So what exactly is LEED and what does it mean to be LEED certified?
LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and the purpose of it is to increase the number of green and environmentally sustainable buildings around the globe while reducing our carbon footprint.
Building development leaders around the world have made LEED the most frequently used third-party verification system for green buildings and around 1.85 million square feet are certified every day. It is changing the way buildings are planned, constructed, and operated in communities for a better tomorrow.
Which buildings can become LEED Certified?
LEED certified buildings use less electricity and water, which reduce greenhouse gasses and makes them more resource efficient.
Any building in any phase of development, can take the necessary steps to become LEED certified. Whether it is a small home or a giant corporate headquarters, LEED can help you become more environmentally friendly.
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