U.S. Conference of Mayors Embrace a Green Building Policy Agenda

Represents a powerful endorsement for implementing green building; spurring economic savings and green jobs nationwide says U.S. Green Building Council

(Oklahoma City, OK) June 16, 2010 – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) applauds the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and its membership for embracing a green building policy agenda, including the adoption of five resolutions that benefit our built environment and are critical to USGBC’s mission of transforming the design, construction and operations of our buildings and communities.

The resolutions that passed this week include:
Financing Mechanisms to Pay for Energy Retrofits of Existing Buildings
Greening of School Districts
Sustainable Development in Cities
Green Affordable Housing and Financing