Organizations, Programs, and Services
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Public Buildings Service, Sustainable Design
GSA is committed to incorporating principles of sustainable design and energy efficiency into all of its building
projects. The result is an optimal balance of cost, environmental, societal, and human benefits while meeting
the mission and function of the intended facility. GSA's Sustainable Design Program, through its regional Build
Green Coordinators, provides technical assistance and support to GSA project teams for integrating sustainable
design as seamlessly as possible into the existing design and construction process.
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Office of Real Property - Sustainable
The Office of Real Property, Sustainable Development Program provides access to tools, publications,
presentations, and videos developed by GSA to assist agencies in transforming the way they do business.
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Office of Real Property, Integrated Workplace
The Integrated Workplace (IW) Program supports GSA's strategic goal to "maintain a world-class workforce
and world-class workplace," and provides agencies with information and resources that assist them in
developing high-performance workplaces that meet their business needs, are best suited to their employees
work functions, and can be readily adapted to accommodate new work practices and strategies with a minimum
of expense and delay. The IW website includes access to several GSA publications on the integrated workplace
concept, as well as several IW case studies.
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Service (FSS)
GSA facilitates the federal acquisition of environmental products and services through the Federal Supply
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
The USGBC consists of a coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings
that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthful places to live and work. USGBC and its
members developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating
System as a national consensus-based, market-driven building rating system designed to accelerate the
development and implementation of green building practices.
GSA LEED APPLICATIONS GUIDE