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Join a USGBC chapter

Chapters are the local voice of USGBC.

Join one of our nationwide chapters and experience the heart of our grassroots efforts to transform the built environment. USGBC chapters promote our global mission at the community level.

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More than 22,000 have joined USGBC nationwide.

Our chapter network promotes sustainable building, advocates for green building policies and builds networks of allies where it matters most — in the local community.

As a chapter member, you can:

  • Connect with green building peers within your community
  • Strengthen your leadership and management skills
  • Access USGBC education and training resources
  • Make an immediate and measurable difference in your community, while contributing to the larger green building movement

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Every chapter tells a story about our mission

The diversity of chapter members, the depth of their passion and the creativity of their innovation drive the success of the green building industry. The stories of their successes and strategies can inspire your next great idea.

In Community 2015-10-02 16:08

Register your project for the Montana Sustainability Awards

USGBC Montana created the Montana Sustainability Awards to acknowledge and celebrate the best building, site development and products and processes in sustainable design and construction across the state. These projects represent the finest standards in sustainability, innovation, building performance and overall integration.  The intent of the Montana Sustainability Awards program is to encourage excellence in sustainability and to provide an avenue through which practitioners may gain...

In Community 2015-10-02 15:29

Call for nominations for the 2016-2017 USGBC Indiana Board

Support the health, efficiency and vibrancy of the Indiana community! USGBC Indiana is pleased to announce a call for nominations for four open positions for volunteers to lead the organization. Our Chapter Board represents a diversity of locally based leaders who advise on strategic and tactical activities implemented as part of USGBC’s global work plan. This leadership group works collaboratively within a larger network of Market Leadership Advisory Boards in order to develop and...

In Community 2015-10-02 10:33

Freebie Friday: USGBC wallpaper October 2015

Download our latest USGBC-branded wallpaper for your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Did we mention that it's free?   (Click the links below to download.) 1680x1050 / 2560x1440 / Mobile / Tablet And while you're at it, view freebies from January, April and July, and tell us what wallpaper you'd like for your device by leaving us a note in the comments.

In Community 2015-10-02 10:13

Montana green schools K-12 public school project

What is the USGBC Montana O+M Pilot Program? USGBC Montana will select one qualified K-12 public school within the state and will provide the school with guidance and assistance going through the Building Operations and Maintenance certification process. USGBC Montana will provide financial assistance as well as fundraising support to help the selected school achieve LEED certification using the O+M rating system. The end goal is to improve student health and educational outcomes...

Emerging Professionals enhance their communities

USGBC's Emerging Professionals program provides unique opportunities for millennials to lead, take action, and share life together.


Lead or participate in a local green building experiences or events.


Gain access to USGBC’s green building education, LEED project experience and LEED exam support.


Cultivate a local and global community of action orientented peers, via gatherings and events.

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Transform your campus with USGBC Students

Representing students from all disciplines, student groups are a way for hundreds of young leaders to come together and participate in hands-on green building experiences on their own campuses. We help students integrate sustainability themes into their coursework and advocate for sustainable university practices and policies.

USGBC students receive:

  • Discounts on chapter membership and admission to events including Greenbuild
  • Complimentary or discounted access to many LEED education materials
  • Access to a network of local professionals, and opportunities to engage in national programs and events, such as Campus Conservation Nationals.

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