DOI Sustainable Building Assessment and Compliance Tool (SB Tool) Excel format. The SB Tool provides checklists and guidance for project mangers complying with the Guiding Principles . The guidance includes how to implement the Guiding Principles in historic buildings. Note, earlier versions of these checklists were issued with DOI ARRA guidance. There are not substantive changes from the earlier versions of the checklists and the final. Memo issuing SB Tool
- OMB Guidance for High Performance and Sustainable Buildings, issued December 5, 2008
- OMB Guidance for High Performance and Sustainable Buildings - comment resolution
- Memo from Willie Taylor to Senior Officials regarding Sustainable Building Implementation Plan milestones
- DOI Sustainable Building Implementation Plan
- Appendix 1 - Executive Order 13423- Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management signed by the President in January 2007
- Appendix 2 - Instructions for Implementing Executive Order 13423 - Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management prepared by the Council for Environmental Quality and the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive.
- Appendix 3 -Sustainable Buildings Implementation Plan Required Components prepared by the Office of Management and Budget Guidance.
- Appendix 4 -Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Memorandum of Understanding that contains the Guiding Principles for Federal Leadership.
- Appendix 5 -Sustainable Building Rating Systems Crosswalk to the Guiding Principles.
- Appendix 6 -Secretary of the Interior memorandum regarding E.O. 13423 implementation dated April 4, 2007.
- Appendix 7 -Interior Assistant Secretary - Policy Management and Budget memorandum forming the DOI Sustainable Buildings Implementation Team dated March 23, 2007.
Addendum - May 2013
- Memorandum: Department of the Interior's Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings Implementation Plan and Work Group Formation.
- Avian Protection Plan Guidelines
- How to Use Energy Star Program Standards in Achieving Green Building Objectives PPT
- National Park Service Director's Order #89 - Acquisition and Management of Leased Space - makes reference to Energy Conservation and Sustainable Design in part VII B.
- Clauses in BLM Solicitations for Offers related to EPA guidelines, energy savings, recycled materials, and green products
- DOI Signs Memorandum of Agreement for Federal Leadership in High Performance and Sustainable Buildings, January 2006.
- DOI's Designated Representatives to the Federal Green Building Council.
- Memorandum of understanding between U.S. General Services Administration, U.S. Department of the Interior, and the U.S. Green Building Council
- Integrating Environmentally Beneficial Landscaping into Your Environmental Management System, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, October, 2006
This document provides practical guidance, potential language, and examples of environmentally beneficial landscaping practices for each of the EMS elements. The intended audience includes Federal facility staff tasked with developing an EMS and reducing the environmental impact of facility landscaping activities. The purpose of this guidance document is to assist with the addition of sustainable landscaping practices to an existing EMS or to the incorporation of sustainable landscaping into the development of an EMS.
- Presidential Memorandum on Environmentally and Economically Beneficial Practices on Federal Landscaped Grounds
- Guidance for Presidential Memorandum on Environmentally and Economically Beneficial Landscape Practices on Federal Landscaped Grounds.
- EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guideline -2000 Buy Recycled Series - Landscaping Products
- Great Lakes National Program Office - Green Landscaping with Native Plants
- EPA's "A Sourcebook for Native Landscaping for Public Officials"
- National Site for the USDA Regional IPM Centers Information System
- National Park Service Integrated Pest Management Program
- National Park Service's Integrated Pest Management Manual