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USGBC is a movement of community leaders, professionals, businesses, and innovators working to accomplish a single bold vision: healthy, efficient and equitable buildings and communities for all.

Become a member to help advance our global mission in your community. Discover national membership opportunities for organizations and local community membership for individuals.

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USGBC members represent the best organizations.

USGBC is a global platform for growing your business, improving your community and advancing the latest in innovative building practices. USGBC members make an impact within their sphere of influence and advance the movement for a more sustainable built environment. Members receive exclusive access to resources, education and programs. Already a member? Access your benefits: Organizational, Silver, Gold or Platinum.

We understand every organization has different needs, and we want to make membership work for you, so we provide every member with the same core benefits and the flexibility to choose the package best suited to your organization.

Membership is offered at four levels: Organizational ($300), Silver ($1,500), Gold ($5,000) and Platinum ($20,000). View the business value, savings and members-only resources for each of the levels with the links below.

Business value
Org Silver Gold Platinum
$300 $1,500 $5,000 $20,000
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Listing in USGBC's member directory for making connections & sharing your work

Take advantage of our highly trafficked website to tell others what you do. Add photography and testimonials to showcase your impact. receives 75,000 unique daily page views; our social media channels include over 78,000 followers and are growing each day.

Unlimited access for your employees to exclusive member resources

Your exclusive member benefits and resources are available for all of your full-time employees. This includes access to valuable LEED courses and credential maintenance webinars.

Use of USGBC member logo & member certificate to promote affiliation

Take advantage of using the USGBC member logo on your website and promotional materials. You will also receive a membership certificate for display in your workspace.

Badge in online member directory

Enjoy the recognition of an enhanced member profile on, denoted with the badge.

Platinum Member Platinum Member Platinum Member
Specialized promotional opportunities & leadership recognition

We will promote your LEED certification through USGBC channels including and social media channels.

Public relations support

Make USGBC’s talented public relations team part of your marketing arsenal. Our public relations team will provide up to 20 hours of public relations support each year. They will help promote your organization’s success with LEED. Our support includes a kick-off call to connect you with our public relations team as well as working to implement joint media pitches, op-eds and media outreach for events.

Author professional articles on

Exert your professional muscle by taking advantage of the opportunity to write articles for Share your professional expertise and gain recognition through this unique green building content vehicle; USGBCs online articles receive 1,800 unique views per day. And, we cross promote and post contributed content through a number of our channel partners, including Energy Collective, Sustainable Cities Collective, GreenBiz, Planet Forward, Huffington Post, National Journal and others.

Org Silver Gold Platinum
$300 $1,500 $5,000 $20,000
Discounts on green building educational programs
Complimentary access to online courses for CE credential maintenance

Get started with an informative overview of LEED and green building by viewing our complimentary webinars.

Discount on Greenbuild registration
Discounts on Education @USGBC subscription
Three complimentary course reviews
Discounts on LEED certification & registration fees
Discounts on Greenbuild expo space
Savings on LEED Volume registration

Save significantly on participation in the LEED volume program.

Members-only access & resources
Org Silver Gold Platinum
$300 $1,500 $5,000 $20,000
Members-only access & resources
Organization-wide leadership opportunities

Help to create and influence programs that advance the green building industry. Serving on a committee or on the USGBC Board is an exclusive member benefit. Any full-time employee of a USGBC member organization in good standing is welcome to apply to join a committee and/or working group.

USGBC+ (membership magazine)

USGBC+ explores the life and work of the people who design and craft intelligent, high-performance buildings and spaces, bringing to light the creativity and passion behind every green building project. All members receive access to the online magazine at Every Organizational, Silver and Gold-level member company based in the U.S. and Canada receives one hard copy shipped to their primary contact. Any organizational contact of a Platinum-level member company based in the U.S. and Canada may opt in to receive an issue.

Insider Updates email subscription

Receive the latest members-only industry information including our informative email communications, such as the Insider Update.

Access to Education @USGBC subscription

Support your company's LEED professional credential maintenance requirements with free access to continuing education. Once registered, your employees can receive continuing education hours after passing a convenient online quiz.

30 hours 150 hours Unlimited
Complimentary access to e-books: Paid-from-Savings Guide and Green Operations Guide

Get started with an informative overview of LEED and green building by viewing our complimentary e-books

Enhanced customer support services

Benefit from priority response time for any phone or email inquiries.

Added access for employees of subsidiaries

All employees of subsidiaries will have access to benefits under the parent company’s membership.

Access to web-based LEED reference guides      
LEED consultation

Your dedicated account representative will support your LEED activities and coordinate consultations with LEED specialists and reviewers. LEED consultations can include the Pre-Submittal Review call, Post Preliminary Review call, Energy Modal Review call, The Review of Annual Activity call or other calls.

Exclusive activities

Our platinum member levels receive exclusive opportunities to participate in activities such as plaque presentations, tours of the USGBC headquarters and visits from USGBC delegations. When your company invites a high-level USGBC staff member to your event, your account manager will do their best to accomodate this request, with travel costs reimbursed by you. If no one from USGBC is available, we will work with our chapters to send local representation.

Not sure which package best suits your company? We can help. Call us at 1-800-795-1747 or email us at

Promote our global mission at your local level.

As a member of the USGBC community, you can connect with green building peers within your community, strengthen your leadership and management skills, access USGBC education and training resources, and make an immediate and measurable difference in your community.

Join us to experience the heart of our grassroots efforts to transform the built environment.

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