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May 21, 2021

GBI Announces the First Public Comment Period for Green Globes for Existing Buildings 2021

MEDIA CONTACT: Emily Marx, GBI Senior Manager of Standards and Program Support, 503-274-0448 x103, emarx@thegbi.org


Portland, Ore. – Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased to announce that the first comment period is open through July 5 on GBI’s Green Globes® for Existing Buildings 2021 or, the draft standard titled BSR/GBI 02-202x, Green Globes Assessment Protocol for Existing Buildings. The draft standard supports assessment of sustainability, health and wellness, and...

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May 20, 2021

Dual Certification Now Easier Using GBI’s Green Globes & IWBI’s WELL v2 and WELL Community Standard

MEDIA CONTACT: Emily Bowers, Director, State & Local Engagement, ebowers@thegbi.org, (678) 457-6747

Green Globes® meets the criteria outlined by the certified building requirements of WELL v2 Feature I05

Portland, Ore. – Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased to announce the inclusion of Green Globes® in the International Well Building Institute’s (IWBI) list of green building rating systems that have been evaluated and found to meet the criteria outlined by the...

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May 12, 2021

Virginia Implements High Performance Buildings Act for New Construction & Renovation

MEDIA CONTACT: Vicki Worden, President & CEO, vicki@thegbi.org, (202) 841-2999


Green Globes® listed as a “High performance building certification program” under Virginia’s HB 2001, signed by Governor Northam on March 31, 2021

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased to announce the inclusion of Green Globes in Virginia’s High Performance Building Act, sponsored by Delegate Dan Helmer (D-40th District) and signed by Governor Northam on March 31,...

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