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Construction Specifications Institute Joins Support of 2030 Challenge

Joining several other major building industry organizations, including The American Institute of Architects and the U.S. Green Building Council, the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) has announced its support of the 2030 Challenge. Issued by the organization Architecture 2030, the 2030 Challenge calls for an immediate 50% reduction in fossil fuel use in new buildings, compared with regional averages, and carbon-neutral buildings by 2030 (see

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Vol. 15, No. 12). CSI is a national association that creates standards and formats that guide construction documents and projects. While not offering specific ways in which it will support the challenge, CSI said that it will disseminate information and facilitate integration of the challenge into building projects through better measurement and analysis.

Published March 6, 2007

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