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Published on 01 Aug 2017 Written by Patti Mason Posted in Community

The National Western Center (NWC) and Colorado State University have embarked on an expansive, 20-plus-year redevelopment of the 250-acre campus. It is one of six portfolio projects that the City of Denver collectively refers to as the North Cornerstone Collaborative. According to the...

Published on 28 Jul 2017 Written by Jennifer Kruse Posted in Community

The USGBC Minnesota community recognizes that whatever the challenges, we need the right people, tools and platforms to solve them. With increasing focus on not only reducing our environmental impact, but also improving...

Published on 26 Jul 2017 Written by Mark Bryan Posted in Community

How did you get involved in building sustainability?

I got involved at the end of my BA in architecture program in college. I was interested in exploring the connection between the environment and architectural design. I identified myself as an environmentalist, but...

Published on 25 Jul 2017 Written by Elizabeth Thompson Posted in Community

The best-selling book Drawdown, edited by Paul Hawken, offers a model for "the 100 most substantive solutions to global warming." The goal of the research presented in the book is to find out whether human beings can reverse the...

Published on 21 Jul 2017 Written by Jennifer Wellman-... Posted in Community

USGBC National Capital Region announced the recipients of the 2017 Community Leader Awards during the organization’s 16th annual  A Midsummer Night’s Green  event on July...

Published on 14 Jul 2017 Written by Jason O'Neill Posted in Community

People who choose careers in the built environment work for something more than just a paycheck. I believe that we choose to work in this field out of a genuine desire to improve the living conditions of our buildings for our fellow citizens, as well as reduce their impact on the environment....

Published on 12 Jul 2017 Written by Samantha Castro Posted in Community

On June 16, USGBC Kentucky community members gathered for a tour of Louisville’s Sheppard Square, Kentucky’s first affordable housing project to seek LEED for Neighborhood Development (ND) status.

Norma Ward, of the Louisville Metro Housing Authority, with the help of...

Published on 12 Jul 2017 Written by Malini Foobalan Posted in Community

Feature image: Rendering of the plaza at United Properties’ WELL-registered project “The Nordic” in Minneapolis. Image credit: LHB.

The USGBC Minnesota community recognizes that...

Published on 12 Jul 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Community

The NYC Department of Sanitation’s Foundation for New York’s Strongest is hosting an exhibition of food waste solutions at their annual ...

Published on 11 Jul 2017 Written by Carrie Webster Posted in Community

Energy and sustainability leaders from Henrico County, Chesterfield County, James City County and the City of Richmond recently joined members and supporters of USGBC Greater Virginia for a presentation and...

Published on 11 Jul 2017 Written by Bala Srini Posted in Community
Published on 06 Jul 2017 Written by Tracie Hall Posted in Community

An alliance has formed between USGBC New York Upstate and Southern Tier Solar Works (STSW). This partnership will help to highlight the...

Published on 06 Jul 2017 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in Community

In the built environment, we tend to focus on the end result of the work we do—the building, the space or the community. But what about the impact from what happens before the building is constructed, or after it is no longer in use? This more holistic thinking is becoming the norm,...

Published on 05 Jul 2017 Written by Heidi Kunsch-Kunka Posted in Community

In March of 2016, USGBC Central Pennsylvania identified an opportunity to work with Habitat for Humanity of Harrisburg on a rewarding project: a duplex that was going to be given to a military veteran’s...

Published on 30 Jun 2017 Written by Susan Dawson Posted in Community

This year, USGBC National Capital Region will host over 300 professionals from Washington, D.C.’s commercial real estate industry to recognize and celebrate our collective achievements in sustainable...

Published on 28 Jun 2017 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

Join the USGBC Greater Virginia and USGBC Hampton Roads communities at the ...

Published on 27 Jun 2017 Written by nan schramm Posted in Community

On June 8, USGBC National Capital Region’s Commercial Interiors Task Force hosted their first in a series of planned events. The kick-off event was a presentation and...

Published on 27 Jun 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Community

The USGBC community is a wide-ranging cohort of green building experts and emerging professionals. To share what's happening in all our local communities around the U.S. for these professionals to attend, we have a special events page....

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