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Greenbuild Conference & Expo Closes with Inspiring Words for the Future of Green Building

23,000 delegates, sold out show floor demonstrate strength of green building movement

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USGBC’s Greenbuild Conference Officially Kicks off in Toronto

23,000 leaders of the "regeneration" captivated by Friedman, Roberts, Fedrizzi, Farmer and others at the Air Canada Centre

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2011 LEED for Homes Award Recipients Announced

USGBC recognizes excellence in the green residential building community at its Greenbuild Conference & Expo in Toronto

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LEED Automation Program: Changing the LEED Certification Landscape

Master Series session at Greenbuild to highlight how program has helped accelerate LEED in the marketplace

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Greenbuild: Growing Green Building Market Supports 661,000 Green Jobs in the U.S.—a Third of the Design and Construction Workforce—According to New McGraw-Hill Construction Study

Media Contacts:
Lisa Jaycox, Manager, External Communications,
The McGraw-Hill Companies Information & Media, +1 212-512-3272, lisa_jaycox [at] mcgraw-hill [dot] com

Kathy Malangone, Senior Director, Marketing Communications,
McGraw-Hill Construction, +1 212-904-4376, kathy_malangone [at] mcgraw-hill [dot] com

McGraw-Hill Construction kicks off Greenbuild with new research results, GreenSource event guide, and in-booth interviews with prominent green experts

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New Leader at the Helm of WorldGBC

Toronto, Canada, Monday 3 October 2011: The World Green Building Council(WorldGBC) has appointed Rick Fedrizzi to the position of chairman, following the annual general meeting today.

President, CEO and Founding Chair of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Fedrizzi leads the world's largest national green building council. Under his direction, USGBC has undertaken a far-reaching agenda that has more than tripled its membership and broadened its influence.

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What’s new with LEED and Demand Response? Find out at Greenbuild 2011

Earlier this year, USGBC launched the Demand Response LEED Pilot Credit as a road test before full adoption in LEED 2012. We are now working on ways to engage even more projects, drive widespread adoption of demand response participation, and develop a stronger relationship between the energy & building communities.

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Current LEED APs: Add a Specialty to Your LEED Credential at Greenbuild

Are you a LEED AP? If so, there is still time to add a specialty to your LEED credential at the USGBC's annual Greenbuild conference even if your enrollment deadline has passed. The majority of LEED Professionals have already added a specialty to their LEED credential but the window is closing.

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USGBC Students National Chair Perspective: The 2011 Solar Decathlon

Morning rain and clouds thankfully gave way to a bright and sunny day for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon in Washington D.C. on Wednesday. University students from across the country as well as several from around the world have been displaying the fruits of their hard work in an exciting and innovative energy challenge. Seventeen student groups in total are still competing for the coveted title of the most energy-efficient solar home in a daily series of contests, ranging from affordability, comfort, and market appeal.

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United Technologies Corp. Launches Website Dedicated to Energy-Efficient Buildings

United Technologies Corp., founding sponsor of the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, just launched an exciting new microsite that delves into the importance of energy-efficient building systems. Through this initiative, UTC continues to show its dedication to sustainability and innovation in green building.

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