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12:00 PM
$15 – $25

USGBC Virginia – LEED Benefits for Resilient Communities

January 22 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

USGBC is working to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built, and operated to encourage green building practices—and resilience is a clear extension of this work. USGBC and our partners have defined resilience as the “ability to prepare and plan for, absorb, recover from, and more successfully adapt to adverse events”. We know that more sustainable buildings are the cornerstone to enhancing community resilience, and our work continues to expand our reach to other sectors of the built environment. Green buildings are driving resilience-enhancing designs, technologies, materials, and methods. To support these efforts, green buildings often include practices... [more]

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