Contact: Aaron Stevens | Sustainable Building Week Public Relations  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNOUNCING PORTLAND’S THIRD ANNUAL SUSTAINABLE BUILDING WEEK September  2020 — Sustainable Building Week (SBW) has announced dates […]

Sustainable Building Week 2020 – A Virtual Experience!

2020 was supposed to be the year that finally fulfilled our Jetson’s dreams of getting the (electric) jet pack, and even if we didn’t get the flying car, we’d settle […]

Look for yourself in our SBW 2019 Video!

Thank you all for attending making 2019 Sustainable Building Week the amazing week that it was. We had such positive feedback from all of you that we can’t wait for […]

SBW 2019 Has 30 Events For You!

SBW 2019 Schedule is Live!

We are so proud of the Portland sustainability community for collaborating to develop a week of brilliant events that will inspire, educate, and provide networking opportunities. Currently we have 26 events on […]

Why I joined SBW & what I hope to see this year

I have long been inspired by our local influencers in high performance building and Portland’s efforts in moving the needle on all things Green. Being on the builder side of […]

Why Sustainable Building Week Matters (To Me, and To You!)

Portland has a long history as a hub for Hippies and an incubator of Green innovators. Well before either of those were cool (“Keep Portland Weird” is a thing for […]

Sustainable Northwest Wood Reflects on the First Ever SBW!

Sustainable Building Week – Wow what a week!  It’s been a week and a half since the first annual Sustainable Building Week (SBW) ended and I think I am finally […]

Hot Off the Presses! Check Out Our New Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PORTLAND WELCOMES ITS FIRST EVER SUSTAINABLE BUILDING WEEK Download the press release October 8, 2018 — Kicks off the first annual Sustainable Building Week (SBW) an event-filled […]

Northwest EcoBuilding Guild Announces 2018 Green Building Slam Presenters!

The Northwest EcoBuilding Guild and Passive House NW are pleased to announce the slate of presenters for the Portland Green Building Slam, Friday, October 12, 2018, 6:30 – 10 pm, […]

Planning Under Way for First Sustainable Building Week

Published in the Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce: Planning under way for first Sustainable Building Week Prior to the Great Recession, Portland was the “shining hill that everyone wanted to be” […]

Don’t Be a Chicken – Keep Portland Green!

The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) – Portland Collaborative is excited about the coming together of so many professional groups in Portland around the issues of sustainable building and high-performance […]

NW EcoBuilding Guild Green Slam Comes to Portland!

Each week we will be featuring blog posts from each of our collaborators to highlight the exciting events we have planned and professional talent engaged in this week. After a […]

The Sun Shines Again on Portland Sustainability!

At the turn of the century, Portland was the envy of burgeoning sustainable cities. We were paving bike lanes, recycling, constructing LEED-certified buildings, and planning for the greenest future possible. Then, […]

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