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Only individuals can join the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the USGBC as a member. Companies / Organizations can be sponsors of the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the USGBC which includes some membership benefits for your group. Companies / Organizations also join National USGBC, which is a separate relationship from the Chapter with a range of benefits at the national level.

As a local Chapter  member, your contribution helps us to continue to incorporate responsible green building in Greater Cleveland and all of Northeast Ohio. Durable, healthy, efficient buildings and how people relate to and value building is the future. We’re not there yet . But you can help to deliver on that future by supporting our organization as a Chapter member.

Local Chapter memberships contribute to Northeast Ohio. All contributions stay here in our region. Your membership is in force for a rolling twelve month period contigent on the day you join!

As a local member, you will receive:

  • discounts at local Chapter events, programs, workshops (some events are no cost)
  • invitations to mid-year and annual Membership meetings
  • announcement as a member in an electronic newsletter sent to the entire distribution list
  • identification as a member on our Chapter’s online membership page
  • advance notice of functions
  • networking opportunities
  • tours of the Cleveland Environmental Center
  • receipt of our bi-monthly electronic newsletter

Local Chapter Membership dues can be securely processed online below using a credit card or by mailing a hardcopy check made payable to Northeast Ohio Chapter of the USGBC to Northeast Ohio Chapter of the USGBC, Sustainable Cleveland Center, Tower City, 230 West Huron Road,  Suite 100.31, Cleveland, Ohio 44113. If for some reason you encounter a processing error below, then notify info@neogreenbuilding.org with the platform in use (IE, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) with the error message received.

Types of Local Individual Membership available with the Northeast Ohio Chapter:

  1. Chapter Member – Available only to individuals employed by National USGBC member companies.
  2. Associate Chapter Member – Available to individuals whose companies are not employed by National USGBC members.
  3. Young Professional / Student Chapter Member - 30 or under or full-time student in an accredited degree program.
  Local NEO Chapter Member Local NEO Associate Member Local YP/Student Member
Local Northeast Ohio Chapter $50 $70 $25
Opportunity to Vote locally on NEO Chapter ballot items X    
Opportunity to Serve on local NEO Chapter Board X    
Receive local NEO Chapter Updates X X X
Receive local NEO Chapter Discounts on local Programs & Materials X X X
Receive National USGBC Discounts on National Programs & Materials with your Corporate Member ID Number X   X
Opportunity to Serve on local NEO Chapter Committees / Board X X X
Opportunity to Lead local NEO Chapter Committees / Board X X X
Opportunity to Serve on National Committee X    
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Need to check the status of your membership? See a list of current local Chapter members here:

Only individuals join Northeast Ohio Chapter of the USGBC as a member. Companies / Organizations join National USGBC.

As a Chapter since March 2009, we adhere to the USGBC membership structure and no longer offer memberships to companies or organization. Companies / organizations are naturally encouraged to become Chapter sponsors! Being an individual member of our local Chapter does not make you eligible to receive member pricing on national USGBC products or services.

To pursue national USGBC membership for your company or organanization, go to the membership link on USGBC’s site.


Wednesday 7/12/2017

The Cleveland Museum of Art rarely opens their doors for a behind the scene look at what it takes to operate a world class art museum. Come learn about how they manage the property and the great efficiency projects CMA has accomplished recently. We will follow the tour with a networking happy hour on museum grounds. Wade Oval Wednesday begins at 6 PM on the oval with a free concert/food trucks.

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Thursday 7/20/2017

Interested in learning about vegetated roofs? Come learn about the benefits of rooftop gardens and what it takes to create one! Registration link to follow Continuing Education Credits available for: USGBC, AEE, ASHRAE, BOMA, CES, pending for AIA Fee: $10 for members of Building Education Series presenting organizations, $15 for non members

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Northeast Ohio Chapter of the USGBC
Tower City Center
Cleveland, OH 44114
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