22 Apr '15, 3pm

Happy #EarthDay2015 ! Here are 5 ways #LEED is making every day #EarthDay: #GBESblog @USGBC

Happy 45th Earth Day! At GBES we like to celebrate Earth Day every day by helping green building industry professionals earn their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credentials . LEED credentialed professionals make communities more sustainable, healthier, and less impactful on the environment with LEED certified projects. An astounding seven million square feet of construction space is LEED certified daily. Here are five ways LEED is making every day Earth Day The LEED process encourages building owners to make sustainable changes to their properties. Renewable energy and water saving measures mean lower operating costs and fewer emissions! LEED projects are responsible for diverting more than 80 million tons of waste from landfills. Huge quantities of waste are generated during building demolition and construction, as well as during their daily operati...

Full article: http://www.gbes.com/blog/happy-earth-day/

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