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Green Building United fosters transformative impact on our community Through green building education and advocacy, Green Building United, member-driven mission based, nonprofit organization, is committed to promot- ing sustainable building in Greater Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley and Delaware. Through education and advocacy, Green Building United aims to create a sustainable, healthy, and resilient built environment for all. Green Building United convenes building industry and sustainability professionals with an interest in, or a commitment to, improving the built environment for the benefit of the entire region.

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Groundbreakers Awards Event

Programming & Events Sustainability Symposium- May 3, 2019

Membership When you become aMember of Green Building United, you support a sustainable, healthy, and resilient built environment for all and help grow Green Building United’s impact. Mem- bership is for individuals only and benefits apply only to the individual who holds the membership. Membership benefits include: * Discounted admission to Green Building United events in- cluding programs, tours, building standard exam preparation courses, with opportunities for earning GBCI and AIA continu- ing education credits * Free admission to quarterly happy hour networking events * Opportunity to participate in selection of education topics * Eligibility to serve on committees and run for seat on Green Building United ’s Board of Directors * Potential to be featured in a Member Spotlight blog * E-communications regarding important green building events, trainings, and news * Opportunity to vote on important Green Building United issues * Other Member discounts (NAPHN trainings, select partner events, and more)

Green Building United is excited to announce the ninth annual Sus- tainability Symposium, happening May 3rd at Penn State at The Navy Yard. The Symposium is a full day of educational sessions covering cutting edge green building and sustainability topics and industry best practices, including LEED, Passive House, Living Building Challenge, Enterprise Green Communities, WELL, green stormwater infrastructure, and 2030 Districts. Please join us to hear experts from across the region and beyond as they gather to discuss their current work, opportunities for social, environmental, and economic impact, and challenges ahead in the sustainability field. New Gravity Housing Conference- August 1-2, 2019 The reality of climate change will fundamentally alter the way build- ings are designed, built, and operated in the coming decades. At the same time, the need for quality affordable housing that can withstand increasingly extreme and volatile weather continues to grow. Building healthy, safe, and accessible places to live that will both limit and adapt to climate impacts is a key challenge for the 21st century. The annual New Gravity Housing Conference, held each summer, explores the tools, techniques, and practices that the building community is using to address this challenge. Groundbreaker Awards- Septmeber 25, 2019 Green Building United’s annual Groundbreaker Awards recognize leaders in the green building industry that demonstrate innovation, com- mitment to sustainability in the built environment, and environmental, social, and/or economic impact and our collective efforts in advancing design and building technologies that improve health, save money, and reduce climate impact. In turn, these projects support a stronger local economy, healthier environment, and more stable climate future.




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