• Introducing the Living Future Congresses

    A bioregional approach to community-based transformation

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  • Cascadia Green Building Council

    Rooted in the Region. Reaching toward a Living Future.

  • A program and partner

    of the International Living Future Institute, and a proud chapter of the USGBC and CaGBC

  • A leading advocate

    for progressive green building laws, regulations and incentives.

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  • A Network of Leaders

    Locally driven branches in Alaska, British Columbia, Washington and Oregon are changing the world, one community at a time.

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Trim Tab Blog

What a Living Future Means to Me

Monday, March 23, 2015

We humans live by shared cultural stories that serve as the lens through which we view reality. Most important are the sacred stories that give meaning to our lives and frame our shared understanding of what is most important to our well-being.


#MyLivingFuture = Unabashed Succulence

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Pondering the thought of #MyLivingFuture, my first instinct is to twist it slightly to #OurLivingFuture. I can’t imagine anything better than a life surrounded by those who continuously provide unlimited inspiration.


Energy Trust of Oregon: Path to Net Zero

Monday, March 2, 2015

As of January 2015, the Energy Trust of Oregon has thrown down the gauntlet with their new Path to Net Zero program: designers and builders in Oregon now have huge incentives to pursue the most aggressive energy performance in their buildings.