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Published on 21 Aug 2017 Written by Brendan Owens Posted in Community

Every once in a while, a piece of your professional life you've come to take for granted collides with your personal life in a curious way.

In my case, it came through an Amazon email, which said the glasses I bought for my family...

Published on 18 Aug 2017 Written by Shelby Buso Posted in Community

On August 17, USGBC Georgia’s Emerging Professionals group learned how big dreams turn into tiny houses—and have an enormous impact. ...

Published on 18 Aug 2017 Written by Holly Baird Posted in Community

Zerolandfill, a material upcycling event, is entering its seventh year in Nashville. This award-winning program takes expired material samples from the local architecture and design community, diverts them from the landfill and gives them back to the local community, targeting teachers, artists...

Published on 18 Aug 2017 Written by Mikaela Kieffer Posted in LEED

The application period for new LEED committee members is open through August 31, 2017. In honor of that, USGBC is...

Published on 17 Aug 2017 Written by nan schramm Posted in Community

Following on the heels of an early summer kick-off event, the first session of...

Published on 17 Aug 2017 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

(Washington, D.C)—August 17, 2017—USGBC and Informa Exhibitions are excited to announce American rock band The Revivalists will perform at the 2017 Greenbuild Celebration, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Museum of Science in Boston.

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Published on 17 Aug 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Community

Southern California faces a variety of unique environmental and climate-related challenges that can be addressed through more sustainable land development practices. The SITES rating system can be used to develop landscapes on...

Published on 17 Aug 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Greenbuild

All over the world, promoting wellness is a priority for employers, builders and city planners alike. Building green using LEED, and other GBCI-administered rating systems such as...

Published on 16 Aug 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

Early in August, the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators hosted their annual meeting in Boston, where state lawmakers discuss the most pressing issues in environmental policy and make commitments for their coming legislative sessions. Each...

Published on 16 Aug 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Community

The July/August 2017 issue of USGBC+ showcases the platforms and practices by which leaders in the green building movement create innovative solutions and prioritize energy efficiency and resiliency.

Take a look at four of our top...

Published on 15 Aug 2017 Written by Melanie Colburn Posted in Sponsored

This article is written by Scott Andrews, LEED AP BD+C, Director, Aclima, Inc. In this series, speakers from USGBC Northern California’s ...

Published on 15 Aug 2017 Written by Anisa Heming Posted in Center for Green Schools

Registration is open for Green Apple Day of Service, and now is the time to commit to engaging in a day of action to support sustainability at your local school, your kid’s school or a school you care about.

This year,...

Published on 15 Aug 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Greenbuild

Learn how you can integrate GBCI’s SITES v2 rating system into the development and ongoing maintenance of your projects. Register for our...

Published on 15 Aug 2017 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Greenbuild

At USGBC, we always say that every story about LEED is a story about people. When USGBC set out to create the LEED standards, we wanted to build something that helped people and made their lives better. After all, we spend 90 percent of our...

Published on 14 Aug 2017 Written by Kevin Keene Posted in Advocacy and policy

The California legislature recently passed a 10-year extension to cap and trade. With the graphics below, USGBC gives you a closer look at the proportion of emissions being...

Published on 10 Aug 2017 Written by Raphael Sperry Posted in Sponsored

In this series, speakers from USGBC Northern California’s GreenerBuilder conference, held July 13, 2017 at the...

Published on 10 Aug 2017 Written by Jessica L. Wilson Posted in Community

USGBC North Carolina is pleased to announce our 2017 Sustainable Business Awards finalists. The winners will be announced at our annual...

Published on 10 Aug 2017 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in LEED

Looking for a career boost? Consider taking the LEED Green Associate exam.

The LEED Green Associate is a foundational credential signifying core competency in green building design, construction and operations. It’s...

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