Federal Green Building Requirements

EPA first developed a green buildings vision and policy statement in 1995, and since then the Agency has endeavored to continue leading by example. The following federal statutes require EPA to build, renovate, operate, maintain, and use green buildings: Executive Order (EO) 13514 The Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings (Guiding Principles) EO 13423 Energy …

FEMP Offers Three Additional Guiding Principles Webinars On-Demand

The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) recently added three new Guiding Principles webinars to its catalog of on-demand training opportunities. Available through the FEMP Training database, these short and informative webinars cover the following topics related to existing high-performance sustainable buildings: Guiding Principles: Protect and Conserve Water Guiding Principles: Enhance Indoor Environmental Quality Guiding Principles: Reduce Environmental Impact of Materials. Additional Guiding Principles …