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The rapidly evolving "Green Building" approach to design and construction has provided real examples of how to implement positive environmental change. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Intergovernmental Green Building Group meets regularly about this topic. You can view a committee description, its documents, its members' names, and a list of upcoming meetings.

On December 12, 2007, the COG Board approved the final draft summary and technical reports of - Greening the Washington Metropolitan Region’s Built Environment. The report explores issues related to building practices and the region’s environment, reviewing best practices and green building standards, and offering recommendations that local governments and COG can implement to improve the performance of buildings region-wide. To review the full report, consult the technical report.

The Overview Web page provides some background information on green building. The links page lists additional information sources. For events throughout the region, consult the regional green building calendar.

Take a look at pictures from a staff tour or the new Chesapeake Bay Foundation Headquarters, one of the greenest buildings in the nation.


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