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Published on 08 May 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in LEED

Feature image: The Denali National Park entrance area is LEED-certified.

Although the phrase “green park” may sound redundant, outdoor spaces catering to human recreation can contain sustainability features, just like any other facet of the built...

Published on 08 May 2018 Written by Vatsal Bhatt Posted in Community

As the Director of Cities and Communities for USGBC, I am inspired every time I visit New York City. The city is a leading example for the sustainable built environment. 

I recently visited New York to attend and present a keynote speech at New York Build’s...

Published on 08 May 2018 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED
Published on 07 May 2018 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a long-term reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with H.R.4, with a wide bipartisan vote margin. Along with extending aviation-...

Published on 07 May 2018 Written by Trevyr Meade Posted in LEED

Parksmart certification can now boost a project’s LEED score. The LEED Steering Committee recently added...

Published on 04 May 2018 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Media

Honorees represent impressive environmental efforts in schools across the United States

Denver, CO—(May 4, 2018)—Today, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, in collaboration with the...

Published on 03 May 2018 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in Greenbuild

At Greenbuild Europe 2018, we welcomed nearly 400 green building professionals, leaders and stakeholders from 35 countries and 233 companies to learn, network and celebrate the work being done in the green building movement across...

Published on 03 May 2018 Written by Abby Fralin Posted in Community

USGBC National Capital Region's annual Community Leader Awards recognize excellence in sustainable design, environmental stewardship and community impact. They highlight the green building initiatives and...

Published on 02 May 2018 Written by Katie Weeks Posted in Community

USGBC National Capital Region would like to share a resource with its members: The Institute for Market Transformation...

Published on 02 May 2018 Written by Hope Gribble Posted in Community

Each year, the USGBC Missouri Gateway Chapter’s Green Schools Quest challenges public and private schools within...

Published on 02 May 2018 Written by Elizabeth Torres Posted in Education

USGBC's Social Equity Working Group has released Social Equity in the Built Environment, a learning pathway on ...

Published on 01 May 2018 Written by Heather Goetsch Posted in Community

What’s the Malcolm Lewis IMPACT! Award, and how can you apply? Attend a free webinar on Wed., June 6 to learn details and background. The webinar will cover the history of the award, past winners and requirements to apply.

The Malcolm Lewis IMPACT! Award, created in honor of...

Published on 01 May 2018 Written by Michelle Amt Posted in Industry

VMDO is a Green Schools Conference and Expo sponsor.

Despite recent changes in U.S. trade policy, the cost of photovoltaic (PV)...

Published on 30 Apr 2018 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

Tamil Nadu tops the list, followed by Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana and Delhi

Mumbai, India—(27 April 2018)—Today, USGBC released the list of India’s Top 10 States for...

Published on 30 Apr 2018 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Community

There’s excitement in the air. It could be the arrival of spring. It could be that this article marks one full year of our California Policy Corner series that has been helping spread the news about our impactful advocacy work across the state.

Thankfully, there are more than...

Published on 30 Apr 2018 Written by Caitlin McGrellis Posted in LEED

GBCI is seeking to fill three open seats on the Credentialing Steering Committee (CSC), the governing body for GBCI’s professional credentials. The three seats represent credential specializations in:

  1. LEED Building Design and...

Published on 27 Apr 2018 Written by Shira Weintraub Posted in Community

Feature image: Emerging professionals attend a benefit baseball game together.

The USGBC Georgia–Atlanta Emerging Professionals (EP) group offers an environment for young professionals who are...

Published on 27 Apr 2018 Written by Iain Hyde Posted in Advocacy and policy

In recent years, the number of annual weather and climate disaster events causing at least $1 billion in damages has been on the rise in the U.S. In 2015, there were 10 different disasters, each exceeding $1 billion in impact throughout the United States. In...

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