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Published on 17 Aug 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Greenbuild

All over the world, promoting wellness is a priority for employers, builders and city planners alike. Building green using LEED, and other GBCI-administered rating systems such as...

Published on 15 Aug 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Greenbuild

Learn how you can integrate GBCI’s SITES v2 rating system into the development and ongoing maintenance of your projects. Register for our...

Published on 15 Aug 2017 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Greenbuild

At USGBC, we always say that every story about LEED is a story about people. When USGBC set out to create the LEED standards, we wanted to build something that helped people and made their lives better. After all, we spend 90 percent of our...

Published on 09 Aug 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Greenbuild

On the road to Greenbuild 2017, we take inspiration from some of the top engineering firms in green building. The work of these companies demonstrates that whether a project is new construction or an existing building, in a...

Published on 08 Aug 2017 Written by Dominique Hargreaves Posted in Greenbuild

A charrette-style session that took place at WaterBuild 2016 is helping make Los Angeles more water-resilient. In preparation for...

Published on 07 Aug 2017 Written by Heather Goetsch Posted in Greenbuild

USGBC is “All In” for Greenbuild Boston. Our movement is driven by passionate and talented individuals, and we want to celebrate and recognize the local leaders and teams who improve their communities. We also...

Published on 02 Aug 2017 Written by Aline Althen Posted in Greenbuild

With Greenbuild 2017 just over three months away, now is the perfect time to celebrate the success of just a few of the green building movement’s most innovative architecture and design firms. We hope their work in...

Published on 31 Jul 2017 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in Greenbuild

The topic of materials is one that spans every phase of a building’s life cycle. It includes considerations about construction waste, specifying materials for the building’s structure in the design and construction phase, making green cleaning choices while the building is in use and...

Published on 24 Jul 2017 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Greenbuild

Gather with green building champions, at one of our upcoming Women in Green events at Greenbuild 2017.

Greenbuild China: Women in Green Power Breakfast
October 18 from 7:30–9 a.m.
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Published on 19 Jul 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Greenbuild

Registration is now open for Greenbuild India. Held annually in the United States since 2002, the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building....

Published on 17 Jul 2017 Written by Daniel Huard Posted in Greenbuild

WaterBuild 2016, the Water Summit at Greenbuild, kicked off its first of a three-year program series last year in Los Angeles. As we gear up for the 2017 Summit in...

Published on 17 Jul 2017 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Greenbuild

The Earth's climate is changing, and 97 percent of climate scientists agree that it is likely due to human activities. So where does that leave us and the rest of the building industry?

Buildings account for more...

Published on 07 Jul 2017 Posted in Greenbuild

This excerpt is from "Madison Park High School Green Building Tech Club," by Jen Cole, published on June 6 on the USGBC Massachusetts website.

As part of the ...

Published on 06 Jul 2017 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Greenbuild

Registration is now open for both Greenbuild India and Greenbuild China. For the first time, the world's largest green building conference will be held in Mumbai...

Published on 06 Jul 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Greenbuild

Award-winning green building conference and expo headed to Mumbai, November 2–5

Mumbai, India—(July 6, 2017)—Today, USGBC, the creators of the LEED green building...

Published on 15 Jun 2017 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Greenbuild

Did you know that you can attend Greenbuild this year in Boston, China or India? Greenbuild 2017, the world's largest and most influential green building conference, offers a forum in three locations for the green building...

Published on 13 Jun 2017 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Greenbuild

More than 20 years ago, USBGC started as a vision. Today, it is an unparalleled community of sustainability-focused and like-minded people responsible for anchoring one of the most important environmental movements of our time. In 2000, the very first LEED buildings were certified, propelling...

Published on 12 Jun 2017 Written by Kirsten Swanson Posted in Greenbuild

Do you believe everyone deserves healthy, safe, efficient green spaces in which to live, work, learn, and play? USGBC seeks community changemakers who share our vision and have the drive to make green buildings and sustainable communities accessible to all people and populations.

Take the...

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