Improving the sustainability of existing buildings is critical to forging a better built environment. GBI’s Green Globes for Existing Buildings (EB) 2023 is a comprehensive three-in-one benchmarking and certification program, evaluating the environmental sustainability, health and wellness, and resilience of individual buildings and portfolios.
Benefits of Green Globes for Existing Buildings Certification
The Green Globes Online Questionnaire Features
Developed using applicable content from ANSI/GBI 02-2023: Green Globes Assessment Protocol for Existing Buildings, Green Globes EB 2023 provides a comprehensive roadmap for practitioners who are implementing sustainability programs or who wish to expand existing sustainability programs. Criteria evaluated within Green Globes EB 2023 support environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals and corporate sustainability reporting (CSR).
“The fact that Green Globes, even with its enhanced rigor, can be used for almost any property type should be important for the overall real estate market.”
– Brenna Walraven, CEO, Corporate Sustainability Strategies
▸ Green Globes for Existing Buildings Point Allocation
TOTAL: 1000 POINTS
▸ Eligibility Requirements
Because every project is unique, Green Globes doesn’t penalize projects for criteria that don’t apply to the building function, location, or unique requirements. Green Globes offers multiple pathways to achieve credit for several criteria, uses weighted criteria according to environmental impact, and allows for tiered and partial credit for criteria.
Eligible buildings must:
If you have a multifamily project that is pursuing financial incentive, please visit Green Globes Multifamily for EB.
▸ Assessment & Certification Process
The Green Globes for Existing Building assessment process includes one mandatory third-party assessment and is typically completed within three to five months.
▸ Existing Buildings Resources
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