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Published on 17 Jul 2018 Written by Lee Cooke Posted in Community

USGBC Florida has recently made available to members a report by attorney and former South Florida region board member Erin L. Deady and Associate Attorney Danielle...

Published on 13 Jul 2018 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

USGBC Iowa welcomes the members of our 2018 Market Leadership Advisory Board. This group of strategic influencers partners closely with staff to realize continued regional market transformation. The selected Market Leadership Advisory...

Published on 12 Jul 2018 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

USGBC Wisconsin welcomes the members of our 2018 Market Leadership Advisory Board. This group of strategic influencers partners closely with staff to realize continued regional market transformation. The selected Market...

Published on 11 Jul 2018 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Community

Students and young professionals can now apply for a scholarship to attend GreenerBuilder next month in San Francisco. The deadline to submit an application is Tues., July 24.

GreenerBuilder is the leading conference and expo...

Published on 11 Jul 2018 Written by Emily Zhang Posted in Community

Feature image: The LEED Silver Pearson Hall. Photo credit: Virginia Tech University Relations.

Universities across the country are emphasizing the importance of green building on their campuses, making healthier communities in which students and staff can...

Published on 06 Jul 2018 Written by Lee Cooke Posted in Community

On June 26, Mirabella Florida, an eco-friendly community for older residents outside of Sarasota, Florida, formally celebrated the certification of its 100th home to earn LEED Platinum status.

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Published on 03 Jul 2018 Written by Carolyn Yi Posted in Community

The work of creating sustainable schools that is done by the Center for Green Schools at USGBC has long been powered by the efforts of USGBC communities and...

Published on 29 Jun 2018 Written by Dominique Hargreaves Posted in Community

New standards require solar

Moving to cut energy use in new homes by more than 50 percent, the California Energy Commission has adopted energy-efficient building standards that will require solar photovoltaic systems starting in 2020. The standards, which are the first in the nation to...

Published on 29 Jun 2018 Written by Rhiannon Jacobsen Posted in Community

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of joining Jessica Wilson and the Carolinas communities of USGBC North Carolina and...

Published on 25 Jun 2018 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Community

GreenerBuilder is the leading conference and expo for sustainability professionals in the Pacific Region, taking place August 1 in San Francisco. Hosted by ...

Published on 21 Jun 2018 Written by Ryan P. Snow Posted in Community

The Carolinas Green Gala and Sustainable Business Awards returns to the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Thursday, September 20. The annual Green Gala is a celebration of local leaders in the green building movement and features a sit-...

Published on 21 Jun 2018 Written by Dwayne Sperber Posted in Community

Mandel Group, HGA, and C.D. Smith Construction, who together made up the project team for the...

Published on 19 Jun 2018 Written by Sarah Boren Posted in Community
Computer Keyboard and Notepad

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...

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