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Green Star FAQs

FAQ F-00006
Is the supporting documentation listed in each credit required for submission?

No. All supported documentation listed for each credit in the Submission Guidelines are suggestions only, unless specified otherwise. Alternate documentation to those listed can be used by project teams to demonstrate credit compliance if it adequately supports the claims made within the Submission Templates.

Rating Tools

This FAQ is related to the following Rating Tools, Categories or Credits:

  • Green Star - Communities v1
  • Green Star - Communities v1.1
  • Green Star - Design & As Built v1
  • Green Star - Design & As Built v1.1
  • Green Star - Design & As Built v1.2
  • Green Star - Design & As Built v1.3
  • Green Star - Interiors v1
  • Green Star - Interiors v1.1
  • Green Star - Interiors v1.2
  • Green Star - Interiors v1.3
  • Green Star - Performance v1
  • Green Star - Performance v1.1
  • Green Star - Performance 1.2.0


These FAQs are:

  • provided as additional technical assistance for Green Star users.
  • optional and free to use on Green Star projects.

When used on Green Star projects, make sure to:
  • state the FAQ number on the Submission Template.
  • click on "Download" to save the FAQ.
  • include the PDF in the submission.

The GBCA reserves the right to add or remove FAQ at our discretion.

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