Do you believe that building better, stronger and healthier buildings is good for Mother Nature and good for the communities we live in? The Galveston Branch of the U.S. Green Building Council Texas Gulf Coast Chapter certainly does!

The Galveston Branch was started in 2008 with hopes of reaching out to the needs of Galveston County. After Hurricane Ike the Galveston Branch began to focus on rebuilding the island with sustainability and the environment in mind. 

The Galveston Branch of the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter has partnered with the Galveston Historical Foundation to publish a green guidelines book "Galveston Green Guidelines, for Homeowners, Builders and Planners" specific to the Texas Gulf Coast, due out this summer. 

The Galveston Branch has partnered with the Galveston Historical Foundation on the “Green Revival House” ( an 1890’s shotgun-style house being restored into Galveston’s first LEED Home in compliance with Historical Preservation Guidelines. 

The Galveston Branch has been instrumental in developing the specifications for the $167 million CDGB funded recovery program for Housing Recovery on Galveston Island.

The Galveston Branch cares about our built environment and cares about what you think! We are seeking your input toward the future of the Galveston Branch. Please take a few minutes to complete the following brief survey and help us understand what you need and expect from the Galveston Branch.

Thank you for your time and effort and for supporting one of the largest environmental groups and fastest growing non-profits in the world today!

If you’re not already a member, we invite you to become a member. If you want to make a difference, join a committee or a couple of committees. Leadership roles begin with committee participation.

Remember to build green!