09 Jun '14, 6pm

@theGBI is launching Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors today @ @neocon. #greenglobes #neocon2014

@theGBI is launching Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors today @ @neocon. #greenglobes #neocon2014

Using NeoCon, the largest interior design show of the year for the U.S. market that is currently taking place at Chicago's Merchandise Mart, as a backdrop, the Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced the launch of Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors (Green Globes SI), targeting interior fit-outs and remodels in commercial and institutional buildings. The system can be pursued by building owners and commercial space lessees on individual spaces without necessitating the entire building be certified for Green Globes. The system uses Green Globes' typical 1,000-point scale with weighted criteria. Projects are assessed in six areas— emissions and other impacts, energy, indoor environment, materials and resources, project management, and water— and must achieve a minimum number of weighted points in the energy efficiency, indoor environmental, and material choices and reso...

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