AIA Northern Virginia
COTE Top Ten Toolkit
Posted Friday, February 1

The recently introduced COTE® toolkit helps architecture firms make improvements in the performance of their projects by presenting them with curated, concise, and effective sustainability.

Very high performance is often seen as something only available to a few ambitious buildings with the right client, program, or budget. These high performers are important as examples of what is possible, but they will not solve our environmental challenges by themselves. Although the AIA COTE Top Ten Awards program recognizes only the top performing projects, the COTE Top Ten Measures and this Toolkit can be used as a framework to guide the design of all projects.  

The intent is to keep this resource current and to add to it over time. Ultimately, this feedback loop informs refinements to the fundamental measures themselves.

View the toolkit.

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