GBI’s Green Globes® for New Construction (NC) evaluates environmental sustainability, health & wellness of future tenants, and resilience of new construction and major renovation projects through the latest science, research, and alignments with technical advancements.
The user-friendly online questionnaire and integrated Green Globes assessment process enable project teams to:
Green Globes NC encourages design, construction, and sustainability professionals to assess opportunities for energy savings, to reduce environmental impacts, and lower future maintenance costs. Green Globes NC is the only environmental rating system that provides early feedback on your process – before you make critical final decisions. This is a proven method for saving time and money through integrated design and delivery, while benefiting from a cost-effective third-party assessment and certification process.
Green Globes for New Construction 2021 is the implementation of a consensus-based ANSI standard (ANSI/GBI 01-2021: Green Globes Assessment Protocol for Design, New Construction, and Major Renovations) that drives innovation in sustainability, promotes a healthy and safe environment for tenants, and encourages life cycle thinking from project conception.
“After the first year, we were 34% more efficient than a comparable building and that has increased in efficiency every year. We’re committed to continuing to get better. Next year, we will re-certify with GBI and try to reach Four Green Globes. I’m a big believer.”
– Debbie Shock, Director of Operations and Facilities with the Clinton Foundation
▸ Green Globes for New Construction 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 NC.
▸ Assessment & Certification Process
The Green Globes for New Construction assessment process is intended to mimic the design and construction schedule to provide a seamless certification.
▸ New Construction Resources
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