U.S. Green Building Council New York Upstate Chapter

 educating, advocating, celebrating green building


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Are you a green building leader with knowledge and experience to share?  We want you! Are you someone with an interest in building green?  We want you!  Are you a student or young professional with a desire to become part of the green building sector?  We want you! Are you a sales representative for products used in green buildings?  We want you!  Are you an individual excited about the opportunity to transform the built environment?  We want you too!  We all can benefit from sharing our collective knowledge and passion when it comes to building green for the benefit of our profit margins, our planet, and our people.  Join us to become part of the answer to better buildings!

We invite you to join the USGBC New York Upstate Chapter and become part of the green building movement. Please follow the instructions below to a more sustainable future:

Join the NY Upstate Chapter  

Some Member Benefits

§  Listing and access to exclusive online Chapter Member Directory 

§  Discounts or even free admission on Chapter events and activities

§  Email Notification through Green Events Calendar

§  Opportunities for Involvement in Chapter Committees

§  Special New York Upstate Chapter Membership Pin

§  Networking and Social Opportunities

§  Chapter Newsletter

§  Eligible to Serve on Board of Directors through Election Process

§    Leadership skills development and access to knowledge growth resources

§  Dynamic Governance

§  Funding and Financial planning

§  Event planning

§  Governance and Logistics Management

§  Interpersonal skills

§  Ability to Vote on Chapter Proposals, Board Positions, and Bylaws

§  Potential for Involvement in Upper Northeast Regional Initiatives with Six Chapters in New England 

§  Special Invitation to the Upper Northeast Regional Leadership Summit 

§  Potential Strategic Involvement with National USGBC Staff on Chapter Priorities and Goals Aligned with the USGBC Engagement and Strategic Plan

o    Current Priorities Relate to Membership, LEED and Performance, Advocacy, Green Schools, and Community Engagement

o    LEED is currently working on a new LEED for Existing Homes standard

 Harder to quantify – taking a stake in the “green buildings for all” vision of the Chapter and the USGBC!

Membership Application
    Click here to join

    Membership dues are as follows:
    $65.00 per year for individual Chapter Members
    $45.50 for USGBC Member Employees
    $30.00 for Emerging Professionals (young professionals age 30 and under)
    $26.00 for Students with Valid ID and College Email
    $250.00 for Supporting Member

      Please note: Chapter membership is for individuals; USGBC national membership is for businesses and organizations. In order to receive discounts on attendance at Greenbuild, LEED workshops, and purchases a USGBC national membership is required.


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