IN THE NEWS: A Breath of Fresh Air: Conversations on Green Building, Arts Education & Painting a Clean Energy Vision for the Future of L.A.
Link to Decor News Now story (May 24, 2023) | “Before we talk about how we’re going to change the future with green buildings, we need to be able to see it.” That was Ben Stapleton’s big takeaway after months of collaboration with Climate Resolve and the Boyle Heights Art Conservatory on a mural depicting […]
LINK to ABC7 TV story (April 21, 2023) | Watch coverage of the mural unveiling at the Boyle Heights Arts Conservatory, featuring artists from the Mural Workforce Academy, who learned to use non-toxic and smog-eating paint to create this vision of a clean air future for Boyle Heights.
LINK to KCRW DnA story (April 19, 2023) | Interconnected Relations is a bold mural that depicts themes around climate change, clean air and environmental justice — and it reinforces that message by using smog-eating paint! It will be unveiled this Thursday at the Boyle Heights Arts Conservatory (BHAC). The mural was created by (BHAC) and […]
LINK to Spectrum News 1 TV Segment (March 7, 2023) | The single mom moved to Pacific Landing in October, a new affordable housing development in Santa Monica that is all-electric. None of the 37 units use any natural gas. “I don’t have to worry about carbon monoxide leaks or anything like that, which is beautiful with […]
LINK to Univision for full story (Feb. 22, 2022) | (SP) En la ciudad de Watts, ubicada en el condado de Los Ángeles, la creación de un novedoso jardín que utiliza un sistema de absorción y filtrado de aguas fluviales ha revolucionado la industria del drenaje sostenible. Marcela Oliva, profesora de arquitectura ambiental y miembro […]
LINK to LAist for full story (Feb. 2, 2022) | Phillip Lester drove his shovel into the earth, smiling as at last he pierced beneath the dry, hard dirt into dark brown fertile soil. “This whole lot used to be a junkyard,” said Lester. …At a planting event last fall, Oya Sherrills stood in the […]
LINK to Spectrum News 1 TV Segment (Sept. 22, 2022) | The U.S. Green Building Council helps certify buildings that promote energy efficiency and environmental responsibility. The Los Angeles chapter is working to cut carbon emissions in buildings and work toward an equitable, sustainable future for all Angelenos in the places we live, work, learn, and play in.
LINK to Spectrum News 1 TV Segment (Sept. 6, 2022) | Boyle Heights Arts Conservatory is a place that develops youth into careers in the arts, media and broadcast. The conservatory also serves another purpose as a climate resilience hub for the Boyle Heights community. From cooling off in a heat wave to seeking a safe […]
LINK to Article | September 24, 2019 — BD&C Magazine
September 22, 2019 — San Gabriel Valley Tribune LINK to article | Locals and public officials celebrated the official grand opening of a regenerative learning garden at Arroyo High School in El Monte on Saturday. The garden is the U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles’s first project in the San Gabriel Valley and was selected because of […]
August 13, 2019 — Green Building Advisor LINK to article | More than a dozen green technology firms will be getting a boost over the coming months as they show a broader audience how they can help the Los Angeles region meet its net-zero energy goals. The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC-LA) calls the […]
LINK to CA Buildings News – Q2 article (p. 44) | June 5, 2019