Policy 5

Require the use of sustainable development practices in the construction, renovation, and expansion of public facilities to reduce operational and maintenance costs, environmental impacts, and enhance occupant health and productivity.

  • PF5.1 - Require public buildings to be constructed to LEED® Gold or equivalent standards.  
  • PF5.2 - Monitor the use of, and report on, sustainable practices in public facilities in order to document environment, health, and safety benefits, as well as cost-effectiveness.