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


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 resilience of existing buildings and will be refined through public participation over two to three years. It is targeted to be an approved American National Standard and published by GBI and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) at the end of 2023. The schedule for review of the draft standard and the public comment form can be found on GBI’s website at www.thegbi.org/ansi.

The roster of seated consensus body members for GBI’s existing buildings draft standard, as well as applications for the consensus body, subcommittees, and task groups, are also available on GBI’s website.

The public comment form includes detailed instructions on how to submit comments. Please submit comments using this form by July 5, 2021 to comment@thegbi.org.

Contact the GBI Secretariat, Emily Marx, with any questions at comment@thegbi.org or 503-274-0448 x103.


About GBI

GBI is a nonprofit organization and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer dedicated to improving building performance and reducing climate impacts. Founded in 2004, the organization is the global provider of the Green Globes® and federal Guiding Principles Compliance building certification and assessment programs. To learn more about opportunities to become involved with GBI, contact info@thegbi.org or visit the GBI website at www.thegbi.org.