USGBC members represent the best organizations from all fields. Our members are local and international, big and small, mission and market-driven. They make an impact within their sphere of influence and advance the movement for a more sustainable built environment. Learn more.
Join us to connect with other industry leaders. We bring you together like no one else can.
Promote yourself and your business.
USGBC is a global platform for growing your business, improving your community and advancing the latest in innovative building practices.
USGBC offers regularly published industry research, events, and numerous other avenues to showcase and underscore your engagement in the sustainability realm.
Members receive exclusive access to resources, education and programs.
Use your membership to take advantage of exclusive opportunities to access online education, maintain your LEED professional credentials, discuss and share knowledge through the USGBC blog and garner access to a whole host of green building resources.
Our membership pricing is designed for you.
Select the level of benefits that best fits your organization’s needs and goals.
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.
Select the best plan for your organization's needs
|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. USGBC.org 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 USGBC.org, denoted with the badge.
|Specialized promotional opportunities & leadership recognition
We will promote your LEED certification through USGBC channels including USGBC.org 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 USGBC.org
Exert your professional muscle by taking advantage of the opportunity to write articles for USGBC.org. 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.
|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|
|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.
|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 through USGBC's library of over 50 professional webinars. 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|
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.
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.
Membership saves you money
Members enjoy significant savings on publications, courses, LEED exams and certification, Greenbuild and more. Learn more.
|To receive discounts, individuals must be full-time employees of a member organization.||Organizational, Silver, Gold and Platinum||Non-member||Savings|
|LEED Integration Guides||Varies||Varies||At least $10|
|LEED Study Guides||$70||$85||$15|
|LEED Reference Guides||$160||$195||$35|
|Workshops||Varies||Varies||At least $25|
|Individual unlimited access to Education @USGBC subscription||$175||$199||$24|
|LEED 101: Green Building Basics & LEED online course||$0||$55||$55|
|LEED 202: How to Document & Certify Projects online course||$0||$90||$90|
|Green Associate Exam fee||$150||$200||$50|
|LEED AP Exam composite fee (Green Associate + Specialty)||$300||$450||$150|
|Greenbuild Registration (early)||$600||$800||$200|
|Chapter Membership||Varies||Varies||At least 25%|
Savings for Silver, Gold and Platinum level members
|Silver, Gold and Platinum||Organizational or Non-member||Savings|
|Paid-from-Savings Guide e-book||$0||$50||$50|
|Green Operations Guide e-book||$0||$85||$85|
|Access to Education @USGBC subscription (per individual)||Silver 30 hours
Gold 150 hours Platinum unlimited
|LEED project fees|
|LEED for Homes Registration||Varies||Varies||Varies|
|LEED Certification (NC, CI, S, full CS, Homes)||Varies||Varies||$500 - $5,000|
|LEED Interpretations submission||$180||$380||$200|
|Greenbuild expo space||$33+ psf||$40+ psf||Varies|
Savings for Gold and Platinum level members
|Gold and Platinum||Silver, Org or Non-member||Savings|
|Access to Education @USGBC subscription||Gold 150 hours
|Silver 30 hours||Varies|
|Access to LEED v4 web-based reference guide||Free for Platinum||$99||Varies|
|LEED Volume Program||$10,000||$15,000||$5,000|
|LEED Volume Prototype||$30,000||$45,000||$15,000|
Choose the membership level that’s right for you
- PLATINUM badge in online member directory
- Unlimited access to Education @USGBC subscription
- Unlimited access to LEED v4 web-based reference guide
- PLATINUM customer support services
- Leadership recognition among USGBC's network
- Added access for all of your employees
- Public relations support
- GOLD badge in online member directory
- 150 hours of Education @USGBC subscription
- Savings on LEED Volume
- GOLD customer support services
- Specialized promotional opportunities & recognition
- SILVER badge in online member directory
- 30 hours of Education @USGBC subscription
- Savings on LEED certification & registration
- Savings on Greenbuild expo space
- Three complimentary course reviews
- Promote your affiliation with the USGBC member logo & certificate
- Access savings on Education @USGBC
- Receive unlimited access to members-only resources for all of your employees
- Stay informed with Members only Insider Updates