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Published on 09 Aug 2017 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

As a K–12 teacher, you need lessons developed to help you foster a more sustainable future for your students. Learning Lab is the online platform that can give you those educational tools.

With a catalog of...

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 08 Aug 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

Once you've made the commitment to earn your LEED AP credential, then it's time to study for the exam. Where do you start? USGBC wants to help you become a LEED professional and leader in the green building community, so we've...

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 04 Aug 2017 Written by Brett Rosenberg Posted in Community

Integrating onsite water reuse

USGBC Northern California recently presented a Best in the West webinar about...

Published on 04 Aug 2017 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Center for Green Schools

USGBC's Connect the Dots: Green Schools Challenge program challenges K–12 schools across Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland and West Virginia to develop and implement the most creative, effective, no- or...

Published on 03 Aug 2017 Written by Jesse Turck 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 our...

Published on 03 Aug 2017 Written by Mikaela Kieffer Posted in LEED

The application period for new LEED committee members is open through August 31, 2017. In honor of that, USGBC is...

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

VERGE 17 is just around the corner, and you can receive a 10 percent discount on your registration through USGBC. Always a hot spot for cutting-edge thinking at the intersection of technology and sustainability...

Published on 02 Aug 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

Credits, prerequisites and points—achieving LEED certification involves a lot of components. But it's not as complicated as it sounds....

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 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 01 Aug 2017 Written by Lauren Taymor Posted in Sponsored

In this series, speakers from USGBC Northern California’s GreenerBuilder conference, held July 13, 2017 at the Zero Net Energy Center in...

Published on 31 Jul 2017 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Advocacy and policy

Local and state leaders across Virginia are continuing to commit support for the principles of the Paris Climate Agreement.

This July, AIA Virginia released a ...

Published on 31 Jul 2017 Written by Brenden McEneaney Posted in Advocacy and policy

The state legislature’s July 21 recess created a crunch time for policymaking for much of June and July, during which USGBC worked hard to advance bills at the state level and promote our green building message. A major measure to pump billions of dollars into transportation upgrades,...

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 30 Jul 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

A green school is about more than curriculum, more than programming and more than bricks and mortar. It’s a school that supports global sustainability in every way. A green school begins with the future in mind, designing a learning experience for students that will prepare them to lead...

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...

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