• 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

Building a Century

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 6:30pm

100 years. It is a milestone age for humans and buildings alike, that many never reach.  Nathan D.

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.