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Office of Construction & Facilities Management

 

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Technical Information Library (TIL) - The source for VA's electronic Design and Construction Information

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CFM’s Sustainable Design Program strives to enhance VA’s mission by incorporating sustainable design practices into the design and construction of VA facilities.  Driven by numerous Federal mandates and VA policies, the program encourages design strategies that reduce energy and water consumption, integrate cost-effective renewable energy, promote healthy work environments, and protect vital natural resources.  For more information on VA’s Sustainable Design program, contact sustainabledesign@va.gov.

Current VA Sustainable Design Standards

Publication TitleEffective Date 
VA Sustainable Design Manual     Change Summary August 18, 2017
Guiding Principles Checklist for New Construction and Modernization April 15, 2018
CFM Policy Memo 003C-2021-21, Green Building Certification Requirements August 3, 2021
Standards Alert 018 - Green Building Certification Standard Update August 24, 2021
Green Building Certification Waiver Request template August 24, 2021
CFM Sustainability Scorecard (for major construction design efforts ONLY) August 24, 2021
Best Practices for LEED Certification in VA Facility Construction & Renovation Projects August 24, 2021

 

For more information on VA’s Sustainable Design program,
contact sustainableDesign@va.gov.