Graybar Joins U.S. Green Building Council

Membership underscores Graybar's support of green building industry

ST. LOUIS, July 8 - Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical and communications products and related supply chain management and logistics services, today advanced its support of sustainable infrastructure by joining the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

As a member of the USGBC, Graybar will have access to green building resources and training programs. The company will also have opportunities to network with individuals from the more than 15,000 member organizations representing the building and construction industry.

"Graybar is proud to join the U.S. Green Building Council," said Dick Offenbacher, Graybar senior vice president – sales and marketing, electrical. "This membership underscores Graybar's commitment to providing value-added, sustainable products and services to its customers."

The USGBC is a nonprofit organization established in 1993 to promote sustainable building and construction through educational resources and committee forums. In 2000, the USGBC developed the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accreditation system as an independent benchmark for rating high-performance green buildings. The organization also offers professional LEED certification to individuals who demonstrate expertise in green building practices and principles.