Dizon admitted that getting such a certification will be challenging, but a good challenge nevertheless-more so for New Clark City since BCDA is also eyeing to secure a LEED certification
for the first phase of development comprising 40 ha.
Key Leed certification
features of Water-Front include construction pollution-prevention plans, construction waste management programmes, recycled and locally sourced materials, and certified wood-design and procurement, the company said in a statement.
is an internationally recognised standard in energy efficiency and sustainability in building design and construction.
Schools and districts working on obtaining LEED certification
are tracking sustainability metrics.
The LEED certification
is USGBC's rating system to evaluate the environmental performance of buildings and encourage market transformation towards sustainable design and operations.
The TVP solar-driven cooling system contributes 73 per cent of the points for the new building's LEED certification
. Operating from 10 am to 3 pm (on average per day), with ambient temperatures up to 62 deg C, solar thermal energy supplied 70 per cent of the daily cooling load, matching the peak load.
For the second year in a row, Chicago also had the highest percentage of buildings with LEED certification
. The other cities in the top five for LEED and Energy Star certifications are San Francisco, Atlanta, Houston, and Minneapolis-St.
The company has received LEED certification
for implementing practical and measurable strategies and solutions aimed at achieving high performance in the following categories, water efficiency, energy use and atmosphere, materials and resources, and indoor environmental quality.
It's about branding your facility as a good place to work." Regnery observed that a growing number of developers are focusing on the importance of providing spacious lunchrooms, designing work areas bathed in natural light and aiming for LEED certification
. Some things are still a given.
The LEED Fellow program was established in 2011 to honor LEED professionals who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in key mastery elements of LEED certification
and significant contributions in teaching, mentoring or research with other industry professionals.