Columbia, SC — Southland Log Homes, designer and manufacturer of America’s Favorite Log Home™, recently hosted the annual meeting of the South Carolina Chapter of the US Green Building Council (USGBC SC) at the company’s Columbia, SC headquarters.

At the meeting, the USGBC SC thanked outgoing Board members for their contributions and welcomed new members. The meeting also included “open house” tours of Southland’s log home models and administration building. The green and sustainable qualities of Southland’s log home materials and designs were a key focus of discussion during the open house portion of the program.

Southland Log Homes, Inc. is the industry leader in the log home industry. The company provides its customers with custom-designed log home designs and materials, and a total solution of services and support, including assistance with land acquisition and financing, as well as a Preferred Builder Program.

“We are pleased to partner with the USGBC SC in providing a venue for their annual meeting”, said Ken Sekley, Southland’s President and CEO. “This association helps us to highlight the sustainable qualities of Southland Log Homes, and the role Southland log structures can play in providing a green building alternative. We look forward to further opportunities to partner with the USGBC SC.”

“At our annual meeting, the USGBC SC looked back on a productive 2011 and looked forward to an exciting 2012,” said Melissa Le Roy, USGBC SC’s Executive Director. And we very much enjoyed holding our meeting at Southland. The natural beauty of their log buildings provided a great venue for our organization.”

About Southland Log Homes: Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, Southland Log Homes was founded in 1978 and is the largest log home company in the United States. Southland operates model home sales offices in ten states and has authorized Southland dealers located throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Model homes are located in Atlanta, GA; Baton Rouge, LA; Birmingham, AL; Charlotte, NC; Christiansburg, VA; Columbia, SC; Fredericksburg, VA; Gatlinburg, TN; Greensboro, NC; Greenville, SC; Houston, TX; Jackson, MS; Louisville, KY; Macon, GA; Memphis, TN; Nashville, TN; and San Antonio, TX,. For more information about Southland Log Homes, call 800-641-4754 or visit