Office Design & Built v1
The first Green Star rating tool was launched in New Zealand in 2007 with Green Star - Office Design. This tool was expanded in late 2008 to include Office Built compliance requirements, completing the second stage of the Green Star - Office suite of tools.
The Office Design tool rates the design of a building - it assesses what 'will' be built. Decisions made during the design phase set the project direction for incorporating green building practices into a project. Design certification is generally achieved prior to construction. The Office Built tool confirms that the environmental initiatives proposed at Design phase have been built. Submissions for Built certification will generally be after practical completion. The credit aims and criteria are the same for the Design and Built phases of the Green Star - Office rating. However, the compliance requirements, or types of evidence submitted, vary between the two stages.
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