Two recent major publications highlight the urgency and the impact of Green Building United’s work in the built environment:
For all of us at Green Building United, this serves as a call to action and a reminder that the work that we do together is a critical piece of the climate solution.
With your support, Green Building United is making an impact across our network and throughout the region, serving as the locus of green building and sustainability activity. We are counting on your commitment to expanding our work in 2019 and hope you will consider making a financial gift this season.
With your support - we are creating impact in green building education!
With dedicated volunteers and staff, Green Building United provides educational opportunities ranging from introductory to advanced, featuring new concepts and tracking the latest trends in high performance and sustainable building.
In 2018, we’ve hosted more than 50 educational trainings and workshops, engaging more than 2,600 registrants.
In 2019, we will continue to provide a diversity of green building content for professional and general audiences. Our calendar will include many CEU eligible programs, including:
With your support - we are creating impact in greem building policy and advocacy!
Green Building United and our diverse professional membership advocate for policy and legislation that advances a sustainable and healthy built environment. We provide legislative updates and information to our members to engage their expertise in refining legislative language, educating elected officials, delivering testimony, and supporting implementation.
Highlights from the past year include:
In 2019 Green Building United will focus on:
This is just the start of the energy efficiency improvements and sustainability we’ll advocate for throughout the region!
With your support we are creating impact through exceptional green building networking experiences!
Green Building United hosts three annual signature events - the Sustainability Symposium, New Gravity Housing Conference, and Groundbreaker Awards - each attracting hundreds of attendees. Our signature events feature open invitations for session proposals or project nominations, heightened visibility for presenters, awardees, and sponsors, and excellent space for networking. Additionally, each event provides the invitation to share your expertise, market your services, and connect and learn from others!
Green Building United’s Communities, whether content-based (Passive House and Living Building Challenge) or geographically based (Delaware and Lehigh Valley), provide avenues to build deep relationships with other professionals through unique events and extended learning opportunities. Green Building United also includes time to network at all events and hosts quarterly happy hours.
When asked “What do you love about Green Building United?" in a recent survey, many members shared comments about the value of our network:
- Connecting with the friends I've made through Green Building United is nourishing, exciting and encouraging.
- Each conversation sparks new ideas and each event inspires me and brings me one step closer to my dream.
- Green Building United brings together the professional community working for ever more resilient and energy efficient buildings.
- The cross section of people, energy and skills which help to drive the momentum for change.
With your support we are creating impact through green building initiatives!
Through our strategic initiatives, Green Building United supports on-the-ground work to make our region’s built environment more sustainable. From large commercial buildings, to K-12 schools, to neighborhood organizers, we bring diverse audiences and our network together, providing resources and tools to help reach sustainability goals.
In 2019 we will:
With your support we are creating impact through green building engagement opportunities!
Green Building United offers a variety of avenues for engagement at all levels. Our organization and success at achieving our mission is dependent on many dedicated individuals and stakeholders! Members and volunteers can:
If you see an opportunity to engage that aligns with our forward momentum, let us know! If you're not currently a member- we'd love to have you join or renew!
When asked “What do you love about Green Building United?” in a recent survey, more than a few Green Building United members cited engagement opportunities.
If you haven't made an end-of-year gift yet, please support our continued work in education by making a donation in one of the following ways!