1. Design efficiency
This is the concept stage of sustainable building and has the largest impact on cost and performance.
2. Energy efficiency
Insulating walls, ceilings, and floors, and building high efficiency windows.
3. Water efficiency
Facilities should aim to increase their use of water which has been collected, used, purified and reused.
4. Material efficiency
Facilities should use materials that have been recycled and can generate a surplus of energy.
5. Indoor Air Quality
Reduce volatile organic compounds and provide adequate ventilation
6. Waste reduction
It is possible to reuse resources.