Sustainable Building Rating Systems Summary  


The purpose of this document is to offer information to compare and contrast sustainable building rating systems in response to Section 609 of the Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 (PL109-115, signed November 30, 2005), which stated: “… the Administrator shall report to the relevant congressional committees of jurisdiction on the progress and next steps toward recognition of other credible sustainable building rating systems within the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) sustainable building procurement process.” This document was prepared to offer information on sustainable building rating systems for GSA’s consideration in their response to this request.