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December 12, 2022

Green Globes Certification Recognized in Evanston, IL Green Building Ordinance

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Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative, Inc. (GBI) is pleased to announce the inclusion of Green Globes certification in the Evanston, Illinois Green Building Ordinance. The ordinance requires city-owned or financed buildings and interior renovations to earn third-party green building certification such as Green Globes.

The update to the Green Building Ordinance reflects Evanston’s commitment to sustainable practices in...

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December 9, 2022

GBI FAQ: Federal Building Performance Standard

GBI FAQ: Federal Building Performance Standard

What is the Federal Building Performance Standard (BPS)?

A: more than 376.9 million square feet of space in 9,600 buildings in more than 2,200 communities nationwide.
The CEQ was instructed to work with federal partners to develop this BPS as part of a series of initiatives in E.O. 14057.

What are the federal government’s emissions and sustainability goals?

A: E.O. 14057 specifically calls on the government to achieve fully...

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