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Published on 15 Aug 2018 Written by Anna Balfanz Posted in Education

Responding to the wishes of college professors to incorporate green career education into their classrooms, USGBC has released a Green Career Curriculum Toolkit, the fifth in its collection of Higher...

Published on 14 Aug 2018 Written by Jaime Van Mourik Posted in Education

Over the past four and a half years, we have seen tremendous growth in the LEED Lab network, both in the U.S. and abroad. Our sister green building councils in Latin America have been helping us extend the network to institutions in...

Published on 08 Aug 2018 Written by Georgia Barnes Posted in Education

The Green Classroom Professional (GCP) certificate is now available through Education @USGBC. The GCP is...

Published on 06 Aug 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Want to brush up on your LEED know-how? This month, we're sharing three recently added courses on Education @USGBC that focus on LEED:

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Published on 02 Aug 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Education

With the peak of summer upon us, our latest issue of USGBC+  takes a look at how the green building movement is incorporating social equity, health, safety and resilience. Experts and enthusiasts alike are showcased in this issue. Through...

Published on 01 Aug 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

USGBC's Live with LEED Fellows webcast series continued in July with a discussion of how to make the business case for LEED. If you missed the live...

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 11 Jul 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Education

Each year, USGBC partners with Second Nature to recognize higher education institutions for their work with climate mitigation and sustainability practices on campus and in their communities. Nominations are now...

Published on 10 Jul 2018 Written by Arnold Kee Posted in Education

How do you know whether or how a building is performing? As sustainability continues to evolve as a discipline, the measurement of its performance has become paramount. Our new building data analytics badge identifies people pursuing answers to that question.

Demonstrate your knowledge in...

Published on 05 Jul 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

We’ve got plenty of new education to keep you busy this summer! In April, May and June we published almost 70 new courses on Education @USGBC and launched a...

Published on 28 Jun 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Our first Live with LEED Fellows webcast drew many engaged participants. If you missed last week’s live webcast, you can now view a recording of the event, along with bonus resources.

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

We all love a good story, and we know that learning about actual green building projects is one of the most effective ways to grow your knowledge. This month, we're sharing three of the recent case studies on Education @USGBC...

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 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...

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