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September 2017

Published on September 29, 2017 Written by nan schramm Posted in Community

Session three of USGBC National Capital Region's Commercial Interiors Task Force was held September 7 at the law offices of Nixon Peabody LLC at 799 9th Street NW,...

Published on September 29, 2017 Written by Heidi Kunsch-Kunka Posted in Center for Green Schools

Every day on my commute, I pass my local school district, Susquenita, and then the mighty Susquehanna River. The Susquehanna is part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, the nation’s largest estuary—and the Susquenita school district has wetlands on its property that are directly connected to the river and the bay. This connection gave...

Published on September 29, 2017 Written by Brenden McEneaney Posted in Advocacy and policy

Things moved quickly in Sacramento once the legislature concluded its summer recess. After a spring that was consumed with narrowing down a list of nearly 2,500 bills, and then focusing legislative attention on the budget, a transportation package and the extension of the cap-and-trade program, there were a number of important issues left on...

Published on September 28, 2017 Written by Elizabeth Beardsley Posted in Advocacy and policy

Your mission

As we celebrate World Green Building Week, we challenge you: Make your next project a "green building hero" by pushing it toward zero carbon.

Earlier this year, USGBC joined with the World Green Building Council and other green building...

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