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Green Star FAQs

FAQ F-00291
Do I need to provide a Zero Carbon Action Plan for fully electric buildings?


Buildings comply automatically with the Minimum Expectation "Zero Carbon Action Plan" under Credit 23 Energy Source from Green Star Buildings v1 where the building meets the Exceptional Performance of the same credit, and will not use electricity generated from fossil fuels through cogeneration or trigeneration.

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  • Green Star Buildings v1 / Positive / 23 Energy Source


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