Transforming Green Building Education
The building industry is changing: We are no longer designing and
constructing buildings in the same way we have always done. The green building
movement offers an unprecedented opportunity to respond to the most-important
challenges of our time, including global climate change, dependence on
non-sustainable and expensive sources of energy, and threats to human health.
The work of innovative building professionals is a fundamental driving force in
the green building movement. Such leadership is a critical component to
achieving the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) mission of a sustainable
built environment for all within a generation.
The fundamental building block of market transformation is education.
Greenbuild365, USGBC's interactive green building learning portal, is a tool to
engage professionals from a broad range of disciplines-design, construction,
real estate, education and more - in the growing sustainability movement,
connecting them to the knowledge they need to be active contributors to the
changing dynamics of the industry. Continue Reading »