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USGBC+ Transforming Our Built Environment
September/October 2017: Engage, Empower, Perform

GBCI: 0920014400

Stories and strategies behind the world’s best green buildings
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

Published on: September 19, 2017

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USGBC+ is the membership magazine of the U.S. Green Building Council.

To receive 1 hour of GBCI CE, first read the magazine online here, or the individual articles in the Additional Resources on the right. Then click "Take the quiz" on the right side of this page. Upon passing the quiz, your hour will be reported to GBCI and you will be able to download a certificate of completion.

In this issue:

Features

Engage: “Green Mountain City” - Burlington, Vermont, is completely powered by renewable energy and on track to become a net-zero city.

Empower: “Retraining American Workers for Green Energy Jobs” - In coal country and elsewhere across the United States, workers are signing up to learn the necessary skills for jobs in clean energy.

Perform: “The Platinum Corridor” - A Philadelphia developer builds one of the nation’s most sustainable urban neighborhoods.

LEED Impact Categories

Community: “Green Backing” - Architect, policy maker, and green school champion Joseph da Silva advocates for integration and collaboration on every front.

Ecosystems: “Taking Flight” - Liberty Wildlife Rehabilitation Center makes significant strides in its conservation and education efforts using its new LEED Platinum building as a vehicle.

Green economy: “From Steel to Silver and Gold” - A spotlight on the first LEED-certified steel production mill in the world.

Departments

LEED ON: “Engage and Empower” – Letter from our leaders

Advocacy: “Policy at Play”- David Matiella is a champion of sustainability in the Lone Star State.

Professional Pulse – Q&A with Amira Hassan, Green Globes professional and Green Classroom professional

Objectives

  1. Identify new employment opportunities with renewable energy
  2. Identify the impact of sustainable features at a wildlife rehabilitation center
  3. Recognize features of sustainable urban neighborhoods
  4. List strategies a city is taking to become net zero

Series

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