NJ Green Building Manual
Start Year: 2019

New Jersey Green Building Guidelines

The New Jersey Green Building Manual (NJGBM) is a resource tailored for New Jersey that provides economic and environmental best practices across the spectrum of green building categories including energy, emissions, water, waste, siting, transportation, and human health. The Manual comprises Commercial and Residential sections with best practices strategies applicable to new and existing buildings.

The Manual introduces a “resiliency lens” with an overall focus on green building strategies that jointly benefit energy efficiency and resiliency. The Manual captures advances in smart infrastructure, healthy buildings, and features New Jersey specific case studies including those on Solar Islanding, Heatwave Resiliency, and Load Shedding.