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Whether it’s regulatory pressure or voluntary incentives, there are many external forces that affect green building practices. Here we collect info on everything from local codes to award programs to the internal policies of the federal government.
The U.S. Department of Energy seeks to require states to adopt the latest version of the key energy standard.
The new Globally Harmonized System for the MSDS will make reporting requirements stricter and should make the forms easier to read.
Collaboration skills and sustainability concepts are being “elevated” by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)—but it’s really a demotion.
Urban Green Council rolls out the green carpet and rewards exceptional achievements in energy, water, lighting, and more.
With new program announcements, the International Living Future Institute and its Living Building Challenge continue to drive innovation and transformation.
In a first for the U.S., Montgomery County in Maryland has enacted a mandatory benchmarking law with third-party data verification
Finding cost premiums as little as 5% over LEED Platinum, a new report highlights how D.C. can incentivize net-zero and Living buildings.
An entry-level alternative pushing LEED to get better would be great, but GBI’s Green Globes needs to start by joining the green building community.