U.S. Green Building Council, Guiding Principles Assessment, and LEED®  

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GBCI Guiding Principles Assessment 08-16-2016  Online
NAVFAC LEED® Registration and Certification Instructions 07-11-2014  PDF
NAVFAC Guidance for LEED® Online Signatories 08-13-2013  PDF
LEED v4.0 reference versions and other resources 01-01-2013  Online
LEED v4.0 credit-by-credit information 01-01-2013  Online
Department of Defense Exemption Process: WAIVER: LEED v4.0 WEp and EAp for DATA–SHARING BUILDING LEVEL METERING
On 11 April 2014, USGBC granted a waiver from sharing metered data with USGBC, for all DoD projects registered and certified under LEED v4. Project teams are directed to use the "WAIVER: LEED v4.0 WEp and EAp for DATA–SHARING BUILDING LEVEL METERING" for those project registrations under LEED v4.
05-01-2014  PDF
Department of Defense Exemption Process: WAIVER: LEED WEp1 WATER USE REDUCTION–GENDER RATIO
On 2 April 2014, USGBC granted a waiver to the gender ratio requirement of the Water Use Reduction credit, for all DoD projects registered and certified under LEED, any version. Project teams may use the "WAIVER: LEED WEp1 WATER USE REDUCTION–GENDER RATIO" for those project registrations under LEED that have difficulty meeting the gender ratio. This waiver does not supersede any codes or criteria.
05-01-2014  PDF
GBCI LEED Offline Instructions
Projects that choose LEED rating system, and contain documentation of a sensitive nature (FOUO or secured), may consider this instruction when registering and tracking with LEED. There is an additional fee associated with this tracking. Work closely with your Supported Command and GBCI/USGBC when utilizing this method of LEED tracking.
06-12-2015  PDF
LEED Enhanced Commissioning (EAc3) Credit Interpretation Ruling (CIR)
This interpretation defines who can be the CxA, and targets contracting situations such as Design Build. Follow the three requirements at the end of the ruling.
06-01-2016  PDF
GBCI LEED v4 Access to Quality Transit
DoD projects seeking "access to quality transit" credits may enter Project Type Variation for on-base mass transit systems, as instructed in the attached instruction.
06-16-2016  PDF
GBCI LEED v4 Registration for DoD Multi-family Buildings
Projects that choose LEED v4 rating system for multi-family buildings must use this instruction when registering with LEED.
06-01-2016  PDF
LEED 2009 Minimum Program Requirements (MPR) 01-01-2011  PDF
LEED 2009 MPR Supplemental Guidance (Revision 2) 09-01-2011  PDF
MPR 6 Department of Defense Exemption Process
On 25 July 2011, USGBC granted a retro-active exemption from MPR 6 for all DoD projects certified under LEED 2009 and registered for certification under LEED 2009, and to provide the exemption from MPR 6 for future projects that register for LEED certification under LEED 2009. Project teams are directed to use the "MPR 6 Department of Defense Exemption Process" for those projects certified under LEED 2009 and projects already registered for certification under LEED 2009 to retroactively request the exemption, and for future projects that will register for certification under LEED 2009.
07-01-2011  PDF

NAVFAC's Corporate USGBC Membership

The Navy is a Corporate Member of the U.S. Green Building Council. With the Corporate ID, NAVFAC employees can receive the following benefits:

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