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#GreenHome Guide roundup makes for great #FridayReads: Talking #kitchenware, #decking & #podhomes! http://bit.ly/1WXhprc
On Fridays, USGBC shares green home-related content curated from around the web. If you see a great article on aspects of environmentally friendly home living such as green building, renovation, energy use or cleaning, please send it our way. Plates made out of leaves? They do exist.
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Taking the #LEED in #highered: constructing #greenbuilding's global future through #LEEDLab http://bit.ly/1SvjrwQ
Worth checking out: Building future capacity for the green building industry on www.usgbc.org
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It's #HumpDay- #creative block setting in about now? Let #USGBCstudio help you get unstuck! http://bit.ly/24jTNiw
For our team, our jobs depend on our creative juices being ever-flowing. For at least five days a week and eight hours a day, we need to be able to turn it on and churn it out…on command. Eventually, the inevitable will happen: our brains will fart and ideas will refuse to sit next to us.
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#COP21's big ask of #cities, businesses & people in signing #ParisAgreement http://bit.ly/1SpXrUa
Worth checking out: COP21 and the role of cities, businesses and people on www.usgbc.org
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Explore our #classroom at #Learning Lab: #Sustainability #education resource for #school boards & K-12 #educators! http://bit.ly/1ruKmiC
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Showcase your #LEED for Homes project! Nominations now open for 2015 #LEEDHomes Awards! http://bit.ly/1qGIoL1
Worth checking out: Nominate your project for the 2015 LEED for Homes Awards on www.usgbc.org
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Register your #SITES project today and save some GREEN - discounts for #USGBC & #ASLA members! http://bit.ly/245YxMc
Worth checking out: Why you should register your SITES project today on www.usgbc.org
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#Coastal #City Solutions: #RedHook reimagined as #resilient, #urban hub in #BASF whitepaper http://bit.ly/1WTguYP
Worth checking out: Red Hook, Brooklyn reimagined as resilient, urban hub in new BASF interactive whitepaper on www.usgbc.org
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Learn more abt #LEED v4 Material Ingredients credit compliance in free, live webinar 5/10!  http://bit.ly/26rUY1B
Worth checking out: Learn more about LEED v4 Material Ingredients credit compliance on www.usgbc.org
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We believe in #environmental #education at local, nat'l & global levels. Enter: #Learning Lab! http://bit.ly/231pKK2
Worth checking out: Environmental education at the local, national and global level on www.usgbc.org
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Easiest 3 ways to get rid of that tobacco #smoke odor in your #home for good! http://bit.ly/1SZLS1C
Does your home smell like a giant ashtray? Getting rid of tobacco smoke remnants from previous (or current) tenants takes major work. A previous bad habit may leave a lasting impact on your home, leaving smelly reminders in your carpet, sofa, cabinets and even drywall.
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A very special #EarthDay edition of #GreenHome Guide roundup: Bringing you apps for a #greener world! http://bit.ly/1XMQg8J
On Fridays, USGBC will be sharing green home-related content curated from around the web. If you see a great article on aspects of environmentally friendly home living such as green building, renovation, energy use or cleaning, please send it our way. Green homes, green living, ...
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Patrick Boothe's profile photo
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I like Minimalism's profile photo
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Committed to a sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.
Introduction

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.