The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released a Top 10 list of legislation advancing green building. The list comprises 10 bills pending in the U.S. House of Representatives as well as 10 bills pending in the U.S. Senate.

Top 10 bills in the House:

  • The American Recovery and Revestment Act

  • The American Clean Energy and Security Act

  • The 21st Century Green High-Performing Public Schools Facilities Act

  • The Expanding Building Efficiency Act

  • The Property Assessed Clean Energy Tax Benefits Act

  • An Act to Enhance Private Financing for Clean Energy Technology Deployment

  • The Energy Efficiency Modernization Act of 2009

  • The Water Accountability Tax Efficiency Reinvestment (WATER) Act

  • The Livalbe Communities Act of 2010 (pending introduction)

  • The Federal Personnel Training Act of 2010 (pending introduction)

 

Top 10 bills in the Senate:

  • The Clean Energy and American Jobs Act

  • The American Clean Energy and Leadership Act

  • Energy Efficiency in Housing Act (EEHA) of 2009

  • The Livable Communities Act of 2009

  • The Expanding Building Efficiency Incentives Act of 2009

  • The School Building Fairness Act

  • Clean Energy for Homes and Buildings Act of 2009

  • The Energy Efficiency Modernization Act of 2009

  • The Water Accountability Tax Efficiency Reinvestment (WATER) Act of 2009

  • The Federal Agency Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2009