GBI’s Green Globes for Core & Shell (CS) protocol aids architects, tenants, construction professionals, and owners in evaluating, quantifying, and improving the sustainability of projects limited to the core and shell of a building. Green Globes CS identiﬁes criteria that may be Not Applicable (N/A) to their warehouse, distribution center, retail space or other core and shell project, which allows the project teams to focus on sustainable initiatives that do apply.
The user-friendly online questionnaire and integrated Green Globes assessment process enable project teams to:
Green Globes CS is the only environmental rating system that provides feedback early in the process – before you make critical final decisions. This is a proven method for taking advantage of time and cost-saving opportunities through integrated design and delivery, while beneﬁting from a cost-effective third-party Green Globes CS assessment process.
“Addressing your project from a sustainable standpoint and validating it through Green Globes is something I would recommend to both clients and other professionals. It’s useful to have your philosophy truly measured.”
– Dennis Greeno, Principal, OZ Architects
▸ Green Globes for New Construction (CS) Point Allocation
Green Globes CS is a protocol of the Green Globes for New Construction 2013 program.
TOTAL: 1000 POINTS
▸ Eligibility Requirements
Green Globes CS is designed specifically for new construction limited to the core and/or shell of the building only. This includes what are commonly referred to as “cold shell” and “dark shell” projects that may not include HVAC and/or lighting as part of the project’s scope. This allows the project team to easily identify all criteria that may be Not Applicable (N/A) to their project so they may focus on sustainable initiatives that do apply.
Eligible buildings must:
▸ Assessment and Certification Process
The Green Globes assessment process is intended to mimic the design and construction schedule to provide a seamless certification.
▸ Core & Shell Resources
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