BE+ Community Blog

The End of ENERGY STAR?

By Derek Newberry, Advocacy Fellow UPDATE 3/21/17: The National USGBC created a call to action for companies and organizations to support the ENERGY STAR, Safer Choice, and WaterSense programs. If you are part of an organization that supports this, please sign the...

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Grey Lee Departure Statement

By Grey Lee Hello Volunteer Leader Colleagues of the Chapter, Thank you again for your hard work to move our mission forward.   I have a special announcement. I have been accepted to a Master's in Public Administration at the Harvard Kennedy School, starting this...

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The Search for a New Executive Director

By Andrea Love, Chair of the Board A Story of New Opportunities at USGBC MA To Our Community in Green Building: The US Green Building Council, MA Chapter, would like to announce our search for a new Executive Director. Our current Executive Director, Grey Lee, has...

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March 13th Residential Meeting Recap – All About WELL!

By Molly Cox and Bill Womeldorf The Residential Green Building Committee met on March 13th, 2017.  We had a guest presentation from Jennifer Taranto, the Director of Sustainability at Structure Tone, on the WELL Building Standard (see her presentation attached). She...

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Upcoming USGBC MA Presinars

By USGBC MA Do you need to maintain GBCI CE and/or LEED-NC credits to maintain accreditation? Do you just want to learn about new trends in sustainability and how to improve your designs? We offer a pretty simple way of doing this - you can attend one of our after...

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Arc: The Wave of the Future for High Performance Buildings

By USGBC MA Communications   Cadmus gets a lot of questions about how the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) new Arc program works. We have worked in depth with the USGBC to fully understand the program intent and the specific differences between this program and...

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Upcoming Sustainable Energy Spring Seminars

By Derek Newberry, Advocacy Fellow Interested in the future of renewable energy? Do you think there should be a carbon price? What can we do to improve our energy use? These and many other questions will be answered in the coming weeks at multiple university public...

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