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Regional priority

RP1 | Possible point

Intent

To provide an incentive for the achievement of credits that address geographically specific environmental priorities.

To provide an incentive for the achievement of credits that address geographically specific environmental, social equity, and public health priorities.

To provide an incentive for the achievement of credits that address geographically-specific environmental priorities.

Requirements

Earn 1 of the 6 Regional Priority Credits (credits identified by the USGBC Regional Councils and Chapters as having additional regional environmental importance). A database of Regional Priority Credits and their geographic applicability is available on the USGBC Web site.

One point is awarded for each Regional Priority credit achieved. No more than 4 credits identified as Regional Priority credits may be earned. USGBC has prioritized credits for projects located in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam. All other international projects should check the database for eligible Regional Priority credits.

Earn up to four of the six Regional Priority credits. These credits have been identified by the USGBC regional councils and chapters as having additional regional importance for the project’s region. A database of Regional Priority credits and their geographic applicability is available on the USGBC website, usgbc.org.

One point is awarded for each Regional Priority credit achieved, up to a maximum of four.

Earn up to four of the six Regional Priority (RP) credits identified as having environmental importance for projects in the Indian region. These six RP credits are listed below.

  • WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
  • WEc2: Innovative Wastewater Treatment and Reuse
  • WEc3: Water Use Reduction
  • EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance
  • EAc3: Enhanced Commissioning
  • EAc5: Measurement and Verification

One bonus point is awarded for each Regional Priority credit achieved; no more than four credits identified as Regional Priority credits may be earned.

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