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Apr 22, 2014, 08:15 ET

The Building Green Initiative Celebrates Earth Day Naming Ten Greenest HBCUs

A comprehensive survey released on Earth Day by The Building Green Initiative (BGI) at Clark Atlanta University says historically black colleges...

Apr 09, 2014, 08:30 ET

Green Building Initiative President Keynotes ASHRAE High-Performance Buildings Conference

 Green Building Initiative (GBI) President Jerry Yudelson presented a keynote talk on April 8th at the ASHRAE High-Performance Buildings...

Apr 07, 2014, 08:30 ET
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The Green Building Initiative Announces Recruitment of Members to Serve on Consensus Body to Assess New Protocol

 The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced today that it is seeking applicants to serve as members of its consensus body, which is being...

Mar 19, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Green Building Initiative Invited to White House Rural Council Event to Support Growth of Green Building, Jobs, and Rural Communities

Green Building Initiative (GBI) Vice President for National Affairs Erin Shaffer participated in an event at the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Mar 18, 2014, 08:45 ET
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Green Building Initiative President Invited to White House Rural Council Event to Support Growth of Green Building, Jobs, and Rural Communities

 Green Building Initiative (GBI) President Jerry Yudelson will attend an event at the White House on Monday, March 17 designed to highlight the...

Feb 20, 2014, 08:45 ET
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Green Building Initiative Launches Guiding Principles Compliance Program for New Construction of Federal Buildings

 The Green Building Initiative (GBI) today announced the launch of Guiding Principles Compliance for New Construction (GPC NC) of federal...

Feb 13, 2014, 13:28 ET
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GBI to Offer AIA Approved Course Free for 60 Days to Train New Green Globes Professionals

 The Green Building Initiative™ (GBI) announced today that between Feb. 13 and April 15 it will provide free access to its online...

Jan 29, 2014, 08:30 ET
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American Forest Foundation DC Headquarters Awarded Three Green Globes for Sustainable Design

The Green Building Initiative™ (GBI) has awarded its second-highest rating of three Green Globes® to the new Washington, DC...

Jan 06, 2014, 08:40 ET
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Green Building Initiative Welcomes New President Jerry Yudelson

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced today that it has named Jerry Yudelson as its president to accelerate growth of the non-profit and...

Feb 14, 2008, 00:00 ET

Green Building Initiative(TM) Celebrates Milestones at International Builders' Show

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Since its inception in 2004, the Green Building Initiative (GBI) has partnered with Home Builder...

Oct 10, 2007, 01:00 ET

Green Building Initiative(TM) Recognizes NewPage Corporate Headquarters for Sustainable Design and Construction

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The NewPage Corporation celebrated a sustainable construction milestone today, when its new corporate...

Sep 28, 2007, 01:00 ET

Green Building Initiative(TM) Recognizes First Green State Government Office Building in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) and state of Arkansas celebrated a...