Community Building

Solutions Involve Engaging People.

We can spark change by fostering connection, camaraderie, and collaboration among a cross-disciplinary community of members and diverse stakeholders who come together through a wide range of educational and networking events or through intentional communities.

Our Building Standard Communities

Connecticut Passive House

We aim to transform Connecticut’s built environment by fostering low energy use and the sustainable impact of implementing Passive House principles and practices.  We support and promote both Passive House entities – Passive House Institute (PHI) and Phius.

Connecticut LEED

As an aligned chapter of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the LEED Community promotes LEED and other USGBC programs. We are a community of sustainable building professionals working to expand LEED coverage on various topics and industry strategies.

Living Future Connecticut

We work to educate about and advocate for a Living Future in Connecticut that is socially just, culturally rich, and ecologically restorative as a regional partner of the International Living Future Institute.

Our Interest Communities

Advocacy & Equity

The Advocacy Community is a group of BuildGreenCT members whose purpose is to effect and support policy at the state and local levels that will accelerate the just and sustainable transformation of Connecticut’s built environment.

Emerging Professionals

We are passionate about supporting the next generation of practitioners through our Emerging Professionals Community which presents opportunities for leadership development skills, networking, and mentoring.

Green Homes

We encourage the adoption in Connecticut of green building practices for both new construction and existing homes. From Energy Star to Net Zero homes. We are a community of sustainable building professionals pursuing our mission via a variety of outreach and educational initiatives.

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Our Members

Our members are a community of passionate people with a desire to make an impact by helping transform the built environment through their involvement. 

We have a rich history of diverse members, people with different backgrounds and levels of knowledge and experience. 

Anyone with an interest in accelerating the just and sustainable transformation of the built environment is invited to become a member and become a part of this vibrant and growing community. 

Our Sponsors, Foundational Partners & Allies

Our sponsors, funders, and allies are coveted partners who provide pivotal financial and organizational support to:

  • Help us deliver educational programs, training, conferences, and networking events.
  • Support our involvement and advocacy for policy and decisions at the municipal and state level to achieve impact at scale.
  • Support our efforts to grow our membership community and deepen their engagement.
  • Support our outreach to build awareness of the key role that buildings play and their profound impact on people and planet.

Our Sponsors

Our Foundational Partners

Our Allies

  • Organizations that extend our outreach, deepen our learning, broaden our perspectives, or provide synergies for programs that help us expand educational, advocacy or build community. 
  • Relationships with national and international green building standards organizations.