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Your team will act as judges for the Green Building Design Awards competition. Your task is to research the topic of green buildings and judge the competing teams.

1. Research the topic of green buildings according to your role. Use the links below as a starting point.

2. Share your online research with your team members.

3. Organize your team for the judging process.

• How will your team open the Design Awards? (such as welcome and opening remarks)

• How will you determine scores and total your results as a panel?

• How will you announce the winners and recognize their achievement?

4. Judge the competing teams and present awards.


Research the topic of green buildings with the links at right according to your role. After conducting your research, brainstorm additional questions to ask the teams.

US Green Building Council

LEED Rating System>

Smart Communities Network

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)