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LEED

(The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) An environmental rating and certification system for residential and commercial buildings from the U.S. Green Building Council (www.usgbc.org). LEED provides benchmarks for the design, construction and operation of a property and covers site makeup, building materials, water and energy efficiency as well as indoor environmental quality. It also provides certification for people who demonstrate an understanding of green building practices.
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We received an overwhelming response to our LEED v4.1 call for proposals.
This newest beta version updates performance thresholds and referenced standards to ensure LEED remains the global leadership standard for green buildings and continues to expand the marketplace for LEED.
With an eye to broad implementation, USGBC is presenting LEED v4.1 as an accessible, user-friendly and agile tool.
LEED is a comprehensive standard of construction that aims to help building owners and operators be environmentally responsible and use resources more effectively.
While Cummings uses the LEED branding in promotional material and registered the building to become certified for the award, the company decided not to continue what it considered an onerous process merely to obtain "a piece of paper,'' said Dennis Clarke, the company's president.
According to ITC Limited s Executive Director Nakul Anand, We selected LEED because of its globally recognized, highly rigorous and comprehensive standards.
With the new law, Niagara County has joined the list, and homes or commercial buildings that earn LEED certification after Sept 16, 2014 and pay zero county property taxes for three years and then then get four years of discounted taxes.
LEED Green Associate is the required first step towards becoming a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) in speciality areas.
Candidates for LEED Green Associate and LEED AP+ must pass an application process, plus a multiple choice assessment.
More information on LEED for Homes is available at www.usgbc.org/leed/ homes.
But as a national program, LEED has emerged as a dominant player.
Changes are also occurring with the one existing LEED Professional Accreditation exam, which is based on the LEED-NC Rating System Version 2.1.