Print Rates

1x 3x 6x
2-Page Spread $15,500 $13,563 $12,400
Full Page $7,750 $6,781 $6,200
1/2 Page $6,050 $5,294 $4,840
1/4 Page $4,115 $3,601 $3,292
Back Cover $9,050 $7,919 $7,240
Inside Front Cover $8,913 $7,799 $7,130
Inside Back Cover $8,525 $7,460 $6,820


Digital Rates

Type Rate Size Description
$4,500 2048 x 1536 px Full-screen advertisements appear adjacent to the feature in the iPad edition of gb&d magazine (available in the Apple App Store). All advertisements include a hyperlink to an advertiser-specified website. Interactive options are available. Advertisements must be designed in horizontal format with a maximum width of 2048px and saved as a high-resolution PDF. Vertical dimensions beyond 1536px will require scrolling.
(1 month)
$3,000 170 x 690 px Banner advertisements appear alongside the monthly e-Newsletter sent to gb&d subscribers. Advertisements must be designed in vertical format and saved as a .jpeg, .png, or .gif.
(2 months)
$2,250 160 x 600 px Banner advertisements appear alongside the feature article posted on Advertisements must be designed in vertical format and saved as a .jpeg, .png, or .gif.


To reserve your advertisement, contact:
Laura Heidenreich (312) 447-2394


Digital File & Contract Proof: Must be clearly indicated as to Issue, Publication and Advertiser.

Print/iPad File Format
The only file format supported by Green Building & Design is a press-ready .pdf. We will NOT accept any native application files such as InDesign, Quark, or Illustrator. Materials should be supplied on a Macintosh-formatted CD-ROM or DVD-ROM. Materials should comply with SWOP standards.

Print Ad Notes for Bleed Specs
Keep safety 1/4” from bleed, 1/2” from trim. Green Building & Design is webfed offset, perfect bound. Publication trim size: 8.375″ x 10.675.”

Digital Ad Notes
Website and e-Newsletter ads must be saved as .jpg, .png, or .gif files.

Preferred Color Guidance
Please provide Kodak Approval, CREO Spectrum, or iris digital proofs for color guidance on press. The supplied color guidance must meet all SWOP specifications and must include a 6mm 5%, 25%, 75% and 100% CMYK patch strip for quality control. All proofs are to be pulled on publication grade stock. A set of two laser proofs (paginated) including the crop marks must be sent with materials. On bleed ads and undersized non-bleed ads, provide separate ruled position proof showing trim.

File Storage
Digital files will be stored for a period of 3 months, after which they will be destroyed unless written instructions are received to return them.

Production Contact / Materials
All advertising materials, questions regarding materials and extensions, and related matters should be directed to:

 Call (312) 447-2399.

Advertising Sizes