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Sustainable Buildings Forum, June 4, 7:30-11:30am, Madison, WI

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Many firms have at least one or two showcase projects that have reached aspirational sustainable design goals. The chall… more...

0 replies | 85 views | Posted on: 05/24/2019

Bike Ride Green Building Tour, USGBC Colorado, August 23, 4-7 pm, Aspen, Colorado

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Kick off your weekend with bikes, beers and buildings at Buttermilk! Join the local USGBC Colorado Roaring Fork commu… more...

0 replies | 5 views | Posted on: 05/24/2019

Participate in DOE's 50001 Ready Program - Central Texas

Posted by: ejohn

SPEER has received a grant and is implementing a pilot program in the Central Texas region. It’s an opportunity to… more...

0 replies | 6 views | Posted on: 05/24/2019

Sprouting: Growing Green Schools II, June 18, 5-7 pm, Portland, Oregon

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Join the Portland Green Schools Committee for the second panel of our 2019 discussion series: GROWING A GREEN SCHOO… more...

0 replies | 28 views | Posted on: 05/24/2019

Resilience Workshop Series - Putting Environmental Resilience into Practice in the Workplace, June 18, Los Angeles, CA

Posted by: ella.nielsen44

Resilience is the capacity to survive and thrive in the face of stressors and shocks. Learn what that means in real life… more...

0 replies | 125 views | Posted on: 05/23/2019

Innovative HomeTour, Yestermorrow Design/Build School & Valley Arts, Saturday, June 1, 9am-2pm, Waitsfield, VT

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Explore 4 different homes of the Valley with the architect and/or homeowner. These homes will demonstrate clever design,… more...

0 replies | 163 views | Posted on: 05/23/2019

Living Product Expo 19, October 8-10, Nashville, TN

Posted by: AidanAnthony

Living Future believe that spaces should not only be beautiful, but they should also be healthy. At Living Pro… more...

0 replies | 362 views | Posted on: 05/20/2019

Innovative Financing Strategies for High-Performance Affordable Housing, June 10, Boston, MA

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Join for a community conversation on how we can achieve deeper energy savings and integrate clean energy technologi… more...

0 replies | 198 views | Posted on: 05/19/2019

Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County's Facilities Tour, June 8, 9-11:30, Wittier, California

Posted by: Allison Friedman

The Sanitation Districts invite you to tour our facilities in Whittier and learn what happens to your sewage and trash.&… more...

0 replies | 128 views | Posted on: 05/17/2019

June First Friday Webinar: LEED v4 Whole Project Water Use Reduction Pilot ACP, June 7

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Join USGBC for a deep-dive on LEED v4 pilot alternative compliance path (ACP) for Whole Project Water Use Reduction, a p… more...

0 replies | 521 views | Posted on: 05/18/2019

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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 coating, I… more...

14 replies | 4032 views | Posted on: 05/13/2015

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 Invisible Green Wa… more...

6 replies | 1766 views | Posted on: 10/08/2015

use of linoleum flooring in bathrooms

Posted by: Christine O.

Does anyone have any practical experience with linoleum, such as Marmoleum, in a bathroom? The general contractor with w

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6 replies | 2024 views | Posted on: 08/21/2017

Clean Power

Posted by: Steven Fitzgerald

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

5 replies | 1977 views | Posted on: 05/01/2015

Details / Specifications

Posted by: Louwrens van der Walt

Is there a company that supplies detailed drawings / specifications for the various green construction methods such as s

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5 replies | 735 views | Posted on: 03/14/2019

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 wood." I… more...

4 replies | 2502 views | Posted on: 05/06/2015

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 zones must… more...

3 replies | 1412 views | Posted on: 05/27/2015

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 manufactur… more...

3 replies | 1834 views | Posted on: 06/04/2015

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 Seapor… more...

3 replies | 1069 views | Posted on: 01/06/2017

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-what-we-counmore...

3 replies | 500 views | Posted on: 04/26/2017

 

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