Center on Sustainable Communities

Aaron Todd
219 1/2 5th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265


Center on Sustainable Communities (COSC) is a non-profit membership organization founded in 2005 that serves as Iowa’s trusted educational resource for sustainable building. As the recognized leader in providing education and connecting resources, COSC empowers individuals and communities to make everyday decisions that promote sustainability, resulting in a better quality of life for all Iowans. COSC’s schedule of residential, commercial and energy-specific workshops can be found on our website.

Involvement with Green & Main

COSC will serve as an educational provider for Green & Main, helping to advance sustainable building knowledge and best practices among Iowa construction professionals and consumers.

Commitment to Sustainability

COSC has dedicated itself to serving as Iowa’s trusted educational resource for sustainable building. Throughout 2009 and 2010, COSC delivered over 130 workshops and events aimed at empowering professionals and consumers to build in a more sustainable, more effective, manner.