04 Jan '18, 10pm

#GreenBuildings support a thriving, innovative industry. Learn why

#GreenBuildings support a thriving, innovative industry. Learn why

One thing that all Americans can agree on is the urgent need for massive improvement in our roads, bridges, energy and water systems, as well as other important infrastructure such as hospitals and schools. In fact, infrastructure investment was one of the few issues both President-elect Trump and Secretary Clinton identified as immediate domestic priorities. At USGBC, we couldn’t agree more—but we must do it right. All new infrastructure initiatives should focus on performance metrics, incorporate opportunities to advance energy that is clean and efficient and fully leverage all the new innovations and technologies that are powering the green economy. High-performing, green building practices are continuing their upward trend in the U.S. and around the world, as both the public and private sectors seek to establish themselves as leaders in real estate, asset management an...

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