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Published on 19 Sep 2017 Written by Rhiannon Jacobsen Posted in Community

It is an exciting time in the green industry. USGBC’s Green Building Economic Impact Study found that the green construction growth rate is rapidly outpacing that of conventional...

Published on 19 Sep 2017 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Community

In so many parts of our country and the world, people are facing devastations from catastrophic weather and geological phenomena of a scope and scale that I cannot even begin to imagine. USGBC is a global community, and watching those suffering from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, wildfires in...

Published on 14 Sep 2017 Written by Melanie Islam Posted in Community

In July, USGBC Hawaii took part in a convergence of bikes, healthy local food and insightful speakers at the SALT district in Kaka’ako....

Published on 06 Sep 2017 Written by Daniel Pacheco Posted in Community

Salt Lake City has taken a huge step in making itself more green. On August 29, the City Council of Salt Lake City approved an ordinance that...

Published on 06 Sep 2017 Written by Aline Althen Posted in Community

Smart Cities Week delivers solutions for the urgent global need for more livable, workable and sustainable cities. Come to Washington, D.C., from October 3 to 5, to join visionary government leaders and the world’s...

Published on 01 Sep 2017 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Community

My thoughts and prayers are with those in Texas—especially our USGBC staff, volunteers, their families and our members.

As a community of staff, volunteers and members all across the globe, we are all impacted as an organization when something as devastating as Hurricane Harvey...

Published on 31 Aug 2017 Written by Alyson Laura Posted in Community

An illuminating panel of three perspectives on social equity, moderated by Belinda Morrow, followed a building tour of the recently renovated, LEED Gold Auburn Avenue Research Library. The event was hosted by...

Published on 31 Aug 2017 Written by Jessica L. Wilson Posted in Community

USGBC North Carolina and USGBC South Carolina would like to congratulate their 2017 Rob Eggers Memorial Scholarship recipients, who will receive funding...

Published on 30 Aug 2017 Written by Kris Wilson Posted in Community

This article was originally published on Last Best News on August 26, 2017, and is reposted with permission. Read the...

Published on 30 Aug 2017 Written by Daniel Pacheco Posted in Community

USGBC Utah has concluded a week of events celebrating the theme that it’s “Good to be Green.” Volunteers pulled off several events between August 18 and 24 with a goal to celebrate, educate and update the broader...

Published on 29 Aug 2017 Written by Jon O'Brien Posted in Community

On August 15, the Keystone Contractors Association partnered with USGBC Central Pennsylvania to provide the construction industry with a...

Published on 23 Aug 2017 Written by Aline Althen Posted in Community

Join USGBC at the 30th Annual Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo (HFSE). Established to inspire you to evoke change and the advancement of a better delivery of healthcare through the physical space, HFSE features 120...

Published on 21 Aug 2017 Written by Brendan Owens Posted in Community

Every once in a while, a piece of your professional life you've come to take for granted collides with your personal life in a curious way.

In my case, it came through an Amazon email, which said the glasses I bought for my family...

Published on 18 Aug 2017 Written by Shelby Buso Posted in Community

On August 17, USGBC Georgia’s Emerging Professionals group learned how big dreams turn into tiny houses—and have an enormous impact. ...

Published on 18 Aug 2017 Written by Holly Baird Posted in Community

Zerolandfill, a material upcycling event, is entering its seventh year in Nashville. This award-winning program takes expired material samples from the local architecture and design community, diverts them from the landfill and gives them back to the local community, targeting teachers, artists...

Published on 17 Aug 2017 Written by nan schramm Posted in Community

Following on the heels of an early summer kick-off event, the first session of...

Published on 17 Aug 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Community

Southern California faces a variety of unique environmental and climate-related challenges that can be addressed through more sustainable land development practices. The SITES rating system can be used to develop landscapes on...

Published on 16 Aug 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Community

The July/August 2017 issue of USGBC+ showcases the platforms and practices by which leaders in the green building movement create innovative solutions and prioritize energy efficiency and resiliency.

Take a look at four of our top...

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