Membership with the USGBC MA


Thank you for your interest in joining our organization!

We are a community of green building professionals throughout Massachusetts. We support the work and mission of the US Green Building Council across the country. Together, we are making more green buildings happen!



You can sign up online using the links below:









One Chapter. Many Voices.


If you prefer to join using a paper application and sending a check, you may do so by filling out this form.

You may be interested in supporting the Chapter as an organization, rather than as an individual. That is possible as a corporate or institutional Sponsoring Partner - more info here. Thank you!


Quotes from our Members:


"The USBGC Mass. Chapter has been instrumental in educating the New England Real Estate Journal's readers on sustainable design and construction. Chapter events have provided me with the opportunity to network with the industries thought leaders, keep up to date on industry trends and educate me on the what is happening in the sustainable market place. I'm a big fan of the chapter."

- John P. Picard, President of New England Real Estate Journal


"Being a part of the USGBC MA Chapter has been an amazing way to connect with other sustainbly-focused individuals from across the design, construction, and real estate industries. I love being part of the Chapter and organizing engaging events that help bring all of us together!"

- Stephanie MacNeil, AIA, LEED BD+C


The USGBC Massachusetts Chapter enables individuals to participate in, develop and support the growth of the green building industry and sustainable communities through our numerous committees. Each member lends expertise, strength and passion to support the development of smarter and more sustainable methods of industry, commerce, and living.  It is a sense of purpose and a spirit of ingenuity that leads the Chapter forward in the creation of green-collar jobs, more efficient systems, and cleaner, healthier communities. As a member, you are encouraged to participate in Chapter committees, where you are afforded the opportunity to help guide the green building industry in Massachusetts, while at the same time creating new friendships and partners for the future.


Why Support the USGBC Massachusetts Chapter?

The Chapter’s individual membership helps support the organization’s growth and activity across the entire state of Massachusetts.

  • Participate in community-based programming such as workshops and outreach
  • Advocate for green-building policies at the city and state level
  • Be listed on our Membership Directory
  • Earn up to 50% of your CEU's by volunteering on Chapter Committees 
  • Enjoy partner-company benefits, including discounts with ZipCar and BuildingGreen
  • Vote annually for our Chapter Board of Directors and lend your voice to other important Chapter decisions



Membership Levels and Dues

The Chapter offers several levels of membership.  As a non-profit organization, all dues go to fund the Chapter's activities directly and are tax deductible.  Your chosen level of support is entirely up to you.


Premium Memberships
Emerald Necklace $1000
Green Advocate $500
Green Apple $250
Cultivating $125


Standard Memberships
USGBC MA Chapter Member  $75
Employee of a USGBC National Member Organization  $50
Emerging Professional Member (less than 3yrs in industry)  $25
Full-Time Student, Gov't Employee, or Retiree Member  $25
Youth (under 18) Member  $0




The Emerald Necklace seeks to reward a handful of major donors with a program of recognition and special, customized, programming, including strategic planning workshops. We believe there are members of our community who would feel comfortable making a major charitable contribution to our work, and who should be regaled by the community.




The USGBC MA Chapter is a 501c3 charitable organization and donations are tax-deductible. 




Thank you for your participation and for your support!