Jason McLennan, CEO of CRGBC states “We view our role as the organization that is meant to ask the really tough questions, to push the boundaries as far as possible,” says Jason McLennan, CEO of CRGBC. To this end, in 2006 the group launched its Living Building Challenge (LBC), a “call to the design and construction community to pursue true sustainability in the built environment.” In
The downside of net zero or living buildings is that they are very expensive. Finding materials that meet the LBC standards may also be difficult to find, but as LBC and net zero gain awareness and popularity in the future to come these products will become easier to find. Once more of these buildings become well known and more of them are up and running, we can expect see dropped costs as well as a more environmentally friendly environment!