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In China, LEED makes existing buildings greener - Applicable country: China Feature image: LEED offers existi...

LEED offers existing buildings a great framework to keep pace with the rapid development of advanced building technologies and more stringent environmental standards for sustainability in China. Existing buildings hold incredible promise. Many older buildings around the world consume too much water and energy, though. With some keen attention to building operations, that can be turned around drastically by using LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M). Consider that it can take up to 80 years to make up for the environmental impact of demolishing an old building and constructing a new one, even if the resulting building is extremely energy-efficient. You may have heard the phrase, “The greenest building is the one already built.” We believe it, and LEED can help. In China, where existing buildings account for the majority of buildings on the mainland, great impr...

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