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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Encompassing single and multifamily construction, remodeling, and land development, the National Green Building Standard is expected to be completed in early 2008.
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