Green Building Groups

Charlotte USGBC Chapter

AIRE – Appalachian Regional Initiative for Sustainable Energy is a Boone-based nonprofit founded in 1998 and has an objective to see 500 new solar systems installed in Watauga County by 2010.

ASU Sustainable Energy Society – Appalachian State University’s clean energy organization powered by students and staff, is dedicated to education of renewable energy sources.

Blue Ridge Biofuels – Worker owned business that provides clean burning biofuels for vehicles and homes to the Asheville and Western NC area.

Interstate Renewable Energy Council – Since 1982, IREC’s mission is to accelerate the sustainable utilization of renewable energy sources and technologies in and through state and local government and community activities.

Kleiwerks – Asheville based international natural building non-profit.

Mountain Housing Opportunities – Affordable housing non-profit that does some green building through improving homes, neighborhoods and communities for people in the Asheville area.

NC Green Power – Local non-profit program that is an easy & effective way to buy or supply renewable energy.

NC Sustainable Energy Association – Founded in 1978, a non-profit working to create a sustainable energy future for NC.

Sustainable WNC – A gateway for businesses, nonprofits, citizens and local governments working to promote sustainability in western NC.

US Green Building Council – A national non-profit community of leaders working to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built, and operated.

USGBC South Carolina Chapter – SC’s chapter of the US Green Building Council.