National Green Building Standard


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National Green Building Standard

(NGBS)
The NGBS is based on the NAHB Model Green Home Building Guidelines and passed through ANSI. This standard can be applied to new homes, remodeling projects, and additions. An overview of the points structure: Bronze: 222 points minimum, Silver: 406 points minimum, Gold: 558 points minimum, Emerald: 697 points minimum, and total points available: 1300–1500. Number of mandatory requirements (varying based on project specifics and level of rating): 40.
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The introduction of the 2012 National Green Building Standard is a huge deal for our industry," said NAHB Chairman Barry Rutenberg, a home builder from Gainesville, Fla.
ANSI/ICC Standard 700, National Green Building Standards an American National Standard developed by the ICC and the National Association of Homebuilders.
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Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star, Enterprise Foundation's Green Communities Criteria and the National Association of Home Builders' National Green Building Standard.
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