Green Programs Update

October 30, 2020

Current Program Updates:

  • ENERGY STAR Unified Multifamily Program

  • LEED v4 moving to v4.1

  • NGBS 2012 moving to 2015 and ultimately 2020

  • Enterprise Green Communities moving from 2015 to 2020

 

See below for an overview of some of the changes and​ Contact Us to schedule a training in navigating program changes.                                             

ENERGY STAR:                                     

NGBS:

  • 2015: IRC = testing required

  • 2020:

    • A plan for mixed use

    • Updated baselines

    • Rehabs

    • Modular

 

ENTERPRISE GREEN COMMUNITIES:

  • 2020: Required for PreBuild submittals after Oct 15 2020

    • Increased focus on Integrative Design

    • Energy now framed as ‘Path to Zero’

    • All projects will also earn WELL certification

    • Water adds focus on quality

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