Cincinnati - Municipal Green Building Requirement (Ohio)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|Name||Cincinnati - Municipal Green Building Requirement|
|Incentive Type||Energy Standards for Public Buildings|
|Applicable Sector||Local Government|
|Eligible Technologies||Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Daylighting, Small Hydroelectric|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Requirement||All new municipal buildings must achieve LEED certification|
|Date added to DSIRE||2006-09-20|
|Last DSIRE Review||2007-12-13|
In September 2006 the City of Cincinnati began requiring that all new municipal buildings be constructed to LEED* standards, and that all renovations of existing city buildings incorporate LEED principles whevever possible. In the same legislation, the City Council also directed the administration to assess the feasibility of paying for any increased construction or renovation costs out of the operational cost savings resulting from increased efficiency, beginning with the possible renovation of City Hall.
*Click here for more information on the United States Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
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- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.