Green Building Initiative (General)

Clients who order and subsequently cancel services ordered from GBI are subject to the following cancellation policy. All cancellation requests must be made in writing to GBI by email or mail.

This document outlines the procedures for requesting a discrepancy review or appeal of a Green Globes or Guiding Principles Compliance certification report.

This document is the IRS Form W-9 (Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification) for the Green Building Initiative.

Green Globes Certification and the Guiding Principles Compliance Assessment Program Cost-Benefits. Efficiency, Effectiveness and Accountability for Federal High Performance Buildings:

This document highlights GBI's work with the Federal Government with both Green Globes and Guiding Principles Compliance. It includes features and benefits per program, federal clients, average costs and information about professional credentialing.

Green Globes (General)

Use this Excel workbook to calculate water consumption inputs for Green Globes.

Green Globes’ use of weighted criteria, non-applicable criteria, and partial credit provides flexibility for building owners to concentrate on green features and policies that are practical and feasible for their building while avoiding scoring penalties and fees.

We are often asked to compare ourselves to LEED. We believe the question shouldn't be "why Green Globes versus LEED" but "which certification is better for my building and my occupants?" We have provided this comparison to make that decision easier.

This document contains guidance that will help you decide which Green Globes assessment and certification program is best for your building or project.

See how incorporating efficient systems and implementing sustainable best practices can yield reduced operating costs for hotels.

Continuous utility data monitoring allows building owners to bridge the gap between projected and actual building performance and to avoid performance slippage. GBI recommends Green Globes recertification every three to five years.

The Protocol for Green Globes Virtual Site Assessments helps clients prepare for virtual onsite assessments in lieu of in-person onsite assessments.

Learn more about GBI's work with multifamily projects, the available protocols and features, and agencies that recognize Green Globes certification.

This Checklist is the primary document for GBI's Alternative Compliance Path (ACP) Approval Process for Montgomery County, MD.

This two page overview provides an introduction and process guide to Green Globes certification and alignment with the Montgomery County, MD requirements,

The Green Globes Montgomery County Performance Calculator is required for compliance with Section 701.5 of the Montgomery County Amended 2018 IgCC.

GBI issues this Compliance Interpretation for use of Green Globes in Montgomery County, MD, pursuant with compliance to Executive Regulation 12-20 Section 08.00.03.12.

Green Globes NC

This Green Globes for NC 21 Program Overview is a two page marketing overview that can be downloaded and printed to provide to stakeholders and potential clients.

Introduction, advances, and updates to Green Globes for New Construction 21 with content highlights and referenced standards.

This free guide provides detailed information on each credit within Green Globes for New Construction 2021. The NC tech manual helps users interpret criteria, apply standards, and supply appropriate supporting documentation.

This document provides a summary of the areas assessed and associated maximum points available under the Green Globes for New Construction 2021 program. Each area contains more specific criteria, which are scored within the online questionnaire.

This PDF is a two page marketing overview of the Green Globes for New Construction 2013 tool. This PDF can be downloaded and printed for you to provide to your stakeholders and potential clients.

This free guide provides detailed information on each credit within Green Globes for New Construction 2013. The NC tech manual helps users interpret criteria, apply standards, and supply appropriate supporting documentation.

This Excel worksheet provides project teams with: 1) an overview of the assessment process, 2) an itemized list of the criteria 3) a method to track team assignments and intentions to seek credit, and 4) a place to identify supporting documentation for each credit sought.

This document provides a summary of the areas assessed and associated maximum points available under the Green Globes for New Construction 2013 program. Each area contains more specific criteria, which are scored within the online survey.

This document provides a summary of the areas assessed and associated maximum points available under the Green Globes for New Construction 2019 program. Each area contains more specific criteria, which are scored within the online survey.

This free guide provides detailed information on each credit within Green Globes for New Construction 2019. The NC tech manual helps users interpret criteria, apply standards, and supply appropriate supporting documentation.

This PDF is a two page marketing overview of the Green Globes NC 2013 Core & Shell protocol. This PDF can be downloaded and printed for you to provide to your stakeholders and potential clients.

Core & Shell Protocol Guidance Document

Green Globes EB

This free guide provides detailed information on each credit within Green Globes for Existing Buildings. The EB technical manual helps users interpret criteria, apply standards, and supply appropriate supporting documentation.

This document provides a summary of the areas assessed and associated maximum points available under the Green Globes for Existing Buildings 2021 program. Each area contains more specific criteria, which are scored within the online survey.

With the release of the Green Globes for Existing Buildings 2021 project teams now have access to the most advanced existing building assessment program available today. This guide describes updates made to Green Globes for Existing Buildings 2021.

This PDF is a two page marketing overview of the Green Globes for Existing Building 2021 tool. This PDF can be downloaded and printed for you to provide to your stakeholders and potential clients.

This free guide provides detailed information on each credit within Green Globes for Existing Buildings. The EB tech manual helps users interpret criteria, apply standards, and supply appropriate supporting documentation.

This document provides a summary of the areas assessed and associated maximum points available under the Green Globes for Existing Buildings program. Each area contains more specific criteria, which are scored within the online survey.

This PDF is a two page marketing overview of the Green Globes for Existing Building tool. This PDF can be downloaded and printed for you to provide to your stakeholders and potential clients.

This document discusses Green Globes for Existing Buildings 2021 criteria found throughout the program that encourage health and wellness, highlighting the importance of occupants’ and tenants’ well-being to employers and building owners.

Existing Buildings 2007 Multifamily Protocol Guidance Download

Existing Buildings 2007 Multifamily Performance Plus Protocol Guidance Download

Green Globes SI

This free guide provides detailed information on each credit within Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors. The SI tech manual helps users interpret criteria, apply standards, and supply appropriate supporting documentation.

The pre-assessment checklist provides project teams with: 1) an overview of the assessment process, 2) an itemized list of the criteria 3) a method to track team assignments, and 4) a place to identify supporting documentation for each credit sought.

This document provides a summary of the areas assessed and associated maximum points available under the Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors program. Each area contains more specific criteria, which are scored within the online survey.

Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors - Program Overview Download

Guiding Principles Compliance (General)

2016 UFC-GPC NC DoD Scoping Checklist Scoping checklist for DoD projects seeking compliance to Guiding Principles / Unified Facilities Criteria 1-200-02

Guiding Principles Compliance NC

This document provides an estimate of the hours necessary to complete the Guiding Principles Compliance for New Construction program.

This two-page PDF can be shared with your project team to provide an overview of Guiding Principles Compliance for New Construction certification.

DOD GPC NC Scoping Checklist v2.5

This free guide provides detailed information on each GBI's DOD GPC NC program requirement. The technical reference manual helps users understand the assessment process, interpret requirements apply standards, and provide appropriate supporting documentation.

DOD GPC NC Process Guide

Department of Defense Guiding Principles Compliance - Program Overview Download

DOD GPC NC Survey Guidance Download

DOD GPC NC Additional Materials and Supplemental Documents