Building Resilience LA

Our buildings and communities are vulnerable to a wide range of short- and long-term risks.

Our buildings and communities are vulnerable to a wide range of short- and long-term risks. USGBC-LA is taking a leadership role to share national best practices and to guide greater resilience at the local level. A sound built environment is key. So is a strong community.

Want to access our initial publication, "Building Resilience Los Angeles: A Primer for Facilities"?


Building Resilience LA Primer for Facilities

EBook on Building Resilient Housing

For Resilience Training and more


Landscaper Certification Program

The California Native Plant Landscape Curriculum (CNPLC)/El Currículo de Paisaje de Plantas Nativas de California is a nine-part series that covers everything you need to know as a landscaper to

Green Schools

Our Green Schools initiative is devoted to bringing the fundamentals of sustainability education to schools in our region at varying age levels as well as providing campus needs through USGBC-LA

Wildfire Defense Education and Tours

Our region now faces a 365-days-a-year fire season with devastating and potentially deadly consequences. There are, however, steps Angelenos can take to protect properties, mitigate the region’s fire danger, and

Building Resilience Los Angeles: A Primer for Facilities

Led by USGBC-LA, Building Resilience Los Angeles includes a broad coalition of leading experts from across the resilience spectrum, including academics, scientists, building owners, local government, architects and engineers, emergency

Resiliency Training

USGBC-LA offers a variety of resilience training programs that can be customized for your organization and audience as needed.

Green Rebuilding Initiative

The Green Rebuilding Initiative was born out of a partnership  with Global Green at Ventura Strong, a gathering of Ventura residents affected by the Thomas Fire.  Homeowners registered their interest