Seattle Educational Meetings

We get together regularly to learn from experts on a diverse array of topics related to green building. These meetings are also great opportunities to meet other Guild members, and share knowledge and resources with each other. If you have ideas for future education sessions or any questions you can contact our education committee at [email protected]

When: 4th Wednesdays, social time 6:30 - 7:00, Program 7:00-9:00 pm,

Where: Phinney Neighborhood Center (lower brick building) at 6532 Phinney Ave N., Seattle WA 98103.  
Cost: Always free for members! $10 suggested donation for non-members.

Note: there are some events that are not at this regular date and location - always check the specific event posting for details.


Mar What Sticks to What? Sealants, Adhesives, Tapes & Indoor Quality
Apr Applying Permaculture to the Built Environment
May Alternative Solar Paths
Jun Inside Out/ Outside In: Incorporating Nature in Design
Jul Staying Cool When It Gets Hot Out: Tuning Today’s Buildings For Tomorrow’s Climate
Aug Summer Picnic
Sep Buildings as Art
Oct Talk Perms Like a Pro

Green Building Slam (no education session)


Annual Winter Party (no education session)



Resilience in Green Building – A conversation on adaptability and disaster readiness
What’s the Carbon Footprint and Why Should We Care?

Save The Old Part 2 – Evaluating saving and upgrading existing housing

Apr Breathing Buildings – Design and construction that affects the way we think, feel and love


Green Walls, Green Roofs and the Whole City as Living System


Circle the Wagons – Creating net zero and energy independent communities


Tiny Houses


Annual Guild Potluck Picnic (no education session)


Innovative Heating Systems

A look at the cutting edge of heating system advances


Innovative Tools and Materials

We’ll look at the 10 most critical tools and products that are unique to and necessary for sustainable building


Green Building Slam (no education session)


Annual Winter Party (no education session)

Learn more about past educational meetings...