Key Imperatives for LBC Buildings
Net Zero Energy
All energy used in the building must be generated on site, on an annual net basis.
Net Zero Water
All water used in the building must be gathered and treated on site.
35% of the building site must be devoted to agriculturally productive land.
Every occupiable interior space must have operable windows.
The project cannot contain materials that are toxic to either the people producing them or the occupants of the building.
All wood must be Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified.