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Published on 30 Jul 2018 Written by Prateek Jain Posted in Community

On June 26, in San Francisco, we shifted the attention away from design and operation for a moment and put contractors in the sustainability spotlight. How can they proactively contribute to green building movement? To answer this question,...

Published on 30 Jul 2018 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Greenbuild

Greenbuild India is returning to Mumbai in November, offering two full days of education sessions about sustainable design, construction and operations. ...

Published on 26 Jul 2018 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Greenbuild

Registration is now open for Greenbuild India 2018, taking place November 15–18 at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. Buy your...

Published on 26 Jul 2018 Written by Annie Hall Posted in Community

The Arizona State Conference, hosted by USGBC Arizona, is the flagship green building event in the state, uniting over one hundred industry...

Published on 26 Jul 2018 Written by Charu Srivastava Posted in Advocacy and policy

Feature image: Chris Pyke presents during the Energy and Health Nexus session.

USGBC participated in the National Institute of Health (NIH) annual Health in Building...

Published on 25 Jul 2018 Written by Ethan Heil Posted in Community

Members of the USGBC Northern California community were recently offered an exclusive tour of the LEED-certified home of the Golden State Warriors. ...

Published on 23 Jul 2018 Written by Emily Zhang Posted in Community

The health care industry is increasingly turning its attention to the effects of buildings on the wellness of patients, staff and visitors. LEED offers project teams working on health care facilities the opportunity to embed health-focused...

Published on 23 Jul 2018 Written by Mikaela Kieffer Posted in LEED

Interested in contributing to the future of LEED? Apply now to serve on one of our LEED technical committees. The call for LEED volunteers is open through August 24.

Here are a few tips to help you navigate the application and...

Published on 20 Jul 2018 Written by Jennifer Wellman-... Posted in Community

USGBC National Capital Region announced the recipients of the 2018 Community Leader Awards during the organization’s 17th annual  A Midsummer...

Published on 20 Jul 2018 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

With the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season already upon us, and the images from last year’s catastrophic season still fresh in our memory, resiliency and disaster preparedness are on everyone’s mind. 2017 was the most expensive year on record for damage from climate and weather...

Published on 19 Jul 2018 Written by Amanda Komar Posted in Community

Lancaster, Pa.—(July 18, 2018)—The City of Lancaster announced today that it has achieved LEED for Cities Gold certification, making it one of the first in the country to be certified using the LEED for Cities rating...

Published on 19 Jul 2018 Written by Ian Tierney Posted in Community

Over the past decade, "the Big Island" of Hawaii has quietly become a leader in the local green building movement, most notably in net zero energy, water and waste initiatives.

In 2018, USGBC Hawaii will host its first-ever...

Published on 19 Jul 2018 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

What percentage of your time is spent in a built environment, from a building to a city block? 75 percent? 80 percent? According to the U.S. EPA, the average American spends 90 percent of their time indoors. As you can see, the...

Published on 19 Jul 2018 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

LEED v4 is helping to transform the building marketplace, with more than 5,000+ registered and certified projects, totaling 1.3 billion gross square feet of space. As these projects work toward LEED certification, we are committed to...

Published on 18 Jul 2018 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

What percentage of your time is spent in a built environment, from a building to a city block? 75 percent? 80 percent? According to the U.S. EPA, the average American spends 90 percent of their time indoors. As you can see, the...

Published on 18 Jul 2018 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Greenbuild

Interested in participating in Greenbuild Europe next year? Submit a session proposal, or...

Published on 18 Jul 2018 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Community

Buy a ticket today for the annual GreenerBuilder conference and expo to hear from keynote speaker...

Published on 18 Jul 2018 Written by Aline Althen Posted in Media

Annual event to be held August 1 at UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center

San Francisco, Calif.—(July 18, 2018)—Building a more sustainable future for the Pacific region will be the focus of USGBC's upcoming...

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