BP16: Green Building Design & Construction

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Establish green building design and construction guidelines for base building and tenant/interior space renovations. These guidelines can be tailored to your building and can be based on EarthCraft standards or LEED for Commercial Interior and New Construction standards.

Implementation Requirements

  1. Establish design guidelines for base building and tenant space renovations that promote green strategies and improve overall building performance during space churn and upgrades. At a minimum, the guidelines should address design and construction practices that improve:
    1. Energy performance
    2. Water performance
    3. Waste management
    4. Indoor air quality
    5. Transportation management
    6. Occupant health and well-being
  2. Develop a process by which the design guidelines are disseminated to the appropriate parties and successfully integrated into design processes.
  3. Perform an annual review and update to the design guidelines.

Submittal Requirements

  • Written green building design and construction guidelines
  • Description of the communication and integration strategy for incorporating use of the guidelines into the typical renovation planning process
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Establish green building design and construction guidelines for base building and tenant/interior space renovations. These guidelines can be tailored to your building and can be based on EarthCraft standards or LEED for Commercial Interior and New Construction standards.

Implementation Requirements

  1. Establish design guidelines for base building and tenant space renovations that promote green strategies and improve overall building performance during space churn and upgrades. At a minimum, the guidelines should address design and construction practices that improve:
    1. Energy performance
    2. Water performance
    3. Waste management
    4. Indoor air quality
    5. Transportation management
    6. Occupant health and well-being
  2. Develop a process by which the design guidelines are disseminated to the appropriate parties and successfully integrated into design processes.
  3. Perform an annual review and update to the design guidelines.

Submittal Requirements

  • Written green building design and construction guidelines
  • Description of the communication and integration strategy for incorporating use of the guidelines into the typical renovation planning process

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