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Published on 21 Dec 2015 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Industry

We live in a resource-constrained world, and in no area is this more evident than with regard to our energy systems. Reliance on traditional sources of energy has created an unhealthy environment that is assaulting the social, physical and mental well-being of millions across the world. Despite...

Published on 18 Dec 2015 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in Industry

On Nov. 19, 2015, Juan Ontiveros, Associate Vice President for Utilities, Energy, and Facilities for the University of Texas at Austin became the first individual to be awarded the Robert W. Galvin Award for PEER (Performance...

Published on 18 Dec 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

2015 was a big year for the USGBC community, and for LEED, too. Here are our 10 most popular articles for the year.

  • The newest version of LEED Online was made available for LEED 2009 project teams. Here...

Published on 17 Dec 2015 Written by Rina Brule Posted in Industry

Thanksgiving is over, you’ve just caught your breath from Greenbuild 2015, and the new year is around the corner… which means the 2016 Greenbuild call for proposals and reviewers is open and ready for you! We want to see...

Published on 10 Dec 2015 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Industry

When the Hub Group, one of the leading freight transportation companies in the United States, started building its new headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois, they knew they wanted to achieve LEED certification.

Completed in...

Published on 08 Dec 2015 Posted in Industry

This article was originally published in the November/December 2015 issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

There’s a misconception about hunger in D.C.—one that suggests it’s only...

Published on 07 Dec 2015 Written by Roger Platt Posted in Industry

In this episode of Climate Leaders, I talk with Matthew Pencharz, Deputy Mayor of London for Environment and Energy, about the overall trends he’s seeing within the greater London area to address sustainable growth. Here, Pencharz shares insight into the city’s efforts to...

Published on 07 Dec 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Industry

On December 14, the 2015 Green Building Winter Symposium will take place in Tokyo, Japan. Jane Henley, senior advisor for USGBC, will be a featured...

Published on 03 Dec 2015 Written by Roger Platt Posted in Industry

Last week, I launched a new multimedia series called Climate Leaders to bring greater focus to the ongoing conversation about the threat of...

Published on 01 Dec 2015 Posted in Industry

As a steel manufacturer and fabricator, CMC knows that our products represent a small but important piece of the grander vision that is green building, and we have always been proud to contribute to the...

Published on 01 Dec 2015 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Industry

This article was previously published on CNBC.com. Read the original article.

Environmentalists around the world are pinning their hopes on the international...

Published on 30 Nov 2015 Written by Roger Platt Posted in Industry

Since Greenbuild has concluded, and as we head into the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris, the conversations around climate change are at the forefront...

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