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Green Building Tools for Tribes

National Tribal Building Codes Summit

The National Tribal Building Codes Summit in 2011 was the first event to bring together tribal and federal leaders to advance green building code development.

At the summit, a statement was developed to support tribes interested in adopting green and culturally-appropriate building codes and developing tribe-specific systems to ensure safe, sustainable, affordable, and culturally-appropriate buildings on tribal lands.

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  • Tribal Green Building Codes Summit Statement (PDF)(2 pp, 297 K, July 21, 2011)
    The National Tribal Building Codes summit statement was developed to support tribes interested in adopting green and culturally-appropriate building codes and developing tribe-specific systems to ensure safe, sustainable, affordable, and culturally-appropriate buildings on tribal lands.