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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ANNOUNCING PORTLAND’S THIRD ANNUAL SUSTAINABLE BUILDING WEEK

Contact: Aaron Stevens | Sustainable Building Week Public Relations info@sustainablebuildingweek.org  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 […]

A project team recounts its net-zero building experience

Published in the DJC Oregon: A project team recounts its net-zero building experience In 2007, conceptualization began for a highly energy-efficient office building as part of a mixed-use development in […]

Tour old, new zero-energy homes that make more power than they use

Published in the Oregonian: Tour old, new zero-energy homes that make more power than they use People living in the new Tillamook Row housing complex in Northeast Portland are expecting […]

A call for designs that provide Portland a more equitable future

Published in the DJC Oregon: Black Women Help Kick off Sustainable Building Week The notion of equity in design can have many different meanings. For instance, the U.S. Green Building Council […]

Zero-energy homes in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Sustainable Building Week is underway and part of the eco-friendly effort is showing off zero-energy homes in Portland. Interviews with the Zero Energy Homes Tour

‘Grassroots’ building industry conference on tap

Published in the Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce: ‘Grassroots’ building industry conference on tap Sustainable Building Week was born of recognition that some of the Portland-area building industry organizations had overlapping […]

Sustainable Building Week: reviving Portland’s lost momentum?

Published in Portland Architecture: Sustainable Building Week: reviving Portland’s lost momentum? There was a time 10-15 years ago in the early 2000s when the city seemed to be continually registering […]

Black Women Help Kick off Sustainable Building Week

Published in the The Skanner: Black Women Help Kick off Sustainable Building Week Join members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. at Portland’s first and only “green building” owned and […]

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 […]

2019 SBW Kicks Off! Join us for a Launch Party and Read our Press Release!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNOUNCING PORTLAND’S SECOND ANNUAL SUSTAINABLE BUILDING WEEK May 2019 — Sustainable Building Week (SBW) has announced the dates for the second annual event-filled week for Portland’s AEC […]

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” […]

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, […]

Portland Welcomes it’s First Ever Sustainable Building Week

October 8, 2018 — Kicks off the first annual Sustainable Building Week (SBW) an event-filled week from a cross section of Portland’s design professional organizations. The week will bring the […]

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