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October 2017

Published on October 31, 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Greenbuild

Sustainability leaders and professionals to convene in Berlin for Greenbuild conference dedicated to green building

Berlin, Germany—(31 October 2017)—Today, USGBC, creators of the LEED...

Published on October 31, 2017 Written by Brenden McEneaney Posted in Advocacy and policy

The recent wildfires in Northern California give us a lot to think about, as we live on the western edge of this North American continent. Disasters challenge us to think holistically about sustainability, livability, preparedness and recovery. They compel us to care for our neighbors and urge our elected leaders to act.

Governor Jerry...

Published on October 31, 2017 Written by Daniel Whittet Posted in LEED

This year's Atlantic hurricane season has been an example of how changes in the environment can wreak devastating impacts on entire communities. When large areas face destructive storms or fires, the most vulnerable...

Published on October 31, 2017 Written by Micah Silvey Posted in LEED

Over the past several years, GBCI reviewers have reviewed hundreds of LEED v4 projects, and that means reviewing a great deal of documentation. Based on what we've seen, we've compiled a list of tips that project teams should keep in...

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