capital of the world."

—U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, 2014

Issues in water continue to be a major facet of sustainable development worldwide. As we...

Published on 06 Jun 2018 Written by Lindsay Neemann Posted in Community

As an advisory board member for USGBC Nebraska Flatwater, I'm been excited to share the news of recent projects at Metropolitan Community College (MCC) in Omaha,...

Published on 05 Jun 2018 Written by Emily Zhang Posted in Community

Feature image courtesy of Prakash Patel/SmithGroupJJR.

For those traveling to Virginia Beach this summer, the LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge-certified...

Published on 01 Jun 2018 Written by Lee Cooke Posted in Community

USGBC Florida has long been committed to removing market barriers to a clean, green economy; to educating the public, the business community and our elected officials about green buildings and sustainability; and to accelerating...

Published on 31 May 2018 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Community

GreenerBuilder 2018 will take place Wed., August 1 at the University of California, San Francisco’s Mission Bay Conference Center.

Don’t miss out on the excitement—here are three ways you can...

Published on 30 May 2018 Written by Elisha Montgomery Posted in Community

On May 1 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USGBC held the IMPACT 2018 conference, the premier green building event in the Midwest. Throughout the day, attendees learned how businesses have risen to the challenge of creating sustainable...

Published on 25 May 2018 Written by Alicia Blum Posted in Community

USGBC Ohio is impressed by the way that Smale Riverfront Park, in Cincinnati, Ohio, has successfully demonstrated resiliency strategies. Among LEED v4 credits are three...

Published on 21 May 2018 Written by Mia Brondum Posted in Community

We all know the feeling of being new and filled with a million questions, whether it’s starting a new job, living in a new city, attending a new school or even joining a new group of friends. It’s not always easy to find someone to confide in or to find the time to ask all your...

Published on 21 May 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Community

For 50 years, The Mart in Chicago has hosted the design conference NeoCon. The event will be held this year from June 11 to 13. Attracting more than 50,000 design professionals, this conference...

Published on 18 May 2018 Written by Sabrina Bachman Posted in Community

USGBC Maryland community members celebrated their first spring work day with Garrett Heights Elementary / Middle School this year. The partnership with this Baltimore...

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