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Published on 07 Feb 2018 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Community

Registration is now open for USGBC’s seventh annual IMPACT 2018 conference and expo in Minnesota.

  • When: April 30–May 1
  • Where: ...

Published on 06 Feb 2018 Written by Shelby Buso Posted in Community

USGBC Georgia is proud to announce the members of our 2018 Market Leadership Advisory Board. This group of strategic influencers works with the USGBC community team to develop and implement programming that supports USGBC’s...

Published on 06 Feb 2018 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Rigorous studies of El Paso, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., demonstrate that smart surface strategies can deliver more resilient, healthier, cooler and more equitable cities

Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 6, 2018)—Today, Delivering Urban...

Published on 02 Feb 2018 Written by Luke Leising Posted in Community

On January 22, USGBC Indiana held its second annual Day at the Statehouse.

Making headway on green legislation

Community members participated in a lively discussion over lunch on current legislation being...

Published on 02 Feb 2018 Written by Tracie Hall Posted in Community

The USGBC New York Upstate community is excited about the opportunities to educate, advocate and celebrate green building in 2018. If you are already a member, we encourage you to share ideas for education and networking...

Published on 02 Feb 2018 Written by Lauren Elasik Goo... Posted in Community

The USGBC Northern California community offers a Green Building Mentor Program that challenges community buildings across the San Francisco Bay Area to make strides toward greater sustainability....

Published on 01 Feb 2018 Written by Nicholas Firmand Posted in LEED

Interested in becoming a LEED Fellow, or know someone else who would be a great candidate? USGBC's call for nominations of qualified applicants is now open for the 2018 class of LEED Fellows.

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Published on 01 Feb 2018 Written by Sheri Brezinka Posted in Industry

U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is set to host the 2018 Super Bowl on Sun., February 4. Not only will the Super Bowl draw thousands of visitors to the stadium, but more than 100 million will watch the game...

Published on 31 Jan 2018 Written by Brenden McEneaney Posted in Advocacy and policy

It’s the end of January, and probably the last comfortable time to say, “Happy New Year!” With 2018 activities already moving at a fast clip, it seems the restful holidays are a distant memory. Green building marches on, and USGBC thanks you for joining us on the journey.

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Published on 31 Jan 2018 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. — (Jan. 31, 2018) — Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released the annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the...

Published on 31 Jan 2018 Written by Danielle Makous Posted in LEED

The results are in for USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list. This list highlights states throughout the U.S. that are making significant strides in sustainable design, construction and transformation at the building level.

Together, these states have certified a total of 1,399...

Published on 30 Jan 2018 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in Greenbuild

Registration is now open for individuals and groups for Greenbuild Europe 2018. The event will be held in Berlin, Germany, April 17–18 at the...

Published on 30 Jan 2018 Written by Dwayne Sperber Posted in Sponsored

Wudeward Urban Forest Products, with support from the U.S. Forest Service, an equal opportunity employer, are excited to present a new award category in partnership with...

Published on 30 Jan 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

If a single green building can save money, make people's lives better and benefit the environment, then an entire green city of green buildings can have an even bigger impact! With LEED for Cities and...

Published on 29 Jan 2018 Written by Alysson Blackwelder Posted in Advocacy and policy

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced a Better Buildings webinar, "...

Published on 29 Jan 2018 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Education

Seventhwave is a catalyst for change in the built environment, a nonprofit focused on advancing energy efficiency. We live our mission through research, consulting, program administration and education.

If you...

Published on 29 Jan 2018 Written by Asa Foss Posted in LEED

On January 5, 2018, USGBC published LEED Interpretation 10470, allowing projects in California that pursue LEED v4 BD+C: Homes to be rewarded for energy savings...

Published on 29 Jan 2018 Written by Jaime Van Mourik Posted in Education

USGBC believes that providing knowledge and opportunities for action will result in true transformation. And we are committed to helping prepare the next generation for 21st century careers. To do this, we have released a suite of post-secondary curricular resources and opportunities to support...

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