Building a Winning Green Building Strategy: Successful Policies for Government, Industry and the Environment

Buildings are estimated to account for 40% of all energy consumed and 25% of all GHG emissions. Green building policies represent a range of instruments from incentive programs through to regulation aimed at improving the performance of buildings. This white paper presents select findings, including examples of policy successes and lessons learned, from a review of more than 200 green building related policies from across Canada, Mexico and the United States.

Released: September 2013 Download here.

This white paper was also available in the January 2014 issue of Municipal World.