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State of Michigan:
Executive Directives on Sustainable Design

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What is an Executive Directive?

Similar to executive orders, executive directives are issued by the Governor to establish basic internal policy or procedure for the executive branch. Executive directives often establish guidelines, rules of conduct, or rules of procedures for state departments and their employees. Executive directives are signed by the Governor and distributed to state departments, but not filed with the Secretary of State.

* Source: http://www.michigan.gov/granholm/0,1607,7-168-36898---,00.html

Excerpts from EXECUTIVE DIRECTIVE NO. 2005 - 4
bullet Currently all state-supported capital outlay projects over $1 million … must be designed and constructed in accordance with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System developed by the United States Green Building Council. LEED certification ensures that all new state facilities are energy efficient and environmentally sustainable.
 
bullet …. [A]ll new construction and major renovation of state-owned facilities … shall be accomplished consistent with LEED guidelines and standards, and shall score a minimum of 26 points on the LEED scorecard, … which is the minimum score required for LEED-certified status.
 
Excerpts from EXECUTIVE DIRECTIVE NO. 2007 - 22
bullet ... [T]he Department of Management and Budget … shall do all the following :
 
bullet 1. Assure that the design and construction of new state-owned or leased buildings is accomplished consistent with LEED guidelines. When determined by the Department of Mangement and Budget to be attainable, the Department shall strive to obtain a score for the building of Platinum Level on the LEED New Construction scorecard.
 
bullet 2. Assure that the design and construction of building renovation projects costing $1 million or more in total renovation project costs are accomplished consistent with LEED guidelines. When determined by the Department of Mangement and Budget to be attainable, the Department shall strive to obtain a score for the renovation of Platinum Level on the LEED Existing Building scorecard and of Platinum Level on the LEED Commerical Interiors scorecard ... .
 
bullet 3. Assure that the design and construction of facilities maintenance and minor renovation projects are accomplished consistent with LEED guidelines. ...
 

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