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GBI press room: New Construction

October 18, 2021

Green Globes for New Construction 2021 Achieves Approval as American National Standard

MEDIA CONTACT  |  Megan Baker, Sr. Director, Engagement, (971) 256-7174

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announces the approval of ANSI/GBI 01-2021: Green Globes Assessment Protocol for Design, New Construction, and Major Renovations by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on September 3, 2021. Following ANSI approval, GBI’s Board of Directors voted unanimously on September 27, 2021, to approve and publish ANSI-GBI 01-2021, also known as Green...

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April 22, 2021

NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Building 4221 Named 2020 Green Globes Project of the Year

MEDIA CONTACT: Megan Baker, Sr. Director of Engagement, megan@thegbi.org, (971) 256-7174

GBI Announces 2020 Green Globes Project of the Year, Runner Up and Honorable Mentions in Virtual Awards Ceremony on Earth Day.

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced the NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Building 4221 as the 2020 Green Globes Project of the Year in a virtual awards ceremony yesterday on Earth Day. The project earned a Three Green Globes rating...

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September 26, 2014

GBI Supports Outcome-Based Code Updates

The Green Building InitiativeTM (GBI) announced they are aligning with the National Institute of Building Sciences, New Buildings Institute, Institute for Market Transformation, BOMA International, National Insulation Association, Illuminating Engineering Society and International Association of Lighting Designers to support an important change to the International Green Construction Code (IgCC). The proposed change will allow achievement of sustainability results through an...

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August 18, 2014

GBI Announces Formation of Consensus Body for Revision of ANSI/GBI 01-2010

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) today announced the selection of a 32-member Consensus Body (CB), to revise and update ANSI/GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings over the next 12 to 18 months. The Consensus Body represents diverse stakeholders, including government, users, testing and standards organizations, producers, and those with general interest in the standard.

“We are extremely pleased with the high caliber and range of expertise...

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July 24, 2014

Grocery Store Rapidly Adopt Green Globes Building Certification

The Green Building Initiative® (GBI) today announced a wave of Green Globes certifications for a number of new grocery stores across the nation.

The properties include New Seasons Markets in Oregon, and Whole Foods, Price Chopper, Aldi’s, Harris Teeter, Wegmans, and Publix stores across the country.

New Seasons director of construction and facilities Wayne Pipes said Green Globes certification helps validate the company’s sustainability story. “We were the first B-Corp grocer...

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