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Published on 04 Jun 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

LEED Fellows all have at least 10 years of making an exceptional impact in their field. They demonstrate significant contributions to the LEED green building rating...

Published on 01 Jun 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Education

Just as the spring brings growth and new life, the green building movement continues to evolve as well. In our spring issue, USGBC+ takes a look at the industry minds shaping the sustainable building landscape and reflects on the roots from...

Published on 31 May 2018 Written by Jeanne Allen Cars... Posted in Education

Jeanne Allen Carswell, LEED Lab Coach and Technical Solutions Specialist at USGBC, spoke with architect David Dominguez...

Published on 29 May 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Last month, we shared 3 courses to help you save energy. Now, we're sharing three courses that help you save water.

Looking to improve your building's water performance? Check out this month's...

Published on 24 May 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Education

There are more benefits to getting outside than just breathing fresh air. According to Dr. Deborah A. Cohen, people are more likely to engage in moderate to intense physical activity outdoors—a big...

Published on 14 May 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

In the four years since we’ve launched Education @USGBC, we’ve been committed to continuous improvement. Along the way, we’ve expanded to over 700 courses, diversified the topics and types of education content available, launched...

Published on 02 May 2018 Written by Elizabeth Torres Posted in Education

USGBC's Social Equity Working Group has released Social Equity in the Built Environment, a learning pathway on ...

Published on 27 Apr 2018 Written by Susan Rochford Posted in Education

Energy efficiency in buildings is about so much more than getting one unit online and working properly. It’s about the interdependencies and relationships between various systems and how they work together to achieve optimal results. By embracing systems-level thinking, planning and...

Published on 25 Apr 2018 Written by David Dominguez Posted in Education

In the fall of 2016, the Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México (IBERO) launched its first LEED Lab course within the architecture department. In the course, students assess...

Published on 25 Apr 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Looking to improve your building's energy performance? Check out this month's featured courses, which explore different strategies related to energy efficiency.

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Published on 17 Apr 2018 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Education

Wherever you are in your journey as a green building or sustainability professional, Education @USGBC supports your learning. From LEED credential...

Published on 11 Apr 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Education

Diet has a great impact on the quality of human life—hence, the expression "you are what you eat." Our diets suffer for many reasons, including our desire to be satisfied quickly. Many of us, especially in urban areas, also struggle with finding access to fresh fruits and vegetables, the...

Published on 11 Apr 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

2018 is flying by! So far this year, we’ve added over 50 new courses to Education @USGBC.

Check out the 10 highest-rated courses from the past three months:

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Published on 27 Mar 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Earlier this year, USGBC’s podcast series “Built for Health” explored biophilia and biophilic design, discussing the innate affinity people have for nature and...

Published on 14 Mar 2018 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Education

USGBC’s ongoing partnership with Nepris, Inc. helps connect the worldwide network of LEED and sustainability professionals with K–12 classrooms, using sustainability...

Published on 09 Mar 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Education

Have you ever taken a shower in the break room at work? Buildings sensitive to the impact of light on occupants are often designed with light in mind, providing access to a “lumen shower,” or time spent immersed in natural light. The inclusion of windows and reflective finishes help...

Published on 08 Mar 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

The LEED Green Associate is your gateway to green, and it demonstrates an up-to-date understanding of green building principles and practices. Looking for guidance on how to prepare? Check out our...

Published on 26 Feb 2018 Written by Arnold Kee Posted in Education

Interested in learning more about specific green building topics and wondering how to demonstrate your knowledge in these areas? Let your professional network know you’ve invested in learning about these key topics through USGBC’s...

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