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CTGBC is joining forces with fellow sustainable building organizations CT Passive House and the Living Building Challenge CT Collaborative for a 2019 Holiday Party! 

Chapter Highlights

Congratulations to all of the 2019 CTGBC Green Building Award Winners! It was a tremendous event courtesy of John Mandyck, CEO of Urban Green Council (NYC). The people and projects showcased at the ceremony continue to serve as an inspiration for the green building industry. 

Please visit the 2019 Awards Program page for more information on the award winners. To view pictures from the ceremony please click here

The 2019 CTGBC Green Building Awards Ceremony was held on the evening of Oct. 3rd in New Haven, in the Springside Community Room, at Common Ground High School, Urban Farm, and Educational Center. Recognized for its leadership, Common Ground High School is one of the first environmentally themed charter high schools and the farm is Connecticut's longest-running community farm.  Additionally, the Urban and Educational Center is a LEED Gold certified building and previous CTGBC Green Building Award of Honor winner. 

Keynote Speaker:  John Mandyck, CEO of Urban Green

As a special highlight this year, we were pleased to have John Mandyck, the CEO of Urban Green Council in NYC, as our featured keynote speaker. As NYC is the largest city in the world to declare a climate emergency, John is at the forefront of the efforts to transform buildings for a sustainable future. His keynote, entitled 'Building Forward', discussed the Building Emissions laws in the recently passed NYC Climate Mobilization Act.

Thank you to our 2019 Awards Sponsors! Your support was invaluable to this year's event. 

 

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High Profile Magazine Features 2019 CTGBC Green Building Awardee

2019 CTGBC Green Building Award Recipient featured in the 2019-2020 Annual Green Supplement of High Profile Magazine. Presented on the cover is the Atelier Ten Award of Excellence: Best in Show awardee, the Slate School.

 

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Sustainable Construction Trends & Green Building Standards

CTGBC Publishes In CONNStruction Magazine! CTGBC Board Members were asked to submit an article to CONNStruction Magazine, sharing their expertise in the Green Building industry.  The article, Sustainable Construction Trends & Green Building Standards

 

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Living Off the Grid, A Brief Introduction

In 2003, the idea of solar power and renewable energy had not been a new concept, but resources in Vermont to build your own off grid home required a lot of research, exploration, and getting to know the local grassroots experts. It had been our intent

 

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The CT Green Building Council (CTGBC) is thrilled to launch our Connecticut Green Buildings GeoMap.  CTGBC’s new visual database of all LEED-certified and Net Zero Energy buildings in Connecticut. Click here for more information.