31 Mar '14, 1pm

To get your Monday going, here's our weekly collection of green building clips:

To get your Monday going, here's our weekly collection of green building clips:

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips: USGBC wants all students schooled on sustainability by 2040 , GreenBiz. The National Action Plan for Education for Sustainability calls for all 50 states to adopt a comprehensive green schools policy that includes a graduation requirement around sustainability literacy. Private, public buildings go green , Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, Ill.) USGBC Illinois Chapter Executive Director Brian Imus spoke with the suburban Chicago paper about the state’s leadership in greening the built environment. Debating LEED's worth , Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh). USGBC responds to a misleading editorial regarding the effectiveness of the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system. Alargan HQ becomes Kuwait's first LEED project , ConstructionWeek Online. It’s LEED Platinum, to boot. New York's newest and most s...

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Question: Why educate for sustainability..?

usgbc.org 30 Mar '14, 5pm

Answer: Because we have to learn how to live well in our places without undermining the ability of our places to sustain u...

How did Vancouver get so green?

How did Vancouver get so green?

grist.org 31 Mar '14, 10am

All that development has its environmental challenges. “A lot of the new development is in high-rise condos. Their actual ...

10 of the best green building tips for your hom...

8. Furnitecture – This is efficient furniture—items like bureaubeds, shoulder-high walls, and long desk counters with lots...

Obayashi's living laboratory for green building approaches

Obayashi's living laboratory for green building...

greenbiz.com 31 Mar '14, 10am

Tokyo's Technical Research Institute managed by global construction firm Obayashi isn't just home to one of the highest ra...

Have questions about all the #LEED-related changes taking place recently? Here are the best ways to get answers:

Have questions about all the #LEED-related chan...

usgbc.org 02 Apr '14, 6pm

There have been a lot of changes around here lately. LEED v4 has launched , and it’s bolder, more specialized, and designe...

Guest Post: Living Green in Your Log Home #greenbuilding

Guest Post: Living Green in Your Log Home #gree...

greenbuildingelements.com 31 Mar '14, 4pm

Log home owners tend to have an individualistic streak and aren’t afraid to do things a little differently. In addition to...

Friday Roundup: Building a greener New Orleans,...

usgbc.org 12 Apr '14, 2am

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The Senate Finance Committee passed the EXPIRE Act, which is good news for green building:

The Senate Finance Committee passed the EXPIRE ...

usgbc.org 04 Apr '14, 5pm

On Thursday, the Senate Finance Committee took an important move in advancing draft legislation that would renew a series ...

Interested in learning more about green buildin...

usgbc.org 12 Apr '14, 3pm

Internet Explorer versions 7 and older have known compatibility and security issues with modern web standards which affect...

Will energy-storage-by-rail get sustainability on track?

Will energy-storage-by-rail get sustainability ...

greenbiz.com 31 Mar '14, 11am

A new way of storing energy soon could take off — energy-storage-by-rail, developed by Advanced Rail Energy Storage North ...

[email protected] is transforming the way we think about ...

usgbc.org 05 Apr '14, 1am

LEED is transforming the way we think about how buildings and communities are designed, constructed, maintained and operat...

New IWBI & GBCI collaboration will show green b...

usgbc.org 04 Apr '14, 3pm

The WELL Building Standard is a performance-focused system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built...

Our CEO @RickFedrizzi on the link between green buildings and human health:

Our CEO @RickFedrizzi on the link between green...

edcmag.com 03 Apr '14, 1am

Our nation is in the midst of a lively public policy debate on how to best enable healthier choices so that we might thriv...

USGBC/Harvard University partnership launching ...

usgbc.org 06 Apr '14, 9pm

This program is for executive-tier leaders and senior sustainability professionals who are ready to integrate sustainabili...

Good design (that's sustainable) can be achieve...

usgbc.org 05 Apr '14, 4pm

We solve problems. We create better environments. Going beyond standard environmental design rating systems, at no cost to...