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 Green Building Program Workgroup

Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.


Green or sustainable building is the practice of creating healthier and more resource-efficient models of construction, renovation, operation, maintenance, and demolition. EPA provides information to homebuilders, businesses, and interested individuals and promotes green building through programs such as Indoor Environments, Environmentally Preferable Purchasing, and ENERGY STAR.

Stages on R&D Continuum: Diffusion and Utilization

EPA Goal: Stewardship – building technology

Type of Support Provided: Information and technology transfer

Funding: Programs with less than $1 million per year

Responsible EPA Office: Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances

See Also

Green Buildings

Indoor Air Quality

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP)



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