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Published on 21 Sep 2018 Written by Miya Kitahara Posted in Community

In this series, speakers from USGBC Northern California’s GreenerBuilder conference, held August 1, 2018, in San Francisco, share insights from...

Published on 21 Sep 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Community

The urban environment is a space where we experiment with new approaches and new technologies—cities are centers of activity where innovation occurs every day. Lessons learned from cities shapes how programs, policies and investments are made across the country.

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Published on 21 Sep 2018 Written by Amanda Komar Posted in Media

San José is the first city in California to be honored by the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Cities program, which recognizes city-level sustainability policies and programs that reduce air pollution and improve quality of life for residents...

Published on 20 Sep 2018 Written by Amanda Komar Posted in Media

Chicago is one of seven cities in the world to receive the highest level of certification available from the U.S. Green Building Council

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced Chicago has achieved LEED for Cities Platinum certification, the highest level...

Published on 20 Sep 2018 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Center for Green Schools

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education honored this year’s class of Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) awardees at an official ceremony and an awards...

Published on 20 Sep 2018 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in Greenbuild

Women in Green at Greenbuild is a forum that brings together women from all industries to discuss sustainability, current issues, challenges and successes. This unique platform is an opportunity to learn, network and connect....

Published on 19 Sep 2018 Written by Ramana Koti Posted in Community

“What you’re doing is not important, what is important is the state of mind in which you are doing it.”—Constantin Brâncuși as quoted by Marina Abramović...

Published on 19 Sep 2018 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

With the school year in full swing, it’s time to take action on your commitment to school sustainability with Green Apple Day of Service. This year, we’ve made a commitment to helping your school make the biggest impact possible....

Published on 19 Sep 2018 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Greenbuild

In 2017, we provided a rundown of growing careers in the green job market, and since then, the pace of green building continues to increase. With businesses, organizations and local governments coming...

Published on 18 Sep 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Industry

Feature image photo credit: Terry Townsend.

Banks can do more with "green" than just count it. For TD Bank, going green has led to Silver, Gold and even Platinum when it...

Published on 18 Sep 2018 Written by Heather Goetsch Posted in Community

Thanks in part to the dedicated volunteers who contribute to the green building movement each year, USGBC continues to advance a healthier, more sustainable and more prosperous built environment in communities across the globe. The Malcolm...

Published on 17 Sep 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

By now, we know that the built environment is deeply connected to the climate around it, and that sustainable buildings take into account their climate impacts. This month, we're sharing three of the recent courses on Education @...

Published on 17 Sep 2018 Written by Mandy Lee Posted in Greenbuild

Since 2013, USGBC has committed to building social equity into its mission and guiding principles. By equity, we mean equal opportunity, in a safe and healthy environment. We seek to address disparities and inequitable distribution of goods, services and amenities between populations based on...

Published on 13 Sep 2018 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Industry

Today, millions of us are living, working and learning in LEED-certified buildings around the world. These spaces are using less energy and water. They’re mitigating the environmental burden on their communities. They’re saving...

Published on 13 Sep 2018 Written by Melanie Colburn Posted in Community

In this series, speakers from USGBC Northern California’s GreenerBuilder conference, held August 1, 2018, in San Francisco, share insights...

Published on 13 Sep 2018 Written by Ellen Honigstock Posted in Community

Last November, the Urban Green Council hosted an event that looked at local innovations in resiliency at the city, campus and individual building levels. Toward the end of the presentation, we...

Published on 12 Sep 2018 Written by Jean Hansen Posted in Community

In this series, speakers from USGBC Northern California’s GreenerBuilder conference, held August 1, 2018, in San Francisco, share insights from...

Published on 12 Sep 2018 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Greenbuild

Are you ready to demonstrate your general knowledge of green building practices and your ability to support others working on LEED projects? The LEED Green Associate is a...

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