Green Certifications for Multifamily Construction

A comparison of the three most popular national green certifications
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Sponsored by Huntsman Building Solutions and TAMLYN
Presented by Brett Little

Learning Objectives:

  1. Determine an applicable green program for use on potential future projects.
  2. Explain the key requirements and differences between the three most popular national green certifications.
  3. Identify next steps to pursuing a certification under one of these programs.
  4. Apply a better understanding of the benefits of green building to the builders, owners and tenants of multifamily buildings.


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LEED, National Green Building Standard, Enterprise Green Communities...with so many options how do teams decide which to use? This presentation will highlight the key differences, comparisons and benefits between the three most popular national green certifications, and applicability on various multifamily project types. Listeners will understand some of the key differences between these popular programs and gain knowledge on various types of projects that fit within each of these programs.

Participants will gain preliminary guidance on how to determine early on in project planning, which program will be the best fit. We will outline a clear idea of multiple benefits of certifying your project under a green program. The target audience for this presentation will be builders, developers, architects, engineers, consultants, finance and housing authority members and property owners.


Brett Little; Program Manager at GreenHome Institute, has been involved in residential sustainability since 2008 and holds a bachelor's in Sustainable Business. Brett has provided consulting and verification services on 1000's residential green-certified living spaces, and GC'd two of his own GreenStar Homes Certified remodels. The most recent achieving platinum and aiming for zero carbon. Brett oversees education services providing training or moderations for 100's of events with 1000's attendees. His mission is to help you build, BETTER.


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Originally published in December 2021