Setting Goals

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When clients express vague goals like wanting their new building to be “green” or “healthy,” the team is often left with little idea of what they actually mean.

The stories and tools discussed here will help you:

  • engage the client to tease out more specific goals

  • provide educational materials to help clients make decisions

  • suggest ways to measure success

Setting Goals

Deep Dives

Get up to speed on complex topics. You can also earn CEUs and download PDF Spotlight Reports.


Quick Takes

Jump straight to the essentials with these short explanations of green building concepts.


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Product Guidance

Unbiased information from our product experts helps you separate green from greenwash.


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In The News

We break news down to the essentials and provide expert analysis.


Perspective

Thought-provoking opinions from the most trusted minds in sustainability.


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Learning Resources

A wide range of education options, with automatic reporting for AIA and GBCI.


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Just For Fun

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