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2030 Challenge

Architecture 2030, a non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization, was established in response to the global-warming crisis by architect Edward Mazria in 2002. 2030's mission is to rapidly transform the US and global Building Sector from the major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions to a central part of the solution to the global-warming crisis.

The U.S. Green Building Council (U.S.G.B.C.)

The Council is the nation's foremost coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work.


The Natural Step Network

The Natural Step Network is an educational non-profit organization whose programs and services prepare organizations to integrate sustainable business practices into their strategic decision making.


The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

SOLARC is an official trade ally of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA). NEEA is a non-profit group that supports regional programs to make affordable, energy-efficient products and services available in the marketplace.


BetterBricks

BetterBricks is the commercial building initiative of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), which is supported by Northwest electric utilities. Through BetterBricks, NEEA advances ideas to accelerate energy savings in new and existing commercial buildings. BetterBricks education & training, online resources and recognition of industry leaders guide and inspire building professionals to embrace best practices, improve energy performance and achieve their sustainability goals.


Passive House Northwest

Passive House Northwest is a group of Certified Passive House Consultants and other individuals and organizations whose goal is to promote highly energy efficient construction through implementation of the Passive House standard.


National Passive House Alliance

The Passive House Alliance US (PHAUS) is a non-profit organization created to support the Passive House building energy standard through public outreach, education, support of industry professionals and advocacy.


Passive House Institute US

The Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization that provides training, education and research to promote implementation of Passive House Building Energy standard, as well as the design approach and techniques to accomplish that standard.


GreenLane Sustainable Business Network

GreenLane is a membership organization based in Eugene, Oregon that provides education, resources, networking, and marketing for sustainability.


Oregon Association of Professional Energy Managers

The Oregon Association of Professional Energy Managers was founded in 1982 as a partnership of business, government and utilities. Oregon APEM seeks to advance the understanding and practice of efficient energy use through forums, newsletters, facility tours, and face-to-face dialogue.