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NIBS Head Describes Challenges, Solutions to Achieving High Performance Federal Buildings

Thursday, August 12, 2010

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Henry Green, president of the National Institute of Building Sciences, described the daunting challenges facing the federal government in creating high-performance buildings in his testimony before a subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on July 21. 

In his presentation to the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement, Green described and defined high-performance buildings, explained how various federal agencies are engaged in creating high-performance buildings, and showed how high-performance building attributes, such as historic preservation and energy conservation, can be in conflict with one another.

Problems with procurement, agency coordination, and the design-build process are also detailed, as are advances within federal agencies and preliminary efforts to coordinate efforts.

For the text of Green’s testimony, log on to www.nibs.org.

   

Tagged categories: Energy efficiency; Green building; Sustainability

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