Union Studio Architecture & Community Design, Tim Nelson (rendering)

Webinar: PACE Representatives presents, Benefits, Compliance Options and Updates to the RI Green Buildings Act

Thursday November 5, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

1 HSW

Zoom Registration required.

Course Description:  The state of Rhode Island has been a leader in the implementation of measures to minimize the impact of commercial buildings on the environment. Recent examples of this include passing of the Green Buildings Act (RIGL §37-24) and Governor Raimondo’s executive order directing the development of a stretch code. This presentation will provide attendees with an overview of why and how the Green Buildings Act was developed, including what types of projects are required to comply. The different compliance options allowed by the Green Buildings Act will be reviewed in detail, including the IgCC stretch code path.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the impact of buildings on the environment
  • Understand the development of the RI Green Buildings Act
  • Understand what projects must comply with the Green Buildings Act    
  • Understand the different compliance paths available in the Green Buildings Act

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