The USGBC Arkansas Chapter is a nonprofit organization committed to green buildings for everyone in Arkansas. We have more than 300 members and celebrate with more than 200 LEED certified Buildings in the state. Each year we present over 30 monthly Educational Programs, offer LEED exam prep courses, organize energy code training classes, present the annual Sustainable Arkansas Conference and Green Tie Awards Dinner. Our newest event is the Arkansas Women in Green Conference scheduled for October 9, 2015 in Fayetteville, AR.
We collaborate with community partners for building the first LEED Habitat for Humanity Home in AR, promoting ADVANCE faith based energy projects with CLEAResult, packing Weatherization kits with Interfaith Power and Light and holding e-waste Recycling Days with Goodwill Industries. Our strong Green Schools programs including Green Apple Day of Service, award winning Green Schools Challenge, and Green Schools Coalition have impacted 40,000 students in every corner of the state. Our Emerging Professionals host quarterly social events and volunteer with community service projects.
Our regularly scheduled programs are always open to the public:
- Central Arkansas Branch, Third Thursday, 11:30 am
- Northwest Arkansas Branch, Third Tuesday, 11:30 am
- Emerging Professionals, Quarterly, date varies.