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USGBC Project Manager - Northeast Ohio
The position is the first line of engagement for those interested in getting involved with USGBC locally and supports programmatic and admin functions.Apply for Position
The purpose of Northeast Ohio Chapter of the USGBC is to generate broad support for various individual efforts, build momentum, and advance the green building agenda in our region through education, consulation, and cooperation. The Chapter is an umbrella organization for the various bulding industry interest groups, including those involved in residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial green building.Read More
Our Chapter’s various committee teams are staffed by dedicated green building advocate volunteers. With their assistance we are able to move the green building “needle” forward in the region by working directly with targeted stakeholder groups or on specific organizational initiatives.Each team is comprised of a range between 5-20 people. The teams usually meet once a month. New volunteers are welcome to join the teams to contribute / participate. Contact the Chapter if you're interested in one of the teams In 2010, the teams’ leaders have formed a collective General Circle to coordinate each team’s efforts on compiling persuasive case studies, programming efforts, best demonstrated practices. The General Circle meets every other month.
Schools Team Mission: Inform stakeholder group of the cost savings and health benefits associated with green building strategies. Promote implementation of local green building standards for K-12 school systems and LEED certification where applicable.
Financial Team Mission: To assemble financial data, case studies, presentations, and other economically focused resources that can act as a catalyst for those considering green building practices. Efforts of this group also assist other NEO USGBC working groups by providing economic data, information, and financial facts that can help aid their ability to communicate the importance of green building efforts.
Green Building Challenge Team Mission: To encourage and promote green building practices with specific building owners / operators having them consider following a consensus based greening process. Give these building owners / operators access to the people/ resources to help them initiated or move forward their sustainable journey. Share best demonstrated practices among each other for those who are already performing sustainability functions within their buildings.
Advocacy Team Mission: Advance effective and comprehensive green building policy and regulatory measures at the state and local levels, founded on USGBC’s mission.
Emerging Green Professionals Mission: Bringing Northeast Ohio’s young professionals together for a greener region through community interaction, awareness and the promotion of sustainable building practices.
Akron – Canton Extension Mission: Advancing green building awareness and implementation in the Summit, Stark, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Wayne counties.
Getting N2 ND - LEED Neighborhood Development is designed to introduce students to what it means to be a LEED-ND certified neighborhood and how associating your project can provide added benefits compared to a conventional development. This course will take a closer look at an actual project and the tools for finding LEED ND certified neighborhoods.