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Living in Harmony with Nature

Please join us on Friday June 5th at 11am EST for Living in Harmony with Nature – General Green Practices. Discover how to incorporate healthy environmental standards in your home and yard, and why it matters. There will be a slide show on LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and green building in general, […]

US Green Building Council Celebrates Women in Green

Article from New Jersey Business & Industry Association Magazine The U.S. Green Building Council New Jersey Chapter (USGBC NJ) hosted “Celebrating Women in Green” on Wednesday, June 19th. USGBC NJ is a State-wide organization of professionals, businesses, innovators and community leaders working to accomplish a bold vision: healthy, green, and energy-efficient buildings and communities. The […]

To LEED or Be Left Behind

By Wayne D. DeFeo, LEED AP, Executive Director, USGBC NJ – Article from New Jersey Business & Industry Association Magazine If you think that LEED (the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building certification and sustainability are some sort of green hogwash, then you are ignoring the economics of the Triple Bottom Line (Economic Prosperity, […]

Storm Water

It is ironic that when water becomes scarce, we start to look at rainwater and say, why are we letting this run off and be wasted. In some locations, like Bermuda, those limestone white roofs are more than just pretty, they help to clean the rainwater so that it can be stored in cisterns. In […]