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FREE Webinar: Clean Energy Residential Buildings - Key Systems Energy Modeling, September 17-18, 12 pm

clean energy,California,Energy Modeling,systems

by samanthaklein Intern

Learn how Santa Monica’s reach code, along with changes to 2019 Title 24, are making it preferable to build all-electric residential buildings that are better, faster, safer and less costly than their mixed-fuel counterparts. This … more...

  Filed under: Municipal Initiatives

0 replies | 398 views | Posted on: 09/03/2020 | Last updated: 09/03/2020

Upcycling - Innovative submissions welcome

California,Upcycling,Los Angeles

by StacySinclair Technical writer

In case you were unable to attend Metro’s Upcycle Web Forum on Thursday, August 13th, the event recording and resources mentioned in the Forum are available at Once you have seen some of our waste dive… more...

0 replies | 508 views | Posted on: 08/24/2020 | Last updated: 08/26/2020

USGBC NY Webinar: Long Island Municipal Codes and LEED Building - What You Don't Know, September 2, 11:45 am EDT

Building Codes,Long Island,USGBC Long Island,Municipal Green Building

by samanthaklein Intern

Is your company or organization aware of Long Island's Codes that incentivize LEED Certified buildings? All over Long Island, municipalities and utilities provide property tax exemptions and/or money back for LEED Certification ena… more...

  Filed under: Municipal Initiatives

0 replies | 335 views | Posted on: 08/13/2020 | Last updated: 08/13/2020

Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo (MGBCE), Online, August 21-22

Healthy Building,Social Equity,Workforce Development,Healthy Buildings,Equity,Municipal Green Building

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Since its inception in 2001, MGBCE has become the longest-running and largest gathering of leading sustainability and green building advocates within both the public and private sectors of Southern California. This year, over 1,000 atten… more...

0 replies | 391 views | Posted on: 08/10/2020 | Last updated: 08/10/2020

(Now Online!) Building Tech Forum 2020: Roadmap to 2050, April 29, Boston, MA

Green Building,USGBC Massachusetts,green technology

by USGBC Massachusetts

COVID-19 Update from Built Environment Plus / USGBC MA Location: Remote Web Conference Date: Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT) ** In response to the increasing spread of the novel coronavirus/COVID-19, we are… more...

0 replies | 1326 views | Posted on: 03/15/2020 | Last updated: 07/31/2020

Webinar: A Deep Dive into Air Permitting - Volatile Organic Compound Rules, August 19, 10 am EDT

Air Quality,Indoor Air Quality,Air Pollution,Pollution,Michigan,Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE)

by samanthaklein Intern

Volatile Organic Compounds are regulated under Part 6 and Part 7 of the state air pollution control rules. Part 6 is applicable to “existing” sources and Part 7 is applicable to “new” sources. Did you know that &ldqu… more...

  Filed under: State Initiatives

0 replies | 404 views | Posted on: 07/25/2020 | Last updated: 07/25/2020

Educating rural communities

by Louwrens van der Walt South African Architect

Has anyone had any experience in educating rural communities in the use of sustainable design techniques and construction technologies? more...

1 replies | 1592 views | Posted on: 03/26/2019 | Last updated: 04/01/2019

Achieving Net-Zero Energy Buildings, September 25, 8am-12:30pm, Washington, DC

Sustainable Communities,Sustainability,Sustainable Architecture,Net zero,Zero Net Energy,Net Zero Energy,zero energy buildings

by Connie NBI

Presenters will introduce zero energy definitions and provide an overview of trends and strategies for zero energy market adoption and growth. We will outline the technologies, processes, and approaches common in zero energy buildings and r… more...

0 replies | 436 views | Posted on: 08/29/2018 | Last updated: 09/20/2018

The Nation Saves $6 for Every $1 Spent on Climate Change Resilience

by YijunW

2017 was the costliest year ever for the U.S., stated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NOAA writes on January 5, 2018, during 2017, U.S. experienced 16 weather and climate disasters, losing more than $1 billion… more...

0 replies | 5446 views | Posted on: 05/15/2018 | Last updated: 07/21/2018

Webinar: USGBC New Volunteer Orientation, October 16, 2018

Green Building,USGBC

by Aditya

We are all in to get everyone in a green building in this generation and volunteers are a key part of accomplishing this big goal. Volunteers were at the core of USGBC’s foundation in 1993, and continue to contribute vital skills, knowled… more...

0 replies | 415 views | Posted on: 07/10/2018 | Last updated: 07/10/2018

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