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Working with a Community Accountability Board to Co-Design Equitable Building Performance Standards

When implementing a building performance standard (BPS), jurisdictions must prioritize community collaboration and ownership. A Community Accountability Board (CAB) works with policymakers and administrators to review a BPS’ impact on frontline and fenceline communities. These are communities that experience the most immediate and worst impacts of climate change and are most often communities of color, … Continued

Community Accountability Board Infographic

Community-centered policymaking requires active engagement with residents long after a policy has been passed. A Community Accountability Board is a useful example for jurisdictions considering a building performance standard.

How Poder Latinx is Co-Developing BPS in Orlando

In Spring 2021, we began collaborating with Poder Latinx to explore how a BPS policy could be leveraged to address the priorities of the Latinx community in Orlando, Florida.