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1st Sustainable Detroit Forum Moves the Issues Forward

Thu, Nov 09, 2017 @ 12:01 / by Doug Elbinger, Energy Systems Analyst posted in USGBC, Sustainability, Triple Bottom Line, High Performance Buildings, Net Zero Building

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Event Introduced Innovative Ideas and Communities, Generated Ideas to Keep Sustainability Movement Going

On October 25, 2017 the USGBC Detroit Region presented an event designed to connect and cross-fertilize the sustainability communities of Detroit. The event was hosted at the McGregor Memorial on the Wayne State University campus. The NCG team was there as a sponsor and participated in many of the activities that day.

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Why Go to Greenbuild Conventions?

Tue, Nov 07, 2017 @ 02:59 / by Jim Newman posted in USGBC, Green Building, GreenBuild, Sustainability, LEED, energy efficiency

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Jim Newman Previews Greenbuild 2017, Boston, MA, Nov 8-10

Greenbuild 2017.pngWhy do I go to USGBC Greenbuild Conventions?? Because during those conventions I learn more about the exciting things happening in the green building and sustainability industry than I can anywhere else.

If you have been to a Greenbuild Convention, you know there are great speakers, not only on the state of the “Green” industry and where it is going, but also how it is being used around the world. Go to Greenbuild so you can:

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LEED-Certified Buildings: Energy Efficient or Not?

Wed, Apr 09, 2014 @ 12:33 / by Jim Newman posted in Codes & Standards, Energy Codes, LEED Guidelines, LEED 2009, ASHRAE, USGBC, Green Building, LEED Cerified Buildings, LEED Certification, LEED Certified, Sustainability

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Today's LEED certified buildings are more energy efficient than their predecessors.There has been some heated discussion lately about how much energy LEED® certified buildings use. When the US Green Building Council (USGBC) first came out with its Version 1 LEED Guideline in 2000, a building could earn LEED certification without any points in the energy section.  

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Hilary Clinton, Bon Jovi, Celebrate 20 Years of Green Building

Wed, Dec 11, 2013 @ 02:15 / by Sara Kravitz posted in Retrofit, USGBC, Green Building, LEED, LEED Cerified Buildings, Sustainability

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The Unbridled Growth of the Green Building Industry

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Three Things Automotive Suppliers Should Consider about LEED

Wed, Oct 02, 2013 @ 03:40 / by Jim Newman posted in saving water, Green Design, USGBC, Green Building, LEED, LEED Cerified Buildings, LEED Certification, LEED Certified, Energy Savings

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Why should it matter if an automotive supplier’s building is LEED® certified? Doesn’t it cost too much? Will you get a return for your investment? Does anyone really care about it anymore? The truth is:

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