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Good afternoon!

We know you believe in sustainability. We know your world view fits with the dominant trends in global business, science, and politics. We are glad you've found us and we can provide you these opportunities to connect. 

There's only a few weeks left in the final month of the year, but it's packed with good stuff. I hope your upcoming holiday plans are fun, and if you have time in there, I'd love to see you too!

See our blog for recent happenings, such as the successful South Boston Distillery Tour.

Outside of events and news, we're ramping up for the 2017 Mentor Program! Help out an emerging professional, or get help from an industry leader.

Keep an eye on our calendar for any other upcoming events!

As a reminder - USGBC MA Members get discounts on every event we hold! Learn more about the benefits of becoming a member here.

Thank you,
Alex Landa
Outreach & Communications Manager

Personally, I'm EXTRA excited for this Thursday's Greenbuild Kickoff & Volunteer night. We're going to be setting up working groups to get prepared for Greenbuild 2017 coming to Boston next year. Come join your fellow green building enthusiasts and get ready to go ALL-IN!

Thursday, December 15th, 2016, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Nitsch Engineering, 2 Center Plaza #430, 4th Floor, Boston, MA, 02108

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Course 12/13

Looking to become a LEED Green Associate? Our full-day exam prep course is a great way to go in to testing day prepared! If your are a full-time student, use the code  "LEED50Student" for 50% off a student ticket!
Tuesday, December 13th, 8:30am-5:00pm
50 Milk St., 17th Floor, Hercules Room, Boston, MA, 02109

LEED for Homes vs Passive House 12/15

Curious to see how LEED for Homes is different from Passive House? Learn from industry experts in this educational morning session.
Thursday, December 15th, 2016, 8:30am-10:00am
50 Milk St., 16th Floor, Edison Room, Boston, MA, 02109

WELL AP Exam Prep Course 12/20

For those interested in becoming WELL AP accredited, this day-long exam prep course will cover everything you need to be confident about your test.
Tuesday, December 20th, 8:30am-4:30pm
50 Milk St., 14th Floor, Dali Room, Boston, MA, 02109

Annual General Meeting 1/26
This annual meeting is a reflection of the past year of this Chapter, recognizing volunteers, celebrating the victories, and shining the spotlight on those who have made a difference in the green building community here in Massachusetts.

Oh, as a sneak preview, we're going to be unveiling something pretty cool then. It's a new GAME for you all. Just a little incentive to stay active in our community.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017, 5:30pm-8:00pm
Payette Office, 290 Congress Street, Boston, MA, 02110

Building Tech Forum 2/16

Join us to explore the next frontier for sustainability in the urban realm: the potential of smart cities. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more on speakers, panels, and more!

Thursday, February 16th, 2017, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, CSE
5 Channel Center Street, Boston, MA, 02210

Other Upcoming Events
EPMA Monthly Meeting, 1/19: Register
Presinar: Designing a LEED Campus in the Desert, 12/21: Register
Presinar: Designing a LEED Campus in the Desert Part 2, 1/2: Register
LEED Exam Prep Course, 1/18: Register
Project Mapping Workshop with SPI, 1/19: Register
Grid Modernization in Mass, 1/31: Register

Thanks to our Sponsoring Partners!
We're so fortunate to have some amazing sponsoring partners in our organization! Recent thanks go to Triumph Modular, Beachstone, and USG. If you're interested in becoming a sponsoring partner yourself, or sponsoring one of our upcoming events, find out more here.

Recent Certifications
Harvard Ed Portal, LEED SIlver, 12/5
State Street Bank Building, LEED Platinum, 11/18
Harvard Bright Hockey Building, LEED Silver, 11/10
53 State Street, LEED Platinum, 11/03