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
Building Performance Standards (BPS)
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.
This roadmap graphic demonstrates how continuously engaging with community stakeholders can lead to transformative solutions for building performance policies.
This resource establishes goals and an equitable process for crafting building performance standard rules to support energy-efficient, affordable, healthy buildings.
This guide outlines recommendations for developing and implementing an equitable building performance standard policy.
Building performance policies can play a big role in carbon reduction, but to be equitable, they must also address housing affordability.
Building performance policies can play a big role in carbon reduction, but these policies should also address equitable climate adaptation solutions.
This video shows how a building performance standard in your jurisdiction can benefit you and your communities.
This infographic shows how a building performance standard in your jurisdiction can benefit you and your communities.
Since the model ordinance’s initial publication in January 2021, the following modifications have been made.