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Green Building Requirements

Howard County law requires new pri­vate com­mer­cial build­ings larger than 50,000 square feet to attain US Green Build­ing Coun­cil LEED Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion and new pub­lic build­ings larger than 10,000 square feet to attain LEED Sil­ver. Howard County gov­ern­ment is proud of our 5 LEED-qualified build­ings: one cer­ti­fied, two sil­ver, one gold, and one plat­inum.

Green Tip

Hi, I’m Howard and I’m here to provide you with green tips. Look for me throughout the site and check out my cool interactive games at the Kids Zone.