Design AVEnues LLC

Design AVEnues is a green building and zero-energy consultancy focused on transforming the built environment to zero carbon operations via collaboration, advocacy, and education.

The Rahus Institute

Founded in 1998, The Rahus Institute is a 501c3 non-profit, research and educational organization with a focus on renewable energy. Our motto “Solutions for a Sustainable World”: This sums up what we are striving for — to help create a better world to live in — through the use of clean technology and intelligent implementation.

AIA Redwood Empire

The AIA Redwood Empire is a chapter of the National AIA organization. AIA empowers architects to design a world that allows people, communities, and our planet to thrive. Explore sustainability through four topic areas: Design and health, Energy, Materials, and Resilience.

Siegel & Strain Architects

AT SIEGEL & STRAIN ARCHITECTS, we are passionate about design, sustainability and preservation for projects that have a public mission. Our design practice is guided by several principles:
Great places tie buildings to site, climate, and culture;
Stewardship of the environment is a human and architectural imperative – beauty and sustainability are inseparable;
Simple, elegant, well-crafted design has staying power;
Close collaboration leads to better buildings and stronger communities.

USGBC – Redwood Empire Chapter

USGBC Redwood Empire is a volunteer-based 501©(3) nonprofit organization. Our vision and mission is to improve the quality of life by transforming the design, composition, and operation of the places where we live, learn, work, and play within the short space of a generation. This mission means that our children and grandchildren will grow up in green and healthy homes.

Our region extends along the Northern California coast north of San Francisco to the Oregon border, and spans seven counties including Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Lake, Mendocino, Humboldt and Del Norte. 

We provide members the opportunity to be part of the conversation and interface with cutting-edge leaders and knowledgeable professionals who are dedicated to regenerating sustainable, healthy and thriving communities. 

Ecological Building Network

EBNet is an open group of engineers, builders and architects developing and disseminating best technologies for the built environment. We provide information that helps reduce the negative impacts of your buildings on the environment, while protecting health and safety. Our reach is global, we are located in Northern California.

We conduct research, develop standards and put on international conferences. One of our projects is The BuildWell Source, a user-built, online library of low-carbon building.

Sustainable North Bay

Sustainable North Bay is to be a catalyst to preserve and continue to improve the quality of life in the North Bay region so that all people enjoy happy, healthy and prosperous lives within their fair share of the earth’s resources, leaving space for wildlife and wilderness.