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New EcoDistricts Protocol Aims for Green Building at Scale

Want to get your neighborhood from here to there—where “there” is more social justice, environmental health, and economic growth? You’ll need directions.

It’s becoming clearer that we need to address energy, water, land use, environmental justice, and other green building issues within whole communities. Meanwhile, most of the work still happens one building at a time. We need to jump scales—at scale—but how?

The EcoDistricts Protocol, currently in draft form and due to be released in April 2016, may hold answers.

Published March 1, 2016