Commercial Green Building Program (Frisco, TX 2006)

State: 
Texas
City: 
Frisco
Enacted: 
2006
Summary: 

The minimum standards for the commercial green building program include: 100% of all roofs must comply with the ENERGY STAR Cool Roof Program; shade trees shall be planted along the front of the building to create a pedestrian environment and to mitigate heat; potable water for landscape must be reduced by at least 50%; all concrete and metal must be recycled from construction and demolition waste; and education programs concerning commercial green building initiatives will be hosted. 

Model Policy Category: 
Green Building
Water and Landscaping