Government Action

Government action plays a major role in the implementation of sustainable building. Federal, state, and local governments across the nation are moving sustainable building from a niche to a mainstream approach through a variety of innovative programs.

Government Programs


Department of Commerce

Department of Defense

Department of Energy (DOE)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Office of the Federal Environmental Executive

State Sustainable Building Programs

Local Sustainable Building Programs



Outside California

State Sustainable Building Programs

Local Sustainable Building Programs