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USGBC+ Transforming Our Built Environment
Winter 2018: Start Where You Are

GBCI: 0920015291

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

Published on: January 23, 2018

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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 online or 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

“The Next Big Thing” - With its new LEED for Cities and LEED for Communities certification programs, USGBC encourages innovation in sustainability on a broader scale than ever before. Online here.

“Breaking the Sustainability Barrier” - A pioneering developer builds 158 LEED Platinum homes. Online here.

“Sustainable Chile” - In a coastal Chilean city, the fuel and energy company COPEC SA is working hand in hand with the local community to turn a brownfield site into Chile’s first LEED for Neighborhood Development community. Online here.

LEED Impact Categories

Community: “Driving Change” - Toyota’s new Texas headquarters showcases the company’s singular vision of sustainability. Online here.

Ecosystems: “Natural Beauty” - HP creates a breathtaking and sustainable landscape for its Boise campus. Online here.

Departments

Policy: “Smallest State, Biggest Strides” - Rhode Island takes another huge step toward expanding its green infrastructure. Online here.

Up Close: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

Professional Pulse: Q & A with Andy To, Managing Director of GBCI North Asia. Online here.

LEED On: “Start Where You Are” – Letter from our Leaders. (Chris Lee Hawaii State Representative Chair, House Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection). Online here.

Objectives

  1. Identify SITES’s features of HP’s campus in Boise, Idaho
  2. Describe sustainable features of Toyota’s new Texas headquarters
  3. Identify how a local community is turning a brownfield site into Chile’s first LEED for ND community.
  4. Recognize how the State of Rhode Island is promoting green infrastructure

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