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Published on 28 Jun 2017 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

Join the USGBC Greater Virginia and USGBC Hampton Roads communities at the ...

Published on 27 Jun 2017 Written by nan schramm Posted in Community

On June 8, USGBC National Capital Region’s Commercial Interiors Task Force hosted their first in a series of planned events. The kick-off event was a presentation and...

Published on 27 Jun 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

Shanghai, China—(June 23, 2017)—GBCI has announced that Johnson Controls’ new headquarters Asia Pacific has achieved both LEED Platinum and ...

Published on 27 Jun 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Community

The USGBC community is a wide-ranging cohort of green building experts and emerging professionals. To share what's happening in all our local communities around the U.S. for these professionals to attend, we have a special events page....

Published on 26 Jun 2017 Written by Nick Brousse Posted in Advocacy and policy

USGBC's second quarterly roundup of the top research and news on residential green building offers a new green and energy-efficient home appraisal tool, a lively primer on the Low-Income...

Published on 23 Jun 2017 Written by Jennifer Wellman-... Posted in Community

USGBC National Capital Region’s event A Midsummer Night’s Green will return to the Arena Stage on July 20. You’re...

Published on 23 Jun 2017 Written by Mikaela Kieffer Posted in LEED

The application period for new LEED committee members is open through August 31, 2017. In honor of that, USGBC will be bringing you stories and perspectives from members of the various...

Published on 23 Jun 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

Green Apple Day of Service is a unique moment to join schools across the world in celebrating the central role that schools play in preparing the next generation of leaders in sustainability.

Over the past five years, we’...

Published on 22 Jun 2017 Written by Holly Baird Posted in Community

In 2016, Nashville’s Fire Station 19 received LEED Platinum certification. Then, in June 2017, it was awarded the 2017 Governor's Environmental Stewardship...

Published on 22 Jun 2017 Written by Mark Bryan Posted in Community

USGBC National Capital Region would like to alert its members to a training opportunity for architects and engineers in the Northeast. Developed by the Building Codes...

Published on 22 Jun 2017 Written by Phoebe Beierle Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools at USGBC has a vision that every school can be an inspiring, healthy, green place where teachers and students thrive and where every student has the chance to succeed. One way we realize this vision...

Published on 21 Jun 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Community

Join USGBC Orange County on June 26 to learn how you can get started with zero waste certification. The workshop will cover the importance of measuring what is...

Published on 21 Jun 2017 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE) is the only national event to bring together all of the players involved in making green schools a reality: people who lead, operate, build, and teach in U.S. schools...

Published on 20 Jun 2017 Written by Brenden McEneaney Posted in Advocacy and policy

Budget and green legislation

After clearing a series of legislative deadlines in April and May, seven of the eight green building bills USGBC is supporting are charging forward, although California’s bold new attempt at a cap-and-trade bill did not advance. All the while, Gov...

Published on 20 Jun 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

Interested in learning more about specific green building topics and wondering how to demonstrate your knowledge in these areas? Let your professional network know you’ve invested in learning about these key topics through USGBC’s knowledge-based badges.

In the coming months,...

Published on 20 Jun 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

LEED is the go-to green building rating system for architects and builders worldwide. But in the quest to make our entire environment healthier and more sustainable, there are also other, specialized ways to achieve our goals—such as...

Published on 16 Jun 2017 Written by Melanie Colburn Posted in Community

This article is by Marsha Sukardi, SFPUC Engineer, who will be hosting the sold-out USGBC Northern California tour of the...

Published on 16 Jun 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

LEED for Communities combines sustainability, social equity and human experience with technology and analytics at the community-wide level

Incheon, South Korea—(June 16, 2017)—Today, USGBC announced that Songdo...

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