People have gained knowledge, green buildings have been built, and progress has been made during the first 10 Years of our work. These accomplishments inspire us to look to the future, and imagine a region where every person can live, work and learn in green buildings. What’s NEXT for green building? And for the Chapter? Check out the concepts below – or share your ideas with us!
Indoor levels of air pollutants can be two to five times higher than outdoor levels. Green building practices help everyone breathe easier.
What if all buildings in our region were LEED certified beginning in the year 2020? What part could you play in making that happen?
About 20% of the population spends their days inside schools. Improving their environment to positively impact health is the smart thing to do.
Can every job be “greener”? What does it mean to perform your job in a way that improves the environment for all of us?
Ideas, Meet People
Education will move us all forward, so we must focus on bringing together the green building ideas of the future with the people who will make them reality.
It’s About Community
Buildings built with people in mind can actually facilitate healthier lifestyles. And when buildings bring people together, well then you’ve really got something!
Buildings Give Back
Creating energy, cleaning water, filtering air, recycling waste—all in a day’s work for the buildings of the future.
We need people with a sustainability mindset—like YOU!—to roll up their sleeves and join us as we educate and advocate for green building and sustainability.
Buildings that not only save energy but create it, taking themselves “off the grid”, saving money in the process…is it worth the investment? Can we afford not to? How can we educate and prepare ourselves for this opportunity?
It’s About YOU
You’re what’s next! What do you think about these issues, ideas and strategies? Add your voice to the conversation.