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Information about the NGBS
certification is available at http://www.
pursued and achieved NGBS
Green Land Development Certification for the newly constructed Marseilles Village community, almost by accident.
The updated NGBS
clarifies the certification process for multifamily buildings and specifies the requirements for common areas versus apartment units.
This was the first Consensus Committee review and update of the NGBS
since it was first published in 2009.
Publication of the updated NGBS
(ICC-7o 2o08) is expected in early 2013.
The session was intended for firms that are currently seeking NGBS
certification or are interested in the certification program.
NAA/NMHC played key roles in the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) certification process for NGBS
, offering input and comment as ANSI requires.
Of note, the NGBS
and the IgCC have substantialIv different formats.
First published in 2009, the NGBS
is the only code-based green building program for residential construction and provides an alternative to non-standardized green rating systems such as LFED.
was developed by a diverse group of stakeholders that included state and local building code officials, representatives of the U.
NAA/NMHC members are encouraged to submit suggestions to improves the NGBS
to NAA/NMHC or directly to the standard committee by Jan.