Prominent Green Building Advocate to Help Grow Use of Green Globes Rating System
February 7, 2014
The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced that it has named Jerry Yudelson as its president to accelerate growth of the nonprofit and further leverage its green building assessment tools, including the Green Globes® rating system, as it attempts to bring green building options to a larger audience.
The Green Building Initiative (GBI) has announced the release of a significant upgrade to its Green Globes® for New Construction (NC) program, noting that it now based on an ANSI standard: ANSI/GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings.
Ingersoll Rand announced that the company’s Reuben Trane Building in La Crosse, Wis., has earned two Green Globes® from the Green Building Initiative (GBI). A rating of two Green Globes is defined as: demonstrating excellent progress in reducing environmental impacts by applying best practices in energy and environmental efficiency.