13 Oct '16, 4pm

Huge thanks to @TowerCompanies: 5th year at #GreenAppleDay-- very impressive!

Nestled between Sligo Creek Elementary School and Silver Spring International Middle School in Silver Spring, Maryland, is a shared outdoor classroom courtyard that encourages teachers and students to move out of a traditional indoor classroom setting and take a hands-on approach to their studies. It has become a learning laboratory where teachers turn discussions about cooperation and responsibility into lessons and where students observe the natural environment through wildlife habitat, weather observation, native plantings and harvesting their own food. After visiting the school’s shared campus, this was the space where The Tower Companies knew they could have the most impact for their company-wide volunteering event for Green Apple Day of Service . The team met with the principals and staff of both schools and learned that the outdoor classroom is underutilized by stud...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/tower-companies-enhances-ou...

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usgbc.org 12 Oct '16, 11pm

November event set to bring together leaders in the U.S. and Europe to advance LEED and green buildings across the contine...

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usgbc.org 09 Oct '16, 10pm

Eight years ago, in the nation’s capital, the Washington Nationals Park baseball stadium became the first major profession...

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usgbc.org 11 Oct '16, 6pm

As always, Thursday was a day brimming with action and news at Greenbuild . I’ll get to the remarkable opening plenary in ...

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ecobuilding.org 11 Oct '16, 10pm

An all-day conference open to members and non-members, connecting leading thinkers and innovators in the ecobuilding commu...

MDEC’s GAIN program is like a matchmaking service for companies https://t.co/Nv9daJfXuO

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soyacincau.com 11 Oct '16, 1pm

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usgbc.org 08 Oct '16, 6pm

Eight years ago, in the nation’s capital, the Washington Nationals Park baseball stadium became the first major profession...

#Greenbuild16 Recap - we're inspired!

#Greenbuild16 Recap - we're inspired!

gbes.com 12 Oct '16, 5pm

Thanks, Greenbuild 2016 … We’re inspired The WELL Building booth is a popular spot. It’s a sure bet that each year the Gre...

Seven Game-Changing Green Building Products for...

ecobuildingpulse.com 11 Oct '16, 6pm

This article was originally featured on our sister site BUILDER . At the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo...

Rick's Journal: #Greenbuild Day One

usgbc.org 10 Oct '16, 4pm

If there's one thing we’ve always inherently understood at USGBC® and GBCI ®, it’s that our mission is on-the-ground local...

#GreenAppleDay of Service 2016: a global #green...

usgbc.org 21 Oct '16, 5pm

For the past five years, we at the Center For Green Schools ™ at USGBC® have looked forward to September as the month when...

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usgbc.org 07 Oct '16, 12am

The U.S. Green Building Council, with the support of Bank of America Charitable Foundation grant program, awards funding a...

What is the Green Building Certification Instit...

usgbc.org 05 Oct '16, 7pm

The Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI ) administers LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), performing...

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inhabitat.com 08 Oct '16, 8am

In 2008 Gensler broke ground on the sustainable Shanghai Tower in the Pudong district of Shanghai , China . The tower is c...

Benefits of Green Building U.S. Green Building ...

usgbc.org 01 Oct '16, 12am

Buildings are positioned to have an enormous impact on the environment and climate change. At 41 percent of total U.S. ene...

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usgbc.org 07 Oct '16, 2pm

Call for Applications: Community Green Scholars A 2011 McGraw-Hill study conveyed that 71 percent of hiring managers agree...