30 Oct '11, 5pm

Happy Halloween! Is your building's energy consumption...scary? Consider #LEED. (Yes, we went there)

» What LEED Is What LEED Measures What LEED Delivers Who Uses LEED How to Achieve Certification How to Get Started LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally-recognized green building certification system. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in March 2000, LEED provides building owners and operators with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions. LEED promotes sustainable building and development practices through a suite of rating systems that recognize projects that implement strategies for better environmental and health performance. The LEED rating systems are developed through an open, consensus-based process led by LEED committees , diverse groups of volunteers representing a cross-section of the building and constr...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=1988

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