Photo Friday: Total Health includes Green Building, @USGBC Headquaters

Left to right: Kelly Worden, MPH(c), Ted Eytan, MD, Matt Trowbridge, MD, Robin Dilworth, Chris Pyke, PhD (@chrispyke) View US Green Building Council Tour 38627 on

When my colleague Robin Dilworth and I walked into US Green Building Council (@USGBC) world headquarters, she said, “this feels like such a healthy work environment,” to which I responded, “Of all places, it better be…” And of course, it is.

The headquarters of US Green Building Council is LEED Platinum certified. What we learned, though, is that there is not one way to be LEED Platinum, and about all the different ways USGBC helps people and organizations build green, for the health of humans, which are the most precious asset in a building (we agree!).

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The rest of my photos are below. USGBC offers regular tours, which helps educate people like us about the value of intentional, healthy design. Note that new dynamic LEED plaque they are developing…


Ted Eytan, MD