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Published on 23 Jan 2018 Written by Brandon Kaysen Posted in Education

Brandon Kaysen, LEED AP, is a professor at University of California, Santa Barbara.

As a Gaucho, it is an honor and a privilege to have created and to teach the...

Published on 17 Jan 2018 Written by Christopher Anderson Posted in Education

Chris Anderson, LEED Green Associate, is an environmental studies major and a senior at University of California, Santa Barbara.

The University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)...

Published on 17 Jan 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Green buildings are all around us and have profound effects, both positive and negative, on the natural environment, as well as the people who inhabit buildings every day.

We’ve created an introduction for everyone and anyone who wants to learn about the green buildings where they...

Published on 12 Jan 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Education

We say it often at USGBC: Every story about a building is a story about people. Every day we wake up, work, live and play in a man-made environment. Although most people associate sustainable buildings with environmental health, there is a growing understanding of the positive effect the green...

Published on 11 Jan 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

With our Education @USGBC playlists, we curate the best green building content for you out of the 650 courses...

Published on 10 Jan 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

New year, new resolutions. If your resolution is to grow your green building knowledge, great news: You’re already set up for success with your subscription to Education @USGBC. If you haven’t checked our site...

Published on 05 Jan 2018 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Education

A new semester always welcomes more students dedicated to learning about sustainability through LEED Lab courses in new places. In fall 2017, LEED Lab added two new countries to its ever-expanding list. The first course in Europe was held at Sapienza–Università di Roma in Italy, and...

Published on 19 Dec 2017 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Are you an ambitious student looking to jump-start your career in sustainability? Earning a LEED Green Associate credential before your diploma adds value to your current educational program and signifies to future employers or...

Published on 18 Dec 2017 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

With our Education @USGBC playlists, we curate the best green building content for you out of the 650 courses...

Published on 13 Dec 2017 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

The Education @USGBC platform offers more than 650 courses on all aspects of LEED, green building and sustainability. From...

Published on 06 Dec 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

During this season of giving, we encourage you to share these courses with your colleagues, friends and family to help them understand your commitment to green building and sustainability. Each course provides insight into foundational concepts and connects these to our every day actions. With...

Published on 27 Nov 2017 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

A LEED professional credential denotes proficiency in today’s sustainable design, construction and operations standards. Part of that proficiency is staying up to date on the latest industry innovations. LEED professionals are...

Published on 08 Nov 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

Greenbuild is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. With more than 200 education sessions, 600 exhibitors and a full slate of workshops and summits, there is a definite buzz around Boston...

Published on 24 Oct 2017 Written by Grant Olear Posted in Education

USGBC will be hosting a Spanish-language webinar on Thurs., October 26 from 12–1 p.m. highlighting existing...

Published on 11 Oct 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

At the beginning of each quarter, USGBC releases the latest LEED Addenda. This update includes important interpretations, corrections and pilot credit updates, providing guidance and clarification....

Published on 28 Sep 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

You may know Arc to be a state-of-the-art online platform for building owners and operators to collect, manage and benchmark their building data to improve sustainability performance. All projects, whether...

Published on 27 Sep 2017 Written by Lisa McNabola Posted in Education

Seventhwave, USGBC member, education partner and USGBC Wisconsin local community sponsor, has several upcoming opportunities for local green building...

Published on 20 Sep 2017 Written by Margo Street Posted in Education

Learn powerful new strategies for making sustainability a driver of organizational engagement and change at the Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership course. Offered through Harvard’s...

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