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USGBC: LEED Green Associates Classes Coming Online Soon!

In an effort to continue contributing to the construction industry and environmental awareness, I will be hosting LEED Green Associates (USGBC) online class this Winter. This format will be a pilot program and will initially come at minimal cost to the student. 155 more words

Green Associate

The Benefits of Sunshades

As you can see by the pictures above, when a designer or architect uses Sunshades (or Brise-soleil as they say in Europe) as part of a building’s design it can dramatically improve the exterior aesthetics of that building. 195 more words

USGBC Minnesota IMPACT 2017

On May 3rd, USGBC Minnesota’s IMPACT 2017 conference gathered local sustainability leaders for a day of inspiration and knowledge sharing. In the opening keynote, U.S. Green Building Council President and CEO… 538 more words

IFMA releases Green Cleaning guide for facilities management professionals

Besides aesthetic considerations, maintaining a clean facility has numerous benefits including prolonged useful life of building components, improved indoor environmental quality, reduced exposure to pathogens, and it can even mean improved efficiency lowering energy costs. 276 more words

Sustainability And Building Science

How I Became a LEED Green Associate

As of February 26, 2017, I am a LEED Green Associate.

In September 2016, I came across a Community Green Scholars grant on Facebook. 191 more words