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Roughly 23% of national waste generation comes from construction and demolition.
July 28 / 8am / UC Research & Innovation | UC Wildfire Resilience Virtual Research Symposium July 28 / 5pm / NAACP CESBS | Zoning & Land Use (Pt. 2) policy platform – ZOOM link July 28 / 6pm / LACSI | Patio Dinner  (in person reconnecting) July 29 / 10am / Valley Economic Alliance | Environmentally Sustainable Strategies for Profitable […]
Sustainability has been coined as the triple bottom line (Equity, Earth, and Economy). We have seen our industry move forward with many regulations around Earth and the economy. This includes AB32 in 2005, CalGreen in 2010, and so on. Our state is a leader, it has created many prescriptive mandates and grants to ensure sustainability […]
We stand in solidarity with the Black community and with all of those who are seeking justice in the name of George Floyd, and so many others. Our hearts and thoughts are with all those in pain right now. USGBC-LA remains committed to creating a more sustainable society, with the knowledge that it is simply […]
We’re excited to announce that the nominations period for candidates to apply for the USGBC-LA Board of Directors is now open! We are seeking multiple board members for the three-year term of 2020-2023. Nominees may be self-nominated or nominated by another USGBC-LA member. Nominees must be current USGBC-LA members (please confirm membership status here).   Timeline […]
When we get through the current crisis, we still have climate change to deal with, and hopefully a lot of lessons learned about the need to better prepare for what we know is coming.  Recently, once the dust had settled after the February 21 deadline for the introduction of new legislation this year – the […]
    To Our USGBC-LA Community,   First of all, we wish you and your families all the best during this unprecedented moment in modern history. The COVID-19 pandemic is working its way through our social and economic fabric and those impacts will have repercussions for all of us, not only today but in the months […]
Where does your building start and where does your building end? This question has been coming up more and more for me as we engage more deeply in issues around mobility (people moving between buildings), air quality (air, particulate matter, and more moving in and out of buildings), and materials (where do they come from […]
For me, the events of recent weeks have been inspiring and brought back this feeling in my chest I used to know so well. No, it’s not just the hints of Fall in the air or that I stopped at Philippe’s for lunch recently. It’s that maybe, just maybe, we are starting to see some […]
Community. This word is bantered about these days without much of the meaning that really should be associated with it. We as a people are social animals and connection to each other is an incredibly important part of what makes us who we are. In these modern times, we form these communities in very different […]
Across the world, the push to mandate net zero buildings – buildings that produce as much energy and/or water as they consume annually – is growing. Perhaps the biggest move has been made by the state of California, home to the U.S. Green Building Council Los Angeles (USGBC-LA), which is requiring 100% of new residential […]

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