GreenerBuilder gathers hundreds of Northern California contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers and other building and design professionals to provide a powerful educational and networking experience. Whether you're new to green building, have a couple of LEED projects under your belt, or want to learn about the latest and future trends, GreenerBuilder delivers what you need to be at the forefront of greening the built environment.

Closing Plenary, Featuring

Jason F. McLennan,
CEO, Living Building Challenge
& Cascadia Green Building Council


George Salah,
Director of Real Estate, Google


Moderated by:
David Gottfried,
CEO, Regenerative Ventures & Founder, USGBC

Opening Plenary

Jeffrey Birdwell,
President, Commercial Development, Sares Regis Group of Northern California


Michael Deane,
VP Sustainable Construction, Turner Construction Company


Kevin Hydes,
President & CEO, Integral Group


Kirsten Ritchie,
Principal/Director of Sustainable Design, Asia/Pacific Region, Gensler



Moderated by:
Cliff Brewis,
Senior Director of Editorial Operations,
McGraw-Hill Construction

Conference Highlights

Image Opening and closing plenaries featuring Jason McLennan, CEO, Living Building Challenge, and leading industry executives
Image Sessions on the latest trends, including performance contracting, IPD, technology, BIM, NZE, emerging materials specifications and more
   Networking & Expo
Image Green building materials and construction expo featuring 50+ exhibitors and hosted networking reception with 600+ attendees

Who Should Attend
  • Architects
  • General Contractors
  • Sub-contractors
  • Engineers
  • LEED Project Managers
  • Aspiring Green Builders
Why You Should Attend
  • Hear from top executives as they discuss "Getting to Green Through Collaboration and Innovation"
  • Gain industry knowledge through education sessions
  • Network with green building professionals
  • Connect with the latest technology and trends in the expo hall
  • Distinguish yourself as a leader in the green building industry
  • Enter the Passport Drawing to win prizes


U.S. Green Building Council -
North California Chapter

560 Mission St. Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 659-9404