GBI press room:


October 13, 2015

Sustainable Options: LEED™ and Green Globes™

As written by By Tracy Randazzo

A real world comparison of sustainable rating systems is a fortunate opportunity.


At the University of North Carolina (UNC) Charlotte, we were able to take two similar Residence Hall buildings, on adjacent sites, and have one of them Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certified and one Green Globes Certified. The process of taking LEED Certified Miltimore Hall (at 172,000 square feet, and with a Guaranteed Maximum Price [GMP]...
Read More

October 9, 2015

You Should Comment on the Revised Green Globes Standard

As found on: http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/2015/09/arti...

By Stuart Kaplow on

Last Friday (September 11) was the beginning of the public comment period on the Green Building Initiative’s revision to its ANSI/GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings that forms the basis for the current version of Green Globes for New Construction.

Nearly 1000 buildings are Green Globes certified in the U.S. today.

The revised Standard is now...

Read More