Press Releases

Event features Keynoters energy policy expert (DOE, OPR) Kate Gordon, author Obi Kaufmann; 16 Sessions, 30 Table Talks, Collective Impact Case Studies, and 90+ Exhibitors and Community Partners Los Angeles, CA (May 9, 2024) The U.S. Green Building Council California (USGBC California or USGBC-CA) is excited to announce its 23rd annual California Green Building Conference, […]
A Hands-On Experience Showcasing Usable Innovations for Residents in Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation, and Sustainable Materials Los Angeles, CA (April 30, 2024) The U.S. Green Building Council California (USGBC-CA) has partnered with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to launch the BuildSMART Trailer Tour, bringing experiential education and innovative technologies directly to residents in the City […]
New Statewide Entity to Focus on Community Engagement, Workforce Development, Education & Stronger Statewide Advocacy Recognized Sustainability Leaders Across California Support USGBC Communities Unifying into Statewide Organization LOS ANGELES (April 10, 2024) – USGBC California launches this month as an independent nonprofit unifying six regional communities across the state that were originally founded in collaboration […]
U.S. Green Building Council-L.A. Wins CAL FIRE Grant to Offer FREE Wildfire Defense Education to Construction Professionals & Landscapers, plus Professionals Database for Homeowners Multi-Year Program to help reduce emissions, institutionalize fire prevention across real estate, and elevate certified contractors LOS ANGELES (January 23, 2024) Our region now confronts a year-round fire season, which poses […]
13th Annual Sustainable Innovation Awards to be Announced at the U.S. Green Building Council-L.A.’s Green Gala Tonight Long Beach Container Terminal, SAJE, Bending the River Project, and URW to be Awarded, Among Others LOS ANGELES (December 7, 2023) – Tonight at the 19th Annual Green Gala, the U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles (USGBC-LA) community will […]
LOS ANGELES (October 25, 2023) The U.S. Green Building Council – Los Angeles (USGBC-LA) today is releasing a white paper, “The Energy Cost of Water”, a comprehensive effort to delve into a crucial, but often overlooked aspect of water management – the embedded energy and carbon costs associated with water usage. For this paper, the […]
Multi-Year Program to Address Occupant Health through Education and Electrification Implementation LOS ANGELES (September 29, 2023) Los Angeles has one of the highest ratios of single-family homes in low income communities in the country with many of these homes in  under-resourced neighborhoods being energy inefficient and burdening residents with  higher utility costs and negative impacts […]
USGBC-LA Releases 2nd Annual Pilot Flight Manual Featuring New Cohort of 14 Companies Worldwide, Current Pilot Projects LOS ANGELES (September 21, 2023) The Net Zero Accelerator (NZA), a program of the U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles (USGBC-LA), is proud to announce that Kit Switch, a member company of the 2023 NZA cohort, was awarded the […]
USGBC-LA Selects 2023 Net Zero Accelerator Cohort, Helping Drive Viable Building Tech into Desirable Los Angeles Market, Delivering Valuable Pilot Opportunities LOS ANGELES (July 19, 2023) The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles (USGBC-LA) is proud to announce the 2023 cohort of the world’s first Net Zero Accelerator (NZA). The NZA helps position selected pilot-ready, building-focused […]
  LOS ANGELES (May 22, 2023)  The U.S. Green Building-Los Angeles Chapter’s (USGBC-LA) Civic Green Building Awards were presented at the 22nd Annual My Green Building Conference and Expo (MyGBCE) on May 18th. The awards recognized 11 exceptional efforts in sustainable buildings within city or county government. They also recognized: a top civic entity, and […]
NEW YORK (March 23, 2023) Los Angeles, California Pilot:  Through 50L Home, Electrolux Group, IKEA, Kohler Co., and Procter & Gamble are joining forces with the U.S. Green Building Council – Los Angeles to implement a demonstration pilot in Los Angeles, California. This unique effort to integrate solutions from different market leaders will demonstrate how […]
12th Annual Sustainable Innovation Awards to be Announced at U.S. Green Building Council-L.A. Green Gala Tonight, with Two Projects of the Year Recognized Community Leaders include The Walt Disney Company, L.A. City Councilmember Nithya Raman, Stand LA, Climate Resolve Los Angeles, CA (December 8, 2022) – Tonight at its 18th Annual Green Gala, the U.S. […]

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