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One of my favorite things I've gotten to write for @USGBC: a traveler's guide of green summer destinations.

One of my favorite things I've gotten to write for @USGBC: a traveler's guide of green summer destinations.

Grab your sunglasses, stock up on sunscreen and pack your suitcase—summertime is finally here, and with it, an opportunity to explore different sights around the grand ‘ole USA. Check out this 2016 traveler’s guide for sustainable destinations featuring LEED-certified spaces, crisscrossing from the West down to the South and over to the East. Looking for a little more information about LEED and hospitality? Read our LEED in Motion: Hospitality Report . 1. Austin, Texas Over the years, Austin has emerged as one of the South’s top enclaves for music, thanks in part to the annual SXSW festival . But the capital city of Texas—which ranked eighth in the nation in the 2015 Top 10 States for LEED —also aims to hit all the right notes in its green efforts. The city council passed a resolution in 2014 that established a goal of reaching net zero for community-wide greenhouse gas em...

Full article: https://www.usgbc.org/articles/five-green-getaways-escape...

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