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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.

What are the Social Priority Briefs?

A video introduction outlining the creative, impactful policy toolkits that drive cities, counties, and states to address complex societal challenges in building performance standards (BPS).

How Energy Codes Affect You

This graphic shows how a space built to a more efficient energy code increases comfort and results in lower energy bills for your home and business.

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.