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SOM and AEC Industry Leaders Call on Biden Administration to Take Action on Green Building Policy

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SOM is proud to join a coalition of more than 130 leading architecture, engineering, and construction companies in recommending immediate actions the Biden-Harris Administration can take to combat climate change during their first 100 days in office.

The proposed actions provide clear targets for several key areas of focus, including: enhancing federal building standards, stimulating building reuse and upgrades, promoting healthy housing and resilient communities, leveraging renewable energy to achieve a carbon-free grid, promoting material health and product transparency, and promoting healthy schools for all.

Working together as a coalition, the Sustainable AEC Leaders hope to convey the positive impact that sustainability and resilience policies can have on our industry and to promote their effective implementation.

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