Building a Sustainable San Diego

Our members are at the beating heart of our community and sustainable change in San Diego. Together we make up the San Diego Green Building Council, a mission driven organization: working to inspire, educate, and collaborate within our community to transform our built environment toward true sustainability.

Membership within our organization directly supports building a sustainable San Diego through mentorship, advocacy, volunteer work, partnerships and more! Stay connected with our industry’s leading professionals and green technologies, find new networking opportunities and jumpstart your professional development within the green building sector.

Your membership directly supports programs and initiatives such as:

  • Mentorship - the new Building Connections Mentorship Program empowers 20+ emerging professionals in developing their green building and sustainability careers.
  • Networking - provides opportunities for in-person and virtual social events to connect our community members, strengthen business connections, share experiences and inspire new ideas.
  • Education - organizes annual local green building conference with over 300 attendees in 2019 as well as provides monthly webinars showcasing the latest in sustainability technology and performance.
  • Green Assistance Program - trains volunteers (over 256 so far) to support LEED certifications and feasibility studies for local nonprofits, with 12 buildings certified and re-certified to date.
  • Advocacy - amplifies community voices and informs San Diego about current sustainable and equitable building movements.

Member Benefits 

  • Feature your profile and projects in the Community Projects Directory page
  • Discounted or free access to all San Diego Green Building Council events
  • Eligibility to join one of our Committees or the Board of Directors
  • Opportunity to join the Speaker’s Bureau
  • Access to exclusive Member Resources on our website

Newly Accredited Sustainability Professionals

If you have recently (in the last three months) achieved your LEED AP, WELL AP, LFA or another professional sustainability credential contact us at [email protected] about receiving a FREE 6 month membership trial. 

Please Note: The San Diego Green Building Council believes in equitable access to education. If you are facing any financial barriers to becoming a member, please reach out to us at [email protected] and we will be happy to find a solution that works.

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Community Member


Each membership is a building block to our community and helps the transition towards a more sustainable San Diego. Membership comes with many membership perks (listed here) such as one project profile, event discounts and more. Your membership will autorenew one year from today. You will be notified before autorenewal and you can always cancel by going to this webpage while logged in:

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Sustaining Community Member


This membership is a monthly payment with all the same membership perks as the Community Member such as one project profile, event discounts and more.  If needed, you can always cancel by going to this webpage while logged in:

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Student Membership


We are offering FREE one-year memberships to students. Membership comes with Community Member perks. Please use your .edu email address to claim this offer.

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