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USGBC+ Transforming Our Built Environment
January/February 2017: Building, Lasting, Partnerships

GBCI: 0920012009

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

Published on: January 17, 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 addition there is a short video available for one of the articles in this issue. Click on the image above to view.
In this issue:
Features

Building: “Contractors Leading The Way” - A new LEED User Group helps accredited builders connect and achieve their projects’ full potential.

Lasting: “The Power Of Zero” - A number of organizations are formalizing their efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

Partnerships: “Advancing Global Unity” - The private sector joins with global governments to create mutual opportunities to advance a sustainable economy.

LEED Impact Categories

Community: “All the Difference” - Lava Mae addresses a chronic challenge facing homeless populations.

Ecosystems: “Site Specific Solar” - Diverse organizations come together to make Yellowstone the nation’s greenest park.

Green economy: “Sustainable Equality” - Green For All gives disenfranchised communities a voice in sustainability.

Departments

LEED On: “Partnership is the New Leadership” - Letter from our leaders

Technology: “Making the Case” - A new software program helps users see the holistic value of sustainable design.

Advocacy: “Neutral Zero” - An initiative created by the AIA helps architectural firms turn the 2030 Challenge into a 2030 Commitment.

Professional pulse: Q & A with Moira Moser

Objectives

  1. Identify best practices and innovations in waste diversion, as encouraged by the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council
  2. Describe how the LEED User Group: Commercial Contractors aims to support project achievement
  3. Recognize how a mobile-hygiene service in San Francisco is enhancing the quality of life for the local homeless population
  4. Describe how the AIA 2030 Steering Committee is leveraging data collection to achieve carbon-reduction goals

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