Green Building Decision Tool
ICLEI created this Excel-based tool to assist local governments with deciding what type of green building option is most applicable for their community.
Included within the tool are talking points about why building green is important, information about different types of green building standards, and guidance on selecting which type of green building option is best for your local government.
The tool also provides a list of additional resources users may want to review before deciding upon which green building option to implement. Users are encouraged to follow the order of the steps presented in the tool to best utilize the information provided.
The Tool is structured into five distinct steps:
- Step 1: Understand the Value of Building Green
- Step 2: Explore Your Green Building Options
- Step 3: Decide How to Implement Your Green Building Option
- Step 4: Review Existing Green Building Policy Options
- Step 5: Review Green Building Tips