Monthly Archives: September 2012

GEF Institute is now a GBCI Education Provider for LEED Credential Maintenance

Hooray! GEF Institute’s online courses have been approved for GBCI Continuing Education (CE) Hours! This means that LEED Professionals (Green Associates or LEED APs with Specialty) can earn credit toward maintaining their credential by taking our courses.  You can find … Continue reading

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Pin Us! GEF is now on Pinterest!

Have you joined the biggest craze in social media since Facebook? Over the past year, Pinterest has grown from virtual obscurity to a top 100 site, with 11.7 million unique monthly US visitors. Furthermore, 9 percent of the pinboards are … Continue reading

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Green Building Curriculum Hits High School Classrooms!

As you may have noticed, GEF writes a monthly entry for the Center for Green Schools blog. This month, we wanted to focus on the power of green building education in the classroom, specifically in high schools. What better way … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? National Green Week Takes a New Themed Approach

National Green Week, GEF’s flagship program, has adopted a new themed approach to motivate a broader range of education-driven sustainability campaigns around the world. This year, schools, classrooms and youth groups are encouraged to focus on one of GEF’s six sustainability … Continue reading

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Free Online Sustainability Course Available Today!

We love giving out free stuff! Especially if that free stuff is easy to access, online sustainability education! Our latest free course sample is a course within the Sustainability Apprentice Certificate, a collection of sustainability focused multi-media courses to be used … Continue reading

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Water Sustainability – Waste Less and Reuse More

Every living thing needs water to survive, and human water use is growing exponentially. It’s predicted that by the year 2050, about half of humans will be living under severe water stress conditions. Our population is growing everyday and our … Continue reading

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