Greening of NIH Facilities

Landscaped facility

NIH buildings house laboratories, vivarium space, clinical care, offices, utilities, and support services. In order to be compatible with the NIH mission, these facilities must be designed and operated sustainably - in a manner that protects the environment and the health and safety of all occupants.

To ensure that NIH facilities are designed, built, lit, heated, cooled, maintained, renovated, and demolished with the least amount of impact to human health and the environment, NIH is examining its procedures for each of these activities to identify ways to "green" those activities.

Green Training USGBC

Federal Sustainability Mandates, Laws, and Orders 

NIH and HHS Sustainability Guides and Resources

More Information on Sustainability