• Cascadia Green Building Council

    Rooted in the Region.                   Reaching toward the 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.

  • 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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perFORM 2014 Design Competition

Thursday, March 13, 2014

perFORM 2014 design competition challenges architecture students and interns to fuse high design and high performance building.

Upcoming Events

Energy Trust of Oregon Presents: Net-Zero Energy Building Design

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 8:00am

Join Energy Trust of Oregon on April 18 as we kick off the Allies for Efficiency training series with a session on Net Zero Energy Building Design. Our panel of speakers will discuss how Net Zero Energy Buildings could revolutionize a market, key design practices and lessons learned based on real-life projects and the post-occupancy life of a Net Zero Energy building.

Spring of Sustainability

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 (All day)
For many of us who are part of the “green movement,” some days, the challenges we face feel unsurmountable.

Talkin' Trash with the SnoLeaf Branch Collaborative

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 12:00pm

Cedar Grove Composting has pioneered organics recycling since 1989. Learn about the evolution, sustainability and significant benefits of our local composting program from an environmental, economic, and social perspective.