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William Boyce Thompson Field House

wins Building of the Year Award!

Click below for a recap of this and more from our 10th Anniversary Celebration!

Chapter Vision
USGBC New Hampshire envisions a built environment where we live, prosper and play within the sustainable cycles of nature.

Chapter Mission
The USGBC NH Chapter promotes, educates, and advocates for sustainability in New Hampshire with the intent of transforming the built environment to one that supports a healthy community built on social responsibility, environmental stewardship and economic prosperity.

What is LEED? 

 LEED is a third-party certification program that considers site design, water conservation, energy use, building materials, and indoor air quality. LEED also looks at things like light pollution, transportation choices, and linking the project to the local community. It’s more than just a system of checklists and credits though.  If you have a LEED building, you’ve taken a much broader approach to planning and design by addressing issues that go beyond the building.  You’ve also take into account the end-users of the building, and everyone who will maintain that building, by including them in the design process.

LEED has really proven its value.  It’s the most recognized and widely-used certification program in the world.  It’s supported by a network of over 185,000 LEED credential holders.

Click here for an interesting article on why LEED certification matters  

Is There Life Beyond LEED?

An Evening with Mahesh Ramanujam - CEO of US Green Building Council

Join Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO of the US Green Building Council for an engaging evening on the future of green building, Is there life beyond LEED?

Mahesh is proving that building a more sustainable world is no longer a dream, but a global evolution. As president and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI), he leads a community of 13 million people that’s growing every day.

Come meet Mahesh Ramanujam from the US Green Building Council and hear his vision for the future of green building, with networking over local drinks and appetizers. Mahesh will make brief remarks followed by a group discussion.

Hosted by Coastal Enterprises Inc (CEI).

Please visit the E2Tech Event page for more information and registration.


Please join the USGBC NH Board of Directors at the Backyard Brewery in Manchester, NH on July 23, 2019 at 6:30pm for our summer chapter meet up.

The meet up is free to attend and is open to anyone. NH USGBC members will receive a free beverage courtesy of the NH USGBC.

Please be sure to register by Saturday, July 20, 2019. You can register here.

We hope you can join and look forward to seeing you there!


On Tuesday, April 23rd, USGBC NH Chapter Chair Doug Shilo joined the USGBC April Advocacy call with Wes Sullens, the director of Codes and Technical Development at the USGBC. This call discussed the release of the 2018 International Green Construction Codes, which can help municipalities "save money, protect resources, and increase the resilience, safety, and standards of living for communities." 

Please follow these links for more information:






Green Building Education Services

The New Hampshire Chapter has secured a discount to program offered by Green Building Education Services for programs, credentials, education, exam prep, and testing materials for our NH membership. These materials can assist with USGBC programs and help with education support for your building professional needs. The programs available are:


LEED AP BD+C                    - 30 Hour Package

WELL AP                            - 6 Hour Package

Receive a discount of 25% on any purchased products with discount code: USGBCNH25

Click here to get started.

Partner with local community colleges through Community Green

The Center for Green Schools recently launched Community Green, a program to support community colleges in bringing green building training and education opportunities to their campuses. Through this program USGBC is offering all public two-year institutions a first free year of USGBC membership, which now includes a revised benefits package created specifically with the college in mind. Please spread the word about this exciting opportunity to the community colleges in your area and to contact Vanessa Santos to get involved. We are seeking chapter leaders who are able to offer their expertise as guest speakers and/or advisors for college members as they work to develop green building courses and training opportunities, so please contact Vanessa if you're interested.


Thank You to our Certified Sponsors   





Blog posts

Monday, March 09, 2020 10:35 PM • Douglas Shilo
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 3:34 PM • Douglas Shilo

Upcoming Events

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Thursday, December 03, 2020 6:30 PM • TBD

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