SOLAR WASHINGTON is the Washington chapter of the nonprofit, American Solar Energy Society, with a mission to further the development and use of solar energy, and support related technologies. To help accomplish this Solar Washington works to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information, with concern for the economic, environmental, and social fabric of Washington State.
SOLAR INSTALLERS OF WASHINGTON (SIW) is a professional trade association established in October 2013 to be a unified voice for the common business interests of its members, particularly related to public policy, legislation, and governmental relations. SIW educates legislators and regulators while promoting public understanding about the impacts of policies related to solar energy inside the State of Washington. SIW also represents the interests of Washington-based solar installers in conversations with manufacturers, distributors and allies that routinely interact with its members. SIW intends to be a virtual organization relying upon the active involvement of its members in conference calls, virtual meetings and timely electronic communication.
SUSTAINABLE CONNECTIONS mission is to be the local forum where businesses come together to transform and model an economy built on sustainable practices. Sustainable Connection’s works with local, independently owned businesses that have the autonomy to make any transformational change in their business that they can imagine… reexamining where we buy goods and services, how they consume energy, grow and distribute our food, build homes, and even, how we define success in business. Sustainable Connections is supporting a community of innovators in green building, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, supporting independent businesses in town centers, and mentoring a new breed of entrepreneurs that have designed their business with a sustainable vision.
THE NORTHWEST ECOBUILDING GUILD is a 501(c)(3) community of builders, designers, suppliers, homeowners, and partners concerned with ecological building in the Pacific Northwest. The Guild empowers people through education to transform the built environment for long term sustainability.