Government

Presentations from Local Government Green Team Meet Up at the Green Homes & Great Health Festival
September 29, 2012

USGBC Resources

USGBC – Government Resource Page:
www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=1779

Roadmap to Sustainable Government Buildings
http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=1920

Implement the LEED Rating System
http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=1909

Innovative Public Policy Solutions
http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=1780

LEED Public Policy Catalog
Find examples of code, policy, ordinances and more that have been adopted and implemented by local and state governments
http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=1852

Sustainable Cities and Communities – Sustainable development resources:
http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=2213

Greening Your Government Webinar Series (On Demand):
http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=1896

General Resources

Architecture 2030 Toolkit for Local Governments:
http://architecture2030.org/action/governments

Database of State & Local Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
 http://www.dsireusa.org/

Green Playbook
www.greenplaybook.org
The Green Playbook provides local governments with guidance and resources to rapidly advance green buildings, neighborhoods and infrastructure. It includes strategies, tips and tools that elected officials and senior managers and staff can apply toward building green and taking immediate action on climate change.

ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability

http://www.iclei.org/

Municipal Green Building Policies: Strategies for Transforming Building Practices in the Private Sector from the Environmental Law Institute.
http://www.elistore.org/reports_detail.asp?ID=11295

National Association of Counties – Green Government Initiative
naco.org/programs/csd/Pages/GreenGovernmentInitiative.aspx

US Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Center:
www.usmayors.org/climateprotection/about.htm
As the author of the Mayors’ Climate Protection Agreement, the US Conference of Mayors Best Practice Documents provide excellent examples of what is going on in municipalities big and small all over the country.

Local resources:

East-West Gateway Council of Governments
http://www.ewgateway.org/

RCGA St. Louis
http://www.stlrcga.org/

Sustainable St. Louis
http://www.stlrcga.org/

St. Louis Earth Day
http://www.stlouisearthday.org/

Sustainable Communities Workshop Series (Sept 2010 – 2011)

USGBC-STL Greening Your Government Series Presentations (June and August 2009)

Federal Government Agencies

Department of Energy
www.energy.gov

ENERGY STAR for Local Governments:
www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=government.bus_government_local

Environmental Protection Agency
www.epa.gov

Energy Information Administration
www.eia.doe.gov

General Services Administration
– Strategically Sustainable

http://www.gsa.gov/portal/category/26433