Strategic Plan Input Sought From Members

USGBC Florida is starting work on the new Chapter's initial strategic plan, and we are looking for members' input to help guide this important step. May we please have a few minutes of your time to provide some important input to USGBC Florida? If so, please click here and provide your thoughts by February 17. Thanks in advance for your support!

Buildings affect everyone. 
Period. New paragraph.

Green buildings are healthier, higher performing, less wasteful, and nurture positive economic productivity.

Did you know that we spend 90% of our time indoors (US EPA) and that buildings use 39% of total U.S. energy and 74% of all US electricity produced (EIA).


Buildings are a huge part of our lives and they have a HUGE impact on our health and environment. We bring our children, employees, and grandparents into buildings.  We bring our food and office supplies into our buildings. 

Buildings are at the center of our lives and are the portal to affect IMMEDIATE POSITIVE SUSTAINABLE CHANGE
The USGBC NORTH FLORIDA CHAPTER is a 501(c)3 mission driven solutions-oriented non-profit with a MAJOR GOAL -- to create a sustainable region with green buildings for ALL within THIS GENERATION. 
We will achieve this through:
  • open collaboration with those in our community, 
  • strong leadership to encourage innovation and policy, and 
  • decisive results-driven action

Our membership includes local companies, professionals, both within and outside of the building industry, and citizens who understand that our current way of designing, constructing, and operating buildings has a HUGE IMPACT on our environment, including excessive resource consumption and high carbon emissions.  

Significant impact means there is opportunity for improvement.

We realize that building green creates a win-win-win for a better future for us all.  We use the triple bottom line principles of people, planet, and profit to guide our mission and vision.  By doing this we will create a better future by improving human health, reduce the impact of built space on the environment and create jobs and foster our local economy.

Please join us in our quest for a thriving sustainable region.  See below to find out how you can get involved.

  • Volunteer
  • Join as a Member
  • Donate -- Time, Talent, and/or Treasure
  • Partner/Sponsor
  • Intern
  • Attend an Event/Tour/Program
  • Take a Personal Action

Upcoming events

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 6:00 PM (EST) • Corazon Cinema and Cafe 36 Granada Street St. Augustine, FL, 32084
Thursday, March 03, 2016 12:00 PM (EST) • GoToWebinar Only
Wednesday, March 09, 2016 7:30 AM (EST) • At your Desk via GoToWebinar OR In-Person in Jacksonville, FL at Auld & White Construction

Community Events

BATTLE FOR THE BARRIERS, Environmental Documentary 

Saturday, January 30, 2016; 7:45 PM

Corazon Cinema and Cafe


Compounded by sea level rise and stronger and more frequent storms, lives and infrastructure in coastal communities are increasingly at risk for flooding and wind driven destruction from events like super storm Sandy. Battle for the Barriers explores adaptation strategies and projects in coastal states along the Eastern US seaboard designed to help safeguard the people, wildlife and properties in these storm and flood prone areas. In the absence of Federal policy to address climate change, state-based organizations, both public and private, seek to protect beaches.  Special Guest: Manley Fuller, Pres of Fla Wildlife Federation

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USGBC NF Annual Award Winners

Green Group Savings Program with Office Depot Benefits Members, Friends, Family, Businesses

This exclusive program is 100% FREE and it's unbelievably easy to jump aboard and start saving on the green products you already buy! 

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