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Earth Advantage Inc.

Earth Advantage Inc.

Portland, OR 97205
Tax ID20-2587074

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About this organization

Revenue

$3,110,967

Expenses

$2,964,716

Mission

OUR MISSION IS TO ACCELERATE THE CREATION OF BETTER BUILDINGS. WE PROVIDE KNOWLEDGE TO BUILDING PROFESSIONALS AND INFORMATION TO CONSUMERS THROUGH CERTIFICATION, RESEARCH, EDUCATION, AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TO MOVE THE BUILDING INDUSTRY TOWARDS MORE SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES.

About

EARTH ADVANTAGE CERTIFICATION: EARTH ADVANTAGE HOME CERTIFICATION IS ONE OF THE OLDEST AND MOST RESPECTED GREEN HOME CERTIFICATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES. IT RELIES LARGELY ON FIELD INSPECTIONS TO VERIFY COMPLIANCE WITH GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS DEVELOPED FOR USE IN OREGON. EARTH ADVANTAGE HOME CERTIFICATION OFFERS FIVE POSSIBLE LEVELS OF CERTIFICATION: SILVER, GOLD AND PLATINUM, ZERO ENERGY READY AND ZERO ENERGY. CERTIFICATION LEVELS ARE DEPENDENT ON POINTS EARNED AND WHETHER ONSITE RENEWABLES HAVE BEEN PROPERLY PLANNED FOR AND/OR INSTALLED. THE EARTH ADVANTAGE ZERO CERTIFICATION WAS THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN THE U.S. THE EARTH ADVANTAGE CERTIFICATION CATERS TO BUILDERS JUST STARTING TO BUILD GREEN ALL THE WAY TO THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF PERFORMANCE. IT CAN ALSO BE UTILIZED FOR MULTI-FAMILY BUILDINGS AND SMALL COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS. THE EARTH ADVANTAGE COMMERCIAL STANDARD IS INCLUDED IN THE CITY OF PORTLAND'S GREEN BUILDING POLICY. THE EARTH ADVANTAGE MULTIFAMILY CERTIFICATION STANDARD IS INCLUDED IN OREGON HOUSING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES AND THE PORTLAND HOUSING BUREAU'S GREEN BUILDING POLICIES.LEED FOR HOMES IS A GREEN CERTIFICATION DEVELOPED BY THE U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL, FOR WHICH EARTH ADVANTAGE INSTITUTE IS ONE OF THE LARGEST PROVIDERS IN THE U.S. LEED FOR HOMES IS TYPICALLY USED BY BUILDERS OF MULTI-FAMILY BUILDINGS, BUT OCCASIONALLY IT IS USED FOR SINGLE FAMILY UNITS AS WELL. THE PROGRAM REQUIRES THE SUBMITTAL OF MORE DOCUMENTATION THAN THE EARTH ADVANTAGE HOME CERTIFICATION. EARTH ADVANTAGE ALSO CERTIFIES HOMES TO THE FOLLOWING STANDARDS AND RATINGS: ENERGY STAR CERTIFIED HOMES, PASSIVE HOUSE, DOE ZERO ENERGY READY, EPA WATERSENSE, EPA INDOOR AIRPLUS, RESNET HERS INDEX, AND ENERGY TRUST ENERGY PERFORMANCE SCORE.

Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing

From their filing, the objective of the non-profit is stated as “Our mission is to accelerate the creation of better buildings. we provide knowledge to building professionals and information to consumers through certification, research, education, and product development to move the building industry towards more sustainable practices.”.

When talking about its functions, they were outlined as: “Our mission is to accelerate the creation of better buildings. we provide knowledge to building professionals and information to consumers through certification, research, education, and product development to move the building industry towards more sustainable practices.”.

  • The legally reported state of operation for the non-profit is OR.
  • According to the filing, the non-profit's address in 2019 is 623 SW OAK STREET NO 300, PORTLAND, OR, 97205.
  • The non-profit organization as of 2019 has a total of 27 employees reported on their form.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $250,358.
  • The organization has 9 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 2005.
  • The organization pays $1,749,544 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $12,384 in fundraising expenses.

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