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WHAT IS GREEN BLDG
CREATING A HEALTHY, RESOURCE-EFFICIENT BUILT ENVIRONMENT USING ECOLOGICALLY SOUND PRINCIPLES
GREEN BLDGS EMPHASIZE
SIGNIFICAN REDUCTIONS IN ENERGY CONSUMPTION; RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES

WATER; RAINWATER HARVESTING, REUSE RECYCLING

REUSE AND RECYCLING OF MTRLS; RENEWABLE RESOURCES

LAND: REUSE OF GRAYFIELDS & BROWNFIELDS; SMART DEVELOPMENT; EXCELLENCE IN PLANNING

EXCELLENT INDOOR AIR QUALITY

BLDG COMMISSIONING: INTEGRATED DESIGN
HOW ARE GREEN BUILDIGNS RATED
USGBC LEED
GREEN GLOBES
FLORIDA GREEN BLDG COALITION COMMERCIAL BLDG STANDARD (FGBC)
WHAT IS THE SOCIAL IMPACT ON BLDG GREEN
SCHOOL PERFORMANCE: IMPROVED SAT SCORES

COMMUNITY DVLPMNT

PRODUCTIVITY GAINS: COST OF SBS, ABSENTEEISM, ETC. MAY REACCH BILLIONS OF DOLLARS EACH YEAR
WHAT ARE SOME THE ECONOMICS BEHIND BLDG GREEN
ELIGIBILITY FOR LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL TAX INCENTIVES

INITIAL INVESTMENT = LONG-TERM AVINGS

IT REPRESENTS 8% OF THE COUNTRY'S GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT