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Timber Bridges: the Old Becomes the New

Portland, OR

Timber bridges compose over a quarter of all bridges in North America, yet they compose only 7% of bridge expenditures on existing bridges mostly for maintenance. Meanwhile, new timber bridge construction is under 1% of all expenditures for greenfield bridge construction. However, the world view on timber is changing with the advent of mass timber [...]

Free

Student Voices | Climate Futures

Portland, OR
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Join OGS|PDX for a student-led discussion on climate futures and resilience. Students are demanding climate action in Portland and beyond. They are feeling the effects of climate change very deeply as it rapidly unfolds before their eyes. Join us for a lively discussion with local Oregon high school students from PPS, Forest Grove, and other [...]

Free

Homes of Tomorrow Today Tour

Portland, OR

New Annual Tour of New Construction Homes showcasing the best sustainable building practices and setting a benchmark for how future homes should be built to reach and exceed environmental demands and buyers' needs. Presented by Portland General Electric, Energy Trust of Oregon and Clackamas Water Environment Services - WES. Register here: https://www.homesoftomorrowpdx.com/

$25

Building Your Career with USGBC

Portland, OR

Join USGBC Oregon during Portland Sustainable Building Week for a conversation about developing your own green building career path as an emerging professional by leveraging LEED and USGBC. Hear from Portland professionals about how they navigate their career, from LEED Fellow to emerging professional. Government agencies and organizations can explore workforce development resources and pathways [...]

$12

Healthy Homes – Energy Efficiency, Electrification and Equity

Portland, OR

Our panelists will discuss how weatherization and electrification programs and policies can best help energy burdened households lower their energy bills and create healthier homes. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/healthy-homes-energy-efficiency-electrification-and-equity-tickets-172305549537

Case Study: Oregon’s 1st Zero Energy Preschool

Portland, OR

Learn how the New Day School transformed an older Portland building into Oregon's 1st Zero Energy preschool! Green Hammer Design-Build will share their process for creating this net-positive, all-electric renovation. They’ll also discuss key strategies for creating a healthier building, including the integration of cutting-edge HVAC systems, natural daylighting and healthy materials. The New Day [...]

Free

2021 Northwest Green Building Slam

Portland, OR

3-Day event filled with conference style sessions, ending wtih the Green Building Slam on Friday evening. Register before 09/17 for early bird pricing: https://northwestgreen.org/ticketing/

$35

What’s ‘Greening-On’ in Portland? (In-person or Virtual)

Portland, OR

Efforts to Keep Portland Green are happening in a number of different ways.  Come for a night of short presentations by some of Portland’s most impactful social justice and sustainable design/construction initiatives.  The schedule will include presenters who will have 5 minutes each to explain who they are, what they do, why they do what [...]

Go Zero Tour 2021 – In-person Segment

Portland, OR

Note: This is the official, in-person segment of the Go Zero Tour 2021. See below for important notes about site locations and event format. COVID vaccination and mask are required at all times and at all sites during Go Zero Tour. Residential buildings account for almost a quarter of all energy usage in the state [...]

$5 – $25

Sustainable Buildings Monthly

151 Southwest 1st Avenue portland, or 151 Southwest 1st Avenue, Portland, OR

Sustainable Building can't wait until October! Sustainable Building Week invites you to monthly in-person networking events with fellow sustainable building enthusiasts. Sustainable Building Week networking is too much fun to keep it once a year. Join us on April 12th from 5-7 pm at the PAE Living Building for the first event. We’ll supply the drinks, light snacks, [...]

Free

Virtual Event

Sustainable Building Monthly!

PAE 151 SW 1st Avenue, Portland, OR

Sustainable Building Week networking is too much fun to keep it once a year. We’ll supply the drinks, light snacks, and a few topics of discussion. Bring your vaccinated self and be reminded of how much inspiration and business occurs when we talk face to face. All sustainability friends are invited whether you’re in design, [...]

Free

Sustainable Building Monthly!

PAE 151 SW 1st Avenue, Portland, OR

Sustainable Building Week invites you to monthly in-person networking events with fellow sustainable building enthusiasts. Sustainable Building Week networking is too much fun to keep it once a year. We’ll supply the drinks, light snacks, and a few topics of discussion. Bring your vaccinated self and be reminded of how much inspiration and business occurs when [...]

Free

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