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QuoteGarden – Favorite Green Quotes

“Today’s might oak is just yesterday’s nut that held its ground”
– Anonymous

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world” – John Muir

“For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious taht if it were made of gold and silver” – Martin Luther

“Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them” – Bill Vaughn

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children”
– Native American Proverb

“For 200 years we’ve been conquering Nature. Now we’re beating it to death”
-Tom McMillan

“The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun” -Ralph Nader

“Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature” – Dennis Gabor

“Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations” – David Gerrold

“The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition”
– Carl Sagan

“Time and space – time to be alone, space to move about – these may well become the great scarcities of tomorrow” – Edwin Way Teale

“After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world”
– Pam Shaw

“To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance” – Buddha

“Thank GOD, they cannot cut down the clouds!”
– Henry David Thoreau

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How is GBCI connected to LEED?

People are often confused when the official USGBC website sends LEED candidates to the GBCI website. That’s because USGBC creates the reference guides, rating systems and education programs but oursources the actual “testing” to GBCI (Green Building Certification Institute). This allows USGBC to concentrate on continously updating and creating new green building ciruculum.

Take a look at the chart below for a visual overview.


For more information on GBCI, visit the GBCI Website