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Published on 15 Dec 2017 Written by Kate Hurst Posted in Greenbuild

Greenbuild Mexico, taking place in Mexico City from June 19 to 21, 2018, is seeking inventive, knowledgeable professionals in the design, construction and operations of sustainable buildings and communities to serve on the...

Published on 15 Dec 2017 Written by Krissy Govertsen Posted in Community

If you're wondering whether students at your local college or university are interested in sustainability, USGBC New York Upstate can vouch for their motivation....

Published on 13 Dec 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly, published by Green Schools National Network, serves as a record of the green schools movement, showing our...

Published on 13 Dec 2017 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

The Education @USGBC platform offers more than 650 courses on all aspects of LEED, green building and sustainability. From...

Published on 12 Dec 2017 Written by Mark Bryan Posted in Community

Feature image: National Capital Region volunteers rehabilitated a set of planter boxes that had fallen into disrepair, so students could again grow plants on school property.

On October 28, 30 members of the...

Published on 12 Dec 2017 Written by Erica Mattison Posted in Greenbuild

These tips follow up on the Greenbuild Boston session "How You Can Be an Effective Advocate" on November 8, 2017, about...

Published on 12 Dec 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

For years, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC has kept a close eye on the way that K–12 schools interact with or purchase the resources and products that USGBC provides. It’s one way to tell how well the benefits...

Published on 11 Dec 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

Feature image copyright: Stan's Daughter Studios LLC.

The Center for Green Schools at USGBC was founded in 2010 with a vision to put every child...

Published on 11 Dec 2017 Written by Amanda Langweil Posted in Greenbuild

As the chair of the 2017 Greenbuild Education Events Committee, I feel invigorated and excited about the work the green building community is doing to create a more sustainable future for all. After Greenbuild Boston, I can...

Published on 08 Dec 2017 Written by Jennifer Gunby Posted in Community

The USGBC Massachusetts Chapter community has been busy—and they have some great achievements to show for it. The state of Massachusetts is the current...

Published on 07 Dec 2017 Written by Deepa Sathiaram Posted in Community

Robert Phinney and I, as co-chairs of the LEED Fellow Evaluation Committee this year, and Sarah Alexander, as Senior Vice...

Published on 06 Dec 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

During this season of giving, we encourage you to share these courses with your colleagues, friends and family to help them understand your commitment to green building and sustainability. Each course provides insight into foundational concepts and connects these to our every day actions. With...

Published on 05 Dec 2017 Written by Tara Wilkinson Posted in Greenbuild

The deadline to submit a proposal and apply to become a review has been extended to Dec. 15, 2017.

Greenbuild Europe offers a forum for the green building community to unite and address pressing issues such as air...

Published on 05 Dec 2017 Written by Tristan Roberts Posted in LEED

In recent months, activity on the LEEDuser forum has shifted to LEED v4, charting strong project team engagement. Although new registrations for LEED 2009 closed in 2016,...

Published on 05 Dec 2017 Written by Alysson Blackwelder Posted in Advocacy and policy

USGBC has submitted a public comment urging the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration to keep in place the current greenhouse gas (GHG) measure for federal highways. This...

Published on 04 Dec 2017 Written by Mandy Lee Posted in LEED

USGBC is looking for innovative sustainability professionals and experts in the design, construction and operations of buildings and communities to serve as volunteers on the newly created Regional LEED Steering Committees.

In 2010, USGBC developed the...

Published on 04 Dec 2017 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly in favor of legislation that would revamp and update the land cleanup program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

H.R. 3017, “...

Published on 04 Dec 2017 Written by Danielle Makous Posted in LEED

USGBC values the critical role that animals and wildlife play in maintaining a healthy planet for all. As species continue to face interruptions to their habitats and to their migration, hunting and mating patterns, USGBC is celebrating ...

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