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Green Building Guidelines

Full of pointers on how to make your remodel green, healthier, and more comfortable, this brochure presents the rewards of green remodeling to the homeowner. Tips are organized into three topics: energy efficiency; kitchen, bath & laundry; and major remodeling & additions. Also included are case studies and resources on getting started with GreenPoint Rated.

Use this brochure to orient your clients to a green remodel and get them interested in the GreenPoint Rated program.

Green Building PDF Icon  Single Family Home Remodeling Guide

A comprehensive resource of green building best practices for home remodeling. These guidelines are the basis of the GreenPoint Rated Existing Home system and offer recommendations for improving indoor air quality, increasing energy and water efficiency, conserving natural resources, and planning for livable and vibrant communities.

Green Building measures are divided into site; foundation; landscaping; structural frame and building envelope; exterior finish; insulation; plumbing; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; renewable energy; building performance; finishes; flooring; appliances and lighting. Includes Green Remodeling Checklist with point assignments for each measure.

72-page manual

Green Building PDF Icon  Multifamily Guidelines

A comprehensive resource of green building best practices for multifamily buildings. These guidelines are the basis of the GreenPoint Rated Multifamily (new and existing) system and offer recommendations for improving indoor air quality, increasing energy and water efficiency, conserving natural resources, and planning for livable and vibrant communities.

66 recommended measures are grouped into six sections: Planning & Design, Site, Structure, Systems, Finishes & Furnishings and Operations & Maintenance.

242-page spiral bound manual

Green Building PDF Icon  Single Family New Home Guidelines

A comprehensive resource of green building best practices for new construction. These guidelines are the basis of the GreenPoint Rated New Home system and offer recommendations for improving indoor air quality, increasing energy and water efficiency, conserving natural resources, and planning for livable and vibrant communities.

Green Building measures are divided into site; foundation; landscaping; structural frame and building envelope; exterior finish; insulation; plumbing; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; renewable energy; building performance; finishes; flooring; and appliances. Includes Single-Family GreenPoint Checklist with point assignments for each measure.

56-page manual