The West Branch is part of the greater USGBC Massachusetts Chapter, and serves Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire Counties.  We welcome individuals who are passionate about improving the sustainability of the built environment, and we are committed to building partnerships and regional alliances with other Pioneer Valley organizations in support of the green building community. 

West Branch Committee Meetings

The West Branch is currently on hiatus. The community of green building professionals in Western MA has been on the cutting edge of building design for many years. We look forward to working with them in the future.


See below for information about how the Branch has worked in the past - if you'd like to support its renewal, please don't hesitate to get in touch at [email protected] or the links below.

Thank you!



 West Branch Communications 

Our meetings are open to the public:

When: 9:00 AM on the second Friday of each month (on hiatus as of 1/1/16)
Where: The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 360 Campus Center Way, Physical Plant Building, Amherst, MA 01002 
Can't make it in person? Attend our meetings virtually via Fuze: Fuze Meeting #284‐78‐806; Call #: (855) 346‐3893
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Get Involved! 

As a member of the West Branch you have the opportunity to take advantage of discounted educational programs through USGBC to maintain your credentials and stay informed about the most innovative advances in the green building movement. As part of a diverse group of practicing professionals, students and others from Western Massachusetts, the West Branch provides a fun and engaging community in which to network and collaborate with like-minded individuals. Make your voice heard and advocate for what you believe in with the support of the Greater Massachusetts Chapter of USGBC! If you would like more details regarding membership or sponsorship, please feel free to print the flyers posted on the links below.

Join us today! Member Sign Up

To become involved with the USGBC MA - West Branch, or learn more about our programming, please email:

West Branch Communications

Come join us! Download West Branch flyers here: 
Membership Flyer
Sponsorship Flyer

We want to hear from you! If you would like to see webinars hosted closer to home or have other suggestions or questions about how you can get involved, please email us and let us know how we can coordinate with you to bring these sessions to a broader audience.

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