GBI Prepares to Release its Proposed American National Standard 01-2008P: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings
Portland, Ore. (April 22, 2008) After nearly two years of work by close to 100 building science experts, the GBI will soon release its Proposed American National Standard 01-2008P: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings for public comment.
Based on the Green Globes™ environmental assessment and rating system, the proposed standard represents the first time that an organization has committed its commercial building rating system to further development through ANSI’s third-party codified, consensus-based committee process, which represents the ideals of balance, transparency and public input. As such, the Green Globes system will incorporate new elements that make it even better. For example:
The GBI Proposed American National Standard is intended for use by building owners, design teams, developers, contractors, lenders, institutions and various levels of government, and can be applied to a broad range of commercial building types—such as office, multi-family, health care, schools, universities, labs, industrial and retail.For up to date information, please monitor the GBI Web site at www.thegbi.org/commercial, where the GBI Proposed Standard will be available once released.
For more information about the Green Globes environmental assessment and rating system, or the GBI, visit www.thegbi.org.