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Published on 20 Jul 2018 Written by Jeff Wellman Posted in Community

USGBC National Capital Region announced the recipients of the 2018 Community Leader Awards during the organization’s 17th annual  A Midsummer...

Published on 20 Jul 2018 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

With the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season already upon us, and the images from last year’s catastrophic season still fresh in our memory, resiliency and disaster preparedness are on everyone’s mind. 2017 was the most expensive year on record for damage from climate and weather...

Published on 19 Jul 2018 Written by Amanda Komar Posted in Community

Lancaster, Pa.—(July 18, 2018)—The City of Lancaster announced today that it has achieved LEED for Cities Gold certification, making it one of the first in the country to be certified using the LEED for Cities rating...

Published on 19 Jul 2018 Written by Ian Tierney Posted in Community

Over the past decade, "the Big Island" of Hawaii has quietly become a leader in the local green building movement, most notably in net zero energy, water and waste initiatives.

In 2018, USGBC Hawaii will host its first-ever...

Published on 19 Jul 2018 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

What percentage of your time is spent in a built environment, from a building to a city block? 75 percent? 80 percent? According to the U.S. EPA, the average American spends 90 percent of their time indoors. As you can see, the...

Published on 19 Jul 2018 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

LEED v4 is helping to transform the building marketplace, with more than 5,000+ registered and certified projects, totaling 1.3 billion gross square feet of space. As these projects work toward LEED certification, we are committed to...

Published on 18 Jul 2018 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

What percentage of your time is spent in a built environment, from a building to a city block? 75 percent? 80 percent? According to the U.S. EPA, the average American spends 90 percent of their time indoors. As you can see, the...

Published on 18 Jul 2018 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Greenbuild

Interested in participating in Greenbuild Europe next year? Submit a session proposal, or...

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Buy a ticket today for the annual GreenerBuilder conference and expo to hear from keynote speaker...

Published on 18 Jul 2018 Written by Aline Althen Posted in Media

Annual event to be held August 1 at UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center

San Francisco, Calif.—(July 18, 2018)—Building a more sustainable future for the Pacific region will be the focus of USGBC's upcoming...

Published on 17 Jul 2018 Written by Lee Cooke Posted in Community

USGBC Florida has recently made available to members a report by attorney and former South Florida region board member Erin L. Deady and Associate Attorney Danielle...

Published on 17 Jul 2018 Written by Alysson Blackwelder Posted in Advocacy and policy

The Regional C-PACE Toolkit has been released by the Mid-Atlantic PACE Alliance (MAPA). This resource was developed to assist local governments and stakeholders in encouraging the development and growth of C-PACE programs in the...

Published on 17 Jul 2018 Written by Larissa Oaks Posted in Education

Think about the indoor spaces you are in every day. Do you know what’s in these spaces at any given point in time, and are you using that information to improve the indoor air quality (IAQ) on a continual basis?

You might be a consultant providing indoor air testing services, or a...

Published on 17 Jul 2018 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Case study is designed to be a tool in helping cities enhance their own resiliency efforts

July 17, 2018—(Washington, D.C.)—USGBC has released a...

Published on 16 Jul 2018 Written by Andriana Miljanic Posted in LEED

Are you planning to achieve LEED project certification before Greenbuild 2018 or the end of the year? If so, be sure to submit for review on time. See below for...

Published on 16 Jul 2018 Written by Alysson Blackwelder Posted in Advocacy and policy

At USGBC, we continue to increase our engagement on resilience and to show how it goes hand and hand with sustainability and green building practices. We have worked hard to highlight how our...

Published on 13 Jul 2018 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

USGBC Iowa welcomes the members of our 2018 Market Leadership Advisory Board. This group of strategic influencers partners closely with staff to realize continued regional market transformation. The selected Market Leadership Advisory...

Published on 12 Jul 2018 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Greenbuild

Washington, D.C.—(July 12, 2018)—USGBC and Informa Exhibitions announced today that respected human rights lawyer and humanitarian Amal Clooney will...

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