What items are looked at when designing a green building?
1. Site location
2. Storm water management
3. Heat Island Effect
4. Light pollution – minimizing
5. Water Efficiency
6. Under Energy and Atmosphere
7. Storage and Collection of Recyclables
8. Reusing part of the building structure
9. Construction waste management
10. Use products with recycled content in them. Careful: Not always good for VOC content
11. Purchase all materials locally
12. Use FSC certified wood
13. Minimum IAQ Performance