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December 2013

Published on December 20, 2013 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy
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With only a few short weeks before the New Year, the House and Senate completed a series of important legislative milestones including the bipartisan budget deal. With this budget deal in place, the House and Senate Appropriations Committee will begin to formally negotiate over the holiday recess by dividing up some $498.1 billion...

Published on December 20, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Industry

In case you missed the Greenbuild excitement, AZURE magazine has you covered. Here were their biggest takeaways from the show:

The Speakers

Alongside the two big political stars who delivered keynote addresses – former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and statistician Nate Silver...

Published on December 20, 2013 Written by Stuart Lipkin Posted in Community

In regions where words like “sustainable” and “green” have difficulty gaining traction, supporters of green building look to alternative methods of getting the message out. The USGBC – Georgia Chapter’s 2013 ...

Published on December 20, 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Media

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Plant in Knoxville, Tenn., Secures Distinction

Washington, D.C. — (Dec. 20, 2013) — The movement for healthier, high-performing buildings has reached a new milestone, as the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) issued the 20,000th LEED certification for a...

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