Goals - Simple Concept

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Green building is a simple concept: design buildings and use land to save energy and reduce waste. In doing so, residents and businesses will have lower utility bills and improved air quality. Based on a simple point system, architects and developers must incorporate green design standards into their building plans. These features are intended to:

  • Save energy
  • Conserve water
  • Reduce Waste
  • Add longevity and durability
  • Protect natural resources
  • Create a healthier living environment

Future Sustainable Goals
As the City of West Hollywood prepares for the future, city policies will move towards greater resource management and energy efficiency. Green Building is the first step in a whole systems approach to city planning in which the building, neighborhood, community, and region all work together in conjunction with transportation, housing, economic development, and environmental sustainability.