City of Grand Rapids - Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings (Michigan)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|Name||City of Grand Rapids - Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings|
|Incentive Type||Energy Standards for Public Buildings|
|Applicable Sector||Local Government|
|Eligible Technologies||Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Biomass, Daylighting, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Passive Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Small Hydroelectric, Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Wind|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Requirement||All municipal construction and renovation projects involving buildings over 10,000 square feet and costs of $1 million or more must achieve LEED certification|
|Date added to DSIRE||2006-01-24|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-05-21|
In January 2006, the City of Grand Rapids approved a resolution detailing the city's sustainability policy for public buildings. The resolution directed city personnel to implement the principles for the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program and the EPA Energy Star and Green Lights programs. Included in this was a specific requirement that all construction and renovation projects involving municipal buildings larger than 10,000 square feet and a cost of $1 million or more receive LEED certification.
|Contact Name||Haris Alibasic|
|Department||Grand Rapids Office of Energy and Sustainability|
|Address||300 Monroe Avenue NW|
|Place||Grand Rapids, Michigan|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Commission Resolution No. 74599|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.