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Getting Started With Energy Savings Plus Health Webinar, July 11

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Interested in taking a proactive approach to protecting indoor air quality (IAQ) while boosting energy efficie… more...

0 replies | 492 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017

June 29 - Best in the West Regional Webinar Series: Green Infrastructure & Resiliency in the Community

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Green infrastructure has direct and indirect benefits that make communities more resilient. The U.S. Wester… more...

0 replies | 120 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017

India Ends Plans to Build Coal Power Stations Due to Low Solar Energy Prices

Posted by: AbbieKnight

The recent plummet in solar prices has resulted in India cancelling plans to build almost fourteen gigawatts o… more...

0 replies | 123 views | Posted on: 06/16/2017

How Much Do You Know About Solving Global Warming? (Take the Quiz! via New York Times)

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Green entrepreneur, Paul Hawken recently edited a book called “Drawdown.” The new book analyzes one hundre… more...

0 replies | 128 views | Posted on: 06/15/2017

LEED Green Associate v4 Exam Prep

Posted by: lesley1862

Become a LEED Green Associate today! The LEED Green Associate credential is for professionals who want to demo… more...

0 replies | 140 views | Posted on: 06/14/2017

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

Posted by: lesley1862

Become a LEED Green Associate today! The LEED Green Associate credential is for professionals who want to demo… more...

0 replies | 112 views | Posted on: 06/13/2017

Site Tour, Maine Coast Waldorf School, June 21

Posted by: AbbieKnight

The last site tour of the 2016-17 season features Maine Coast Waldof School’s passive house High School and … more...

0 replies | 541 views | Posted on: 06/12/2017

New England Regional Passive House Gathering, June 23

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Strategic meeting of the New England Passive House Groups followed by local tours and topped with phME's Annua… more...

0 replies | 407 views | Posted on: 06/12/2017

New guest blog posts - USGBC

Posted by: StacySinclair

In the past two weeks we've had guest writers post to the USGBC-LA blog. John Aidun talks about sustainable en… more...

0 replies | 415 views | Posted on: 06/10/2017

Fourth International Green Interior Awards Celebration

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Enjoy an evening of celebration with your team and design industry colleagues. Celebrate the inspiring, fabul… more...

0 replies | 148 views | Posted on: 06/09/2017

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Citywide Energy Vision Engagement Session

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

As part of the update to Greenworks, Philadelphia’s sustainability plan, the Office of Sustainability (OOS) … more...

0 replies | 167 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017

How to make Philly A Clean & Energy Efficient City, June 27

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

Green Philly is continuing the series of live events to give our community an in-depth perspective of current … more...

0 replies | 142 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017

LA's Existing Building Energy and Water Efficiency Ordinance Free Workshop, July 14

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: California Green Building

USGBC-LA and LABBC are facilitating a series of monthly workshops to help building owners comply with the city… more...

0 replies | 27 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017

GreenerBuilder 2017, July 13

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: California Green Building

GeenerBuilder gathers hundreds of Northern California professionals to learn about key trends in the green bui… more...

0 replies | 19 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017

Living Building Tour - Hitchcock Center

Posted by: Jessica Schultz

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

The Hitchcock Center for the Environment has constructed a world-class, 9,000 square foot environmental educat… more...

0 replies | 28 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017

Living Building Tour - Hitchcock Center

Posted by: Jessica Schultz

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

The Hitchcock Center for the Environment has constructed a world-class, 9,000 square foot environmental educat… more...

0 replies | 29 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017

Green Careers: Elevator Pitch Workshop- June 29

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: New York Green Building Group

Join us for an annual Green Careers tradition: our Elevator Pitch Workshop! Do you want to get some tips on ho… more...

0 replies | 177 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017

Living Building Tour - Hitchcock Center

Posted by: Jessica Schultz

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

The Hitchcock Center for the Environment has constructed a world-class, 9,000 square foot environmental educat… more...

0 replies | 178 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017

San Diego GAP Meeting #10 (Waste Audit) - Ronald McDonald House Project, June 29

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: California Green Building

This will be Meeting #10 for the RMHCSD GAP Project. We will meet at the south end of the building on the firs… more...

0 replies | 100 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017

Living Building Tour - Hitchcock Center

Posted by: Jessica Schultz

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

The Hitchcock Center for the Environment has constructed a world-class, 9,000 square foot environmental educat… more...

0 replies | 150 views | Posted on: 06/23/2017

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I need a fabulous water-based poly or other eco floor coating

Posted by: Allison Friedman

I need a recommendation for a water-based poly. When I mentioned using a more environmentally friendly floor … more...

12 replies | 2544 views | Posted on: 05/13/2015

Clean Power

Posted by: Steven Fitzgerald

The EPA Clean Power Plan is the nation’s first comprehensive effort to reduce carbon pollution from electric… more...

5 replies | 1450 views | Posted on: 05/01/2015

Please help my Mother-In-Law with a simple Intro to MDF products :)

Posted by: Allison Friedman

My mother-in-law is building a new home, and she wants an introduction to the difference between MDF and "real… more...

4 replies | 2012 views | Posted on: 05/06/2015

The Green Brick Wall

Posted by: StyroHome

If you attempt to build a "GREEN" home almost anywhere in America fo probably will run head-on to the Invisibl… more...

4 replies | 1017 views | Posted on: 10/08/2015

Material and Resource Summit

Posted by: Steven Fitzgerald

Yesterday I had the Opportunity to attend the Materials Summit that was sponsored by the Massachusetts Chapter… more...

3 replies | 1279 views | Posted on: 11/15/2014

NESEA's BuildingEnergy Boston Conference & Expo - March 7-9, Boston

Posted by: Allison Friedman

New England Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) BuildingEnergy Boston Conference & Expo March 7-9, Boston… more...

3 replies | 739 views | Posted on: 01/06/2017

Mass Save Residential High Performance and Net Zero Construction Workshop - October 6 - Boston (This event has been postponed)

Posted by: Allison Friedman

High Performance and Net Zero Construction Workshop Are you interested in learning about high performance a… more...

3 replies | 411 views | Posted on: 09/26/2016

How do you determine how "green" a cabinet is?

Posted by: Jonathan Cabinet Representative

When looking at purchasing cabinetry for you home or business, what do you look for? I look for domestically … more...

3 replies | 1415 views | Posted on: 06/04/2015

France Declares All New Rooftops Must Be Topped With Plants Or Solar Panels

Posted by: Chelsea W.

French environmentalists cheered as France passed a law mandating all new buildings being built in commercial … more...

3 replies | 1015 views | Posted on: 05/27/2015

What you count counts

Posted by: StacySinclair

I hope you will check out my latest blog for USGBC-LA: http://usgbc-la.org/blog/spotlight-on-sustainability-whmore...

3 replies | 136 views | Posted on: 04/26/2017

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Massachusetts Green Builders

A place to discuss local green building issues and events with your colleagues from Massachusetts. Feel free … more...

38 members | 443 discussions

Emerging Green Professionals

This is a group for students and professionals who are new to green building. Use this space to connect with o… more...

14 members | 9 discussions

New York Green Building Group

Come here to interact with others from New York State! Discuss local green building issues and events with you… more...

13 members | 171 discussions

Affordable Green Housing

Join our group to share affordable green housing information, news and events. (Photo is of the E+ Housing … more...

13 members | 37 discussions

Colorado High Performance and Passive House Building Group

Colorado is the perfect environment to build high performance building that are cost effective and comfortable… more...

10 members | 43 discussions

Florida Green Building Group

There is so much green building going on in Florida, we needed a group to cover it all! This group is a place … more...

10 members | 16 discussions

Developing Technologies

We are on the edge of incredible technologies. Quantum physics will soon allow molecular surgery that will p… more...

10 members | 2 discussions

California Green Building

This is a place to discuss California green building issues and events. Please post your news, events, questio… more...

9 members | 72 discussions

Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

A resource for everyone interested in sustainability, the built environment and environmental stewardship. Wh… more...

9 members | 36 discussions

Connecticut Green Building

Connecticut Green Building news and events. Add your news, events, questions, and comments. There's a lot goi… more...

9 members | 17 discussions

 

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