17 Sep '17, 4pm

Welcome to #GreenBuilding 101. First lesson: What is #LEED?

LEED is a third-party green building certification program and the globally recognized standard for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings and neighborhoods. Addressing all building and space types through different rating systems and adaptations, LEED gives building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable effect on their buildings’ performance. By promoting a whole-building approach to sustainability, LEED recognizes performance in location and planning, sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, waste reduction, indoor environmental quality, innovative strategies and attention to priority regional issues. What are the different LEED rating systems? There are four LEED rating systems: LEED for Building Design and Construction (BD+C), which includes residentia...

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