Inspired Action for Sustainable Communities

Advancing sustainable living, green building, and climate justice.

Since 2001, we have worked to advance sustainability, grow green building efforts, and provide climate justice through community education, inspired action, and collaborative partnerships in Western North Carolina and beyond.

Empowering our community’s transition to clean energy.

We have several programs that help our community move forward with sustainable solutions to their energy problems. Many of these programs intersect for various audiences (builders, businesses, residents, and organizations) so if you don’t know which program is right for you, please feel free to Ask a Question below.

We Certify

Our green building certification program helps contractors across North Carolina to build healthier homes and get paid for it.

We Publish

Our annual Green Building Directory magazine offers some great articles and listings from our members and staff.

We Educate

Our sustainability-focused continuing education classes help keep contractors up-to-date on the latest sustainable building practices.

We Lead

Leading a community-driven campaign for 100% renewables.

We Weatherize​

Providing energy-efficiency upgrades for low-income homes with the help of our dedicated volunteers, and funding from city, county, Duke Energy, and private donations.

We Fund​

Funding clean energy projects for nonprofits and schools.

How can we support your Green Building or Sustainability goals?

The impact of working with Green Built Alliance.

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PV Solar
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Home Savings
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Energy Bill
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CO2 Savings

Building Community Through Voices & Actions

In partnership with our builders, members, volunteers, and clients we make a lasting impact by creating healthy homes.

Getting Involved

There are many ways that you can support this community and our work through your voice, hands, or money:

Coin iconLearn Ways to Give: Fund a solar project for others, offset your carbon footprint, designate us as your online charity, or become a member or sponsor.
megaphone iconShare your knowledge with the community through presentations and articles.
Volunteer to install energy-efficiency upgrades or educate the public about clean energy.

Become a Member

Want to support the green built community, stay informed of the latest green practices and ideas, and network with other like-minded businesses? As a member you will receive the following benefits:

Listed in our Member Directory (online & print)
Discounts on classes, events, and display ads
Discounts on Green Built Homes registrations
Networking opportunities with other members
Use of “Proud Member” Logo
Support of our mission
and much more…

Our proud Leadership Circle & Platinum members:

Vandemusser Design PLLC logo
JAG Construction logo
Love the Green Real Estate logo
Living Stone Design + Build
AB Tech Construction Management
Blue Ridge Power logo
Buchanan Construction logo
Duke Energy logo
Jade Mountain Builders logo
Deltec Homes logo
Rock Star Marble & Granite logo
Mosaic Realty logo
USGBC logo
River Birch Builders logo
Sure Foot Builders logo
Sulaski & Company logo


Blue Horizons Project Unveils 100% Renewable Strategic Plan
A Breath of Fresh Air: The Importance of Indoor Air Quality
Spending Green to Go Green: Are Buyers Willing to Pay More?
Tips to Save Energy at Home: Simple, Low-Budget Ways to Save on Electricity Bills


Winter Happy Hour Meetup
Feb 21, 2024
Lunch & Learn w/ Sugar Hollow Solar
Mar 13, 2024
2nd Annual Earth Day 5K
Apr 20, 2024


Visit our Continuing Education webpage for more info and stay tuned for our next workshop series!
ESN Volunteer Appreciation Staff
Installing Solar Panels
Green Built Alliance Team at Earthaven tour
Tabling at Groovin' on Grovemont

Green Built Alliance is a Member of the following organizations:

Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA)
USGBC Carolinas
1% For the Planet Environmental Partner
Builders Association of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Asheville Downtown Association
Lenoir-Rhyne University
North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association