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Interested in Seeing the Largest Solar Array in Michigan?

Solar array atop IKEA


An opportunity has been brought to our attention that might be of interest to you. The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) of Southeastern Michigan has put together a program featuring the IKEA facility in Canton,

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Become Involved with the Communications Committee

Are you interested in being more involved in the USGBC Detroit Regional Chapter?

The Communications Committee is meeting Thursday, October 11 at 3pm at Panera Bread on Washtenaw Avenue in Ann Arbor. We will be establishing priorities and

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Did You Know? Energy and Atmosphere Webinars are Available

Did you know that you can get Energy and Atmosphere credit guidance and earn GBCI/AIA credits all at once?

The USGBC offers a series of three webinars that will earn you 1.5 credits. Each webinar lasts an hour and a half, so that's 4.5 credits for

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“Green Seed” Tip #2: Stop Your Drip Campaign & Save Water

It’s okay to keep your email drip campaign going, but you may want do something about another campaign that could literally be dripping from your plumbing fixtures. This kind of drip is a real drain on the environment and your budget. Consider the

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Recognition of our Members and Sponsors

As dedicated volunteers of the Detroit Regional Chapter, chapter members and leaders work every day to achieve our mission of transforming the way buildings and communities are designed, built, and operated in the greater Detroit region. But, it is

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“Green Seed” Tip #1: Realize the incredible benefits of Indoor Plants in the Workplace

This is the very first tip so it’s probably a good idea let everyone know just what a “Green Seed” is.Here is an explanation in form of a definition:

Green Seed/grēn sēd/ Noun: A simple low or no cost practice that is beneficial

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Ferndale Public Library Defines Public Place

Rock ‘n Roll bands playing in the community room on Friday afternoons. Dedicated space for teens to feel welcome and private rooms for meetings or study. Aesthetically pleasing and sustainable carpeting, furniture, lighting, HVAC system and

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Members Drive Chapter Programs

I am continually amazed at how much our USGBC Detroit Regional Chapter is able to accomplish through the work of so many dedicated volunteers. As chair of the chapter, I have the opportunity to represent some of the area’s top green building

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