Environmental Center

Sustainable Building Programs

Today, many environmentally sustainable initiatives in the marketplace offer incentives through certification. ENERGY STAR®, LEED®, and Green Globes™ are the best-known programs. We at GE know that navigating these programs can be challenging, but we can help.

Energy Star LogoENERGY STAR® Buildings Program

The EPA's target finder helps architects and building owners set aggressive, realistic energy targets and rates a design's estimated energy use.

www.energystar.gov

Green Globes LogoGreen Globes™

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) provides sustainability assessment and certification services to help you reduce operational costs, qualify for tax incentives, meet federal mandates, or increase the marketability of your buildings.

www.thegbi.org/green-globes

U.S. Green Building Council LogoU.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) / LEED® Certification

This non-profit organization comprises more than 7,200 organizations from every segment of the industry. They also developed the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED®) Program.

www.usgbc.org