Frisco - Municipal Green Building Program (Texas)

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Last modified on May 24, 2011.

Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Texas
Name Frisco - Municipal Green Building Program
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
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector Local
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs








Goal Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design *(LEED) Silver Certification for all new municipal structures
















Date added to DSIRE 2007-10-03
Last DSIRE Review 2009-07-20


References DSIRE[1]


Summary

The city of Frisco has set a goal of having all new municipal buildings meet the LEED* Silver Certification requirements. Examples of this committment include the recently completed Public Works Building, which includes two solar thermal water heating systems, City Hall, Library, Police Headquarters, and Recreation/Natatorium Center.

  • The USGBC LEED Rating System is a voluntary, consensus-based national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings. Click here for more information on the national LEED program.


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Incentive Contact

Contact Name Ryan Middleton
Department Frisco Department of Planning and Development
Division Comprehensive and Environmental
Address 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.
Place Frisco, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 75034
Phone (972) 292-5363
Phone 2 (972) 292-5000
Email rmiddleton@friscotexas.gov
Website http://www.friscotexas.gov/departments/planningdevelopment/greenbuilding/pages/default.aspx



  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"