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Clean Energy and Conservation the Silver Bullet the American Economy Needs

September 2, 2011

One day the history books could say that the Obama Administration's stimulus package of 2009 saved the nation from deep and irreparable financial collapse. But one thing we know right now is that the historic $90 billion investment in clean energy was a significant policy decision for unleashing critical market forces and helping ignite a nascent clean energy economy—a decision that continues to pay clear dividends.

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DC's Woodrow Wilson High School Celebrates New Green Campus

September 1, 2011

Celebrating their 75th anniversary, Wilson High School recently went through a makeover. In an effort to promote a healthy learning environment, the school administration decided to put work into school improvements for a greener school building. The campus now utilizes energy efficient technology, large windows for natural light and acoustic paneling to accommodate the Tiger’s musical talent.

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10,000th LEED Building Certified

August 31, 2011

Major milestone marks achievement for green building market

Washington, DC (August 31, 2011) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has certified the 10,000th LEED commercial project. Created in 2000, the LEED green building program has become a global symbol of sustainable building certifying more than 1.4 million square feet of new and existing buildings every day.

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Q&A with USGBC Green School Chapter Member Chris Tyler: How one Kentucky school cut energy at no cost

August 31, 2011

Chris Tyler is a sustainability engineer for Thermal Equipment Sales, and also sits on the board of directors for USGBC’s Kentucky chapter. Chris’ children attend Rosa Parks Elementary, a school that recently cut its energy usage by 47 percent with no additional cost to the school. They made these dramatic reductions by improving operations and educating teachers and students on energy reduction strategies.

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A New Generation of Leadership: USGBC Emerging Professionals

August 18, 2011

Mariah Howard-Porath, USGBC Emerging Professional, Social Media Coordinator, Earth Day New York

Imagine having the ability to gather a village of engineers, architects, designers, lawyers, teachers and advocates of green building practices in one place for a week.

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