USGBC Adds Green Plumbers USA Credentialed Professionals to its Directory

Oct. 15, 2010
USGBC has added Green Plumbers USA to its directory of green residential professionals.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has added Green Plumbers USA credentialed professionals to its directory of green residential professionals. The collaboration helps the provide consumers the most comprehensive collection of green residential resources, information and services available on the market.

Green Plumbers USA offers training and educational programming for contractors and plumbers to master the trade of environmentally conscious plumbing through its Accredited GreenPlumber® professional credential.

“By working with Green Plumbers USA, USGBC can further provide consumers with verifiable green experts across all sectors, ensuring the work done by professionals on their home is in line with the core environmental goals of reduced energy and water use, diverted waste and is financially beneficial for the homeowner,” said Matthew Libby, Manager for Residential Alliances, USGBC. “ solidifies its place as the ‘go-to’ resource for all green residential needs and is a directory for local, credentialed and environmental service providers.”

Listing for contractors on is free, but USGBC requires GreenPlumber accreditation before a plumbing contractor will be listed on the site.

“Consumers need to be able to trust the building professionals on are expert practitioners of the latest green technologies and energy/water savings opportunities,” said Green Plumbers USA CEO Steve Lehtonen, “USGBC is the most trusted green organization in the United States, and we are honored to have the GreenPlumber accreditation become the plumbing benchmark on” is the premier online resource for green residential upgrades and retrofits – from remodeling tips, to directories of local green residential professionals, uniquely blends green home advice with an added local reach, supporting both green professionals and environmentally savvy consumers. allows consumers to ask questions of professionals and contractors, read articles by industry experts, and “find-a-pro” using USGBC’s proximity search feature.

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