Past Events

  • Goal Zero Tour

    October 19, 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    What is it like to live in a net zero home? Join Solar Oregon, Passive House Northwest, Earth Advantage, Green Hammer, and the Home Performance Council of the HBA for

  • 2019 Portland Green Building Slam

    October 18, 2019, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    The Portland Green Building Slam showcases cutting-edge projects and technologies aimed at bringing about substantial change in our regional building practices. This fun, educational event features ten fast-paced, mind-blowing talks

  • Passport to Empowerment

    October 18, 2019, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Join Green Empowerment for a night out, for good celebrating sustainable development in Portland and beyond! Dance, dine and make meaningful connections with others who believe that together, we can

  • Designing a Carbon-Free Future: for Portland and Beyond

    October 18, 2019, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    In 2015 the Paris Agreement forged a world-wide consensus on an ambitious but achievable target: limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Since then, IPCC scientists, local governments and

  • 5th Annual ABC Craft Championships!

    October 18, 2019, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Join us for the 5th Annual ABC Craft Championships! While college debt is rising, the construction industry in Oregon and SW Washington is booming! Apprenticeship allows recent graduates to enter

  • Passive House 101: Presented by Passive House Northwest

    October 17, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Come learn about the world’s most energy efficient building certification! This presentation will cover the basics of Passive House design and construction and will cover the history of Passive House,

  • Timber + Carbon: the PAE Living Building and the Story Behind Mass Timber

    October 17, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Please join TallWood Design Institute (TDI) alongside Karen Joslin and Rachel Wrublik of PAE Engineers, as well as Lee Glassford of KPFF Engineers as they discuss the carbon story behind

  • Dance Your Pants Off – Denim Drive & Open House

    October 17, 2019, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    For Sustainable Building Week 2019 we’re hosting a denim drive dance party. We’ll provide the DJ & drinks, you provide the denim donations.  

  • Growing Green Schools: Making the Green Schools Movement a District-Wide Initiative and USGBC Green Schools Conference Kick Off Party!

    October 17, 2019, 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Join the Portland Green Schools Committee for the last panel of our 2019 discussion series: GROWING A GREEN SCHOOL. Following the panel will be a reception to kick off Portland as

  • Zero Energy – A Foundation of Resilient Communities

    October 17, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    In this event, hosted by Zero Energy Ready Oregon for Sustainable Building Week, participants will gain a better understanding for how designing to meet zero energy standards at the community

  • Sustainability in the Details

    October 17, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    Big moves and new technology get a lot of attention in the practice of sustainable design, but the careful detailing of the building envelope—walls, windows, roofs, and where they come

  • Portland Morning Run and Sustainability Tour!

    October 17, 2019, 7:30 am - 9:00 am

    Feeling a little weighed down from all of the great snacks at the SBW events? Join the 2019 SBW crew for a run/walk highlighting some of Portlands greatest architectural marvels

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