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Built Environment - Building Codes and Conservation
Broward County > Environmental Planning and Community Resilience > Climate Change > Built Environment - Building Codes and Conservation

Pew Center on Global Climate Change: State level Actions with a searchable database of information regarding the Building Sector:  Residential Building Energy CodesCommercial Building Energy Codes,  Green Building Standards for State Buildings, and  Appliance Efficiency Standards.

American Planning Association Planners Energy and Climate Change Database: This online database provides examples of communities that have taken steps to integrate energy and climate change issues into planning, states that have addressed climate change issues in plans or policies, and other relevant documents to help planners understand and address energy and climate change.

Pew Center on Global Climate Change: State level Actions with a searchable database of information regarding the Energy Sector:   Public Benefit Funds,  Renewable Portfolio Standards,  Net Metering Programs,  Green Pricing Programs,  Renewable Energy Credit Tracking Systems,  Energy Efficiency Resource Standards, and  State Governments Purchasing Green Power.

Low Impact development Manual for Sarasota County: December 2008. This 85 page manual provides technical guidance and design specifications on Low Impact Development stormwater management practices for application to projects in Sarasota County, Florida.

National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency (2009).  Energy Efficiency Program Administrators and Building Energy Codes: September, 2009. This 44-page brief compiled by EPA's Climate Protection Partnerships Division summarizes how energy efficiency program administrators have helped advance building energy codes at the federal, state, and local levels and discusses potential next steps. The paper summarizes actions taken to date and describes how administrators can leverage technical, institutional, financial, and other resources to support codes.

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