Emerging Green Builders (EGB)

Emerging Green Builders (EGB)

Campus: Lincoln/Omaha
Contact: Avery Schwer

EGB is an organization through the United States Green Building Council. It is open to students and young professionals in all disciplines. EGB focuses on three main areas:

  • Education: The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system is the primary educational focus of EGB. Members receive discounts on study materials and exams to prepare for the LEED Accredited Professional Exam. Seminars, building tours, conferences, study groups and other events are held to support the green building education of members.
  • Advocacy: Sustainable design is becoming increasingly important in today's building industry. EGB promotes this process throughout the community and advocates the use of LEED.
  • Networking: Many professionals and design firms are involved with EGB. It is a great way to meet future employers and partners. Members also attend national conferences like Greenbuild to meet professionals and learn about green innovations.