Get to know our industry partners
NCBPA is proud to partner with like-minded industry organizations seeking to advance building performance in North Carolina. Learn more about our partners below and contact us to discuss partnership opportunities with your organization.
The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) is the unified voice of the rigid polyiso industry and a proactive advocate for safe, cost-effective, sustainable and energy-efficient construction. PIMA membership promotes the polyiso industry through leadership in energy performance programs, advocacy for safety and energy efficiency in building products, education of the marketplace, and important partnerships with affiliated associations and organizations.
Polyiso, a rigid foam insulation, accounts for more than 60 percent of all insulation used in low-sloped roof construction. Inch for inch, it has the greatest energy-efficiency performance of any building insulation product on the market.
Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to making high-performance passive building the mainstream market standard. PHIUS is focused on developing and promoting North American passive building standards, practices, and certifications for buildings, professionals, and products to create structures that are durable, resilient, comfortable, healthy, and super energy efficient.
E4 Carolinas is the trade association for the Carolina energy companies and organizations, providing Members opportunities to increase their value and success. We promote the Carolinas Energy Economy, mindful of the Efficient use of our resources and conscious of our Environment – those are our “Four Es”.
The National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO) has led the energy services industry in promoting, developing, and advocating for the central role of energy efficiency as part of a comprehensive national energy agenda. NAESCO and its member organizations maintain a firm belief in the economic and environmental benefits of the widespread use of energy efficiency and embrace ethical market behavior as a core value.
As a nonprofit organization, the Green Built Alliance has a long track record of success in educating and transforming the building industry throughout the western region of North Carolina. The Green Built Alliance began as a casual gathering of five building professionals over food and drink in the spring of 2000. A common desire to educate others on the health and environmental impacts of design and construction led to the official formation of the council.
NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit advocacy organization that drives policy and market development to create clean energy jobs, economic opportunities and affordable energy. NCSEA has served as a respected, trusted and collaborative resource to North Carolina and beyond since 1978. Our goal is to cultivate a robust clean energy ecosystem that unifies and benefits all its stakeholders: consumers, businesses, the clean energy industry and utility energy providers.
The Energy Services Coalition (ESC) is a national nonprofit organization composed of a network of experts from a wide range of organizations working together at the state and local level to increase energy efficiency and building upgrades through energy savings performance contracting. Energy savings performance contracting enables building owners to use future energy savings to pay for up-front costs of energy-saving projects, eliminating the need to dip into capital budgets.
New Buildings Institute (NBI) is a nonprofit organization driving better energy performance in commercial buildings. We work collaboratively with industry market players—governments, utilities, energy efficiency advocates and building professionals—to promote advanced design practices, innovative technologies, public policies and programs that improve energy efficiency. We also develop and offer guidance and tools to support the design and construction of energy efficient buildings.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a sustainable, prosperous future through LEED, the leading program for green buildings and communities worldwide. Our vision is that buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation. Our mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.
USGBC North Carolina is working to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling a socially responsible, healthy and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life. USGBC North Carolina is led by a Market Leadership Advisory Board and statewide Working Groups. Our cornerstone programs — such as ADVANCE and Green Schools — provide enriching opportunities to give back to our local community. We also help create sustainable places to live and work through education, volunteer and networking opportunities.