04 Dec '17, 7pm

#LEED credits protect wildlife! Join @USGBC in #wildlifeconservation on your next #greenbuilding project:

USGBC values the critical role that animals and wildlife play in maintaining a healthy planet for all. As species continue to face interruptions to their habitats and to their migration, hunting and mating patterns, USGBC is celebrating Wildlife Conservation Day by highlighting how buildings can help, rather than hurt, wildlife populations. Through the #TheresACreditForThat campaign on social media, we showcase the LEED v4 credits that are most effective in promoting a healthy and sustainable world for all. Here are a few of our favorite credits that can help make buildings safer for the wildlife that surrounds them. Bird Collision Deterrence: BD+C , O+M , 1 point The intent of this pilot credit is to reduce bird injury and mortality from in-flight collisions with buildings. Up to one billion birds are killed every year due to building collision. Glass presents various thr...

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