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New round of #Parksmart Advisor Training: 1/24-2/2! Must attend all 4 dates- be sure to double check schedules!
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This week's #LEEDLink: Learn how #LEEDv4 changed impact categories to be more goal-oriented.
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Introducing Arc: A platform to connect actions that improve quality of life for all.
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From the 1930s to today: A history of the #solar #house.
This article was originally published on Houzz on Aug. 15, 2013, as "Championing the Solar House, From the 1930s to Today," and is presented here with permission. Read the original article. According to author and educator Anthony Denzer, a solar house—one that deliberately uses the energy of the ...
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The difference between connection & action: Transforming the market through #arcskoru & #LEEDCities.
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Even you can build a #livingwall for your #greenhome! Take our word for it:
The living wall, or green wall, is trending in homes and commercial buildings alike. Besides the sheer biophilic joy of resting your eyes on green growing textures in your living room, a living wall can bring concrete benefits for the homeowner. These include better indoor air quality and insulation from ...
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Committed to a sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.

The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.

With a community comprising 78 local affiliates, nearly 16,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 170,000 LEED Professional Credential holders, USGBC is the driving force of an industry that is projected to contribute $554 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product from 2009-2013. USGBC leads an unlikely diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students.

Buildings in the United States are responsible for 39% of CO2 emissions, 40% of energy consumption, 13% water consumption and 15% of GDP per year, making green building a source of significant economic and environmental opportunity. Greater building efficiency can meet 85% of future U.S. demand for energy, and a national commitment to green building has the potential to generate 2.5 million American jobs.

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