Guiding Principles Compliance

“Portland VA Medical Center is a stellar example of a hospital that has taken sustainability to the next level...[they are] actively working on sustainable initiatives and used innovative ideas to raise their environmental scoring within Green Globes.”

Jane Rhode, AIA, FIIDA, ACHA, AAHID, GGA Green Globes Assessor

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The Guiding Principles Compliance (GPC) verification program is the first third-party assessment program designed specifically for federal agencies to assess compliance with the federal Guiding Principles.

GBI's GPC programs provide a simple-to-use survey, third-party assessments that include detailed reports, verification of compliance, and supplemental tools to enhance and clarify the Guiding Principles Compliance process.

GBI OFFERS TWO GPC PROGRAMS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION, MAJOR RENOVATION, AND ADDITION PROJECTS:

 

Department of Defense Guiding Principles Compliance for New Construction (DOD GPC NC)

Developed with and for the DOD, this program is designed for projects undergoing Third-Party Certification (TPC) per the  Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) 1-200-02 "High Performance and Sustainable Building Requirements" and the Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings (HPSB Guiding Principles).


Guiding Principles Compliance for New Construction (GPC NC)

This program is designed for projects undergoing Third-Party Certification (TPC) per Implementing Instructions for Executive Order 13834 Efficient Federal Operations for sustainable buildings (aka Guiding Principles).