26 Feb '15, 11pm

What's the difference between a #LEED credit, LEED prerequisite and a LEED point? #Green #office #CRE #RE

This article is part of a series that provides an overview of the fundamental elements to LEED. LEED points, LEED credits, LEED prerequisites—they all contribute to certification but what’s the difference? In this article we’re going to go over these three fundamental elements and how they help you achieve LEED. In the articles to come—we’ll provide more detailed information about what these look like in each of the LEED rating systems: BD+C, O+M, ID+C, and ND. We’ll also do a special edition on Homes. Prerequisites LEED certification means healthier, more productive places, and less stress on the environment by encouraging energy and resource-efficient buildings. While projects can pick and choose the credits they want to pursue, prerequisites are required. They set the minimum requirements that all buildings need to meet in order to achieve LEED certification. Additional...

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usgbc.org 07 Mar '15, 3am

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usgbc.org 25 Feb '15, 5pm

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