Use B3 Guidelines on new buildings or renovations to meet sustainability goals for site, water, energy, indoor environment, materials and waste.
Use the SB 2030 Energy Standard to meet energy use goals only. If the B3 Guidelines are used, the SB 2030 Energy Standard is automatically included in the process.
Use B3 Benchmarking to track and compare energy use on existing buildings.The B3 Guidelines and SB 2030 Energy Standard direct the user to the B3 Benchmarking tool.
Use B3 Energy Efficient Operations to minimize energy use during building operations. This program can be applied to any existing building.
Check out the B3 YouTube Channel to learn how Minnesota organizations and project teams have successfully used the B3 programs to design and operate sustainable, energy-efficient buildings.
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