National GUIDELINES for residential sustainable projects - renovation

"The American Society of Interior Designers’ Foundation and the U.S. Green Building Council have partnered on the development of best practice guidelines and targeted educational resources for sustainable residential improvement projects. This REGREEN program will increase understanding of sustainable renovation project practices and benefits among homeowners, residents, design professionals, product suppliers and service providers to build both demand and industry capacity. REGREEN is a set of remodeling guidelines for an existing home. See LEED for new construction."

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released the nation’s first sustainable residential remodeling guidelines at the annual ASID conference: INTERIORS 08 , on Friday, March 14, 2008.


Global GUIDELINES for residential sustainable projects - new construction

"Leadership in Energy and Environment ( LEED )encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria. LEED for Homes is a voluntary rating system that promotes the design and construction of high performance green homes, including affordable housing, mass-production homes, custom designs, stand-alone single-family homes, duplexes and townhouses, suburban and urban apartments and condominiums and lofts in historic buildings."

Local GUIDELINES for residential sustainable projects

" Built Green is an environmentally-friendly, non-profit, residential building program of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties, developed in partnership with King County, Snohomish County, and other agencies in Washington State. This website provides consumers with easy-to-understand rating systems, which quantify eco-friendly building practices for remodeling and new home construction, communities and multifamily development units. "