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Benefits for Professional Firms

As Canada’s green building market grows, the demand for industry professionals with very specific skills and expertise is increasing.

In today’s highly competitive green building industry there are so many demands placed on professional firms and their expert team members. To get the job you must be reliable, creative, innovative, affordable, effective, and better than the rest. The CaGBC can help you demonstrate your commitment to excellence and claim your leadership position.


Strategic Insight and Guidance

LEED coach sessions for registered projects

This critical service is available to any registered project team. With direct access to a member of the CaGBC LEED team, your coach can lead you through the process and become your dedicated point of contact for any questions you have about the process along the way. If you haven’t met your coach yet, let us know and we’ll connect you. For extremely complex projects, there’s an Enhanced Service Package ($500) which includes five hours of dedicated guidance scheduled according to your needs.

Identify and source products that can contribute to your LEED projects

Selection of sustainable products can contribute to earning credits toward green building certification programs. With access to two credible online resources for sustainable product information, our members can easily identify top products.  With over 100,000 green products, the SPOT database, powered by UL, features a broad array of product categories to simplify the selection and specification process for sustainable products. The mindful MATERIALS online library is linked with integrated certification systems. The entire architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry has access to these goldmines of information.

Be first in line for new information about new programs and information

We know that staying ahead of the curve is important for you. Not only will members have access to LEED and Zero Carbon Building Standard resources, industry expertise, guidance and  member discounts, but now we can offer the same services for new programs like ARC, GRESB, ICP, Parksmart, PEER, SITES and True.

Online database of Credit Interpretation Request (CIRs)

Registered projects are able to submit formal CIR inquiries if they encounter difficulties applying a LEED prerequisite or credit to a specific project. Access to this bank of information is invaluable to our Specialist members.



Showcase your expertise to the industry

NEW! Members have been asking us for years about advertising opportunities. For the first time, members can advertise on CaGBC ENews and Education News!  Get directly in front of 10,000 industry professionals through ENews or 30,000 if you choose Education News. Email us now for more information or to book your spot.

Leverage our reach and increase yours

Build your online presence by tapping into the CaGBC’s vast network across key social media platforms. We’re happy to share your greatest work and successes. Tell us how you’ve contributed to building lasting change through your involvement with green building projects and we’ll spread the news.

Awards and recognition

Increase your profile and credibility by winning a Leadership Award. Each year, the CaGBC and its chapters recognize the contributions of industry leaders. Nominations are currently closed but you can see the prestigious list of previous winners here. Plan to apply or nominate a deserving candidate in 2019.


Education and Events


Earn and maintain professional accreditation to enhance the capabilities of your team.

Stay current and ahead of your competitors with professional development and education. Take advantage of the resources, guidance and education we have created specifically for Canadian practitioners and get vital information about rating systems and industry advancements. Get discounts for new programming throughout the year and join us at Building Lasting Change 2018 with WorldGBC Congress for education, networking and exhibiting to help identify opportunities that can contribute to your ultimate success.

Grow your business with our network

Find and connect with Canada’s green builders through CaGBC events and opportunities that span the country. You’ll have access to a diverse network of green building leaders representing every sector within our industry, and exclusive opportunities to share your expertise with these decision makers. If you’re looking to grow your business outside of Canada, take note that CaGBC led a trade mission to Europe to introduce Canadian industry leaders to key target markets.



Enabling ongoing market transformation and increasing demand for your expertise

As the voice of green building, CaGBC supports our members through the development of valuable market research and advocacy with all levels of government. Members have access to full market research reports and can be involved in the consultation processes. Recent initiatives spearheaded by CaGBC include:  Zero Carbon Building Standard (Clean 50 Top Project Award); Energy Benchmarking, Reporting and Disclosure in Canada: A Guide to a Common Framework (Ontario Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence); A Roadmap for Retrofits in Canada.


Join the CaGBC

Your membership and new CaGBC connections can help your bottom line, your products and your future.

Saving money can go a long way towards your ROI

Member discounts apply to:

  • Education fees
  • Building Lasting Change registration and exhibit fees.
  • National and Chapter event registration fees
  • GBCI Canada products

Plus, there are a number of member to member offers to consider

Don`t forget

Don`t forget, all employees of member companies receive a complimentary individual membership with a CaGBC Chapter of their choice.



Questions? Contact us

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