LEED-CS

LEED-CS

LEED for Core and Shell. One of the six LEED Rating Systems. It focuses on buildings being developed where the developer is responsible for the core and shell of the structure and has no responsibility for the design and decisions concerning the interior space fit-outs.
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NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) Financial Data Center Tower 2 (FDC2) has become the first service provider's data center in Hong Kong to gain the LEED-CS 2009 Platinum level certification, which reinforces NTT Com's brand promise to foster a sustainable environment and achieve operational efficiency, the company said.
This property has bagged the US Green Building Councils Leadership in Energy & Environment Core & Shell (LEED-CS) Platinum certification.
This property has received the US Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy & Environment Core & Shell (LEED-CS) Platinum certification, which remains the highest accolade for environmental sustainability, and boasts column-free floor space of up to 35,000 square feet.
This property has received the US Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environment Core and Shell (LEED-CS) Platinum certification, and boasts column-free floor space of up to 35,000 square feet.
In addition to being the first development in the emirate to receive certification, Sowwah Square is also second largest project in the world to achieve LEED-CS Gold pre-certification and one of only five projects in the UAE to have any form of LEED certification, Al Shamsi said.
LEED-CS must receive a minimum of eight points and LEED Healthcare must receive a minimum of seven points.
Schilling Green II rated LEED Platinum Schilling Green II, a Class A office building in Hunt Valley owned by Baltimore-based Merritt Properties LLC, has been certified LEED-CS Platinum by the U.S.
LCOR signed a 75-year ground lease from owner Marx Realty and Improvement at end of 2006, gut-rehabilitated the property under the guidelines of the LEED-CS (core and shell) system and achieved Gold status with the U.S.
Sustainability is high on the agenda, with Sowwah Square the first project in Abu Dhabi to be pre-certified LEED-CS Gold.
While the completed amenities building received its LEED Gold status in the spring of 2009, the office buildings are currently registered for LEED-CS Silver, and new tenant build-outs with be contractually required to attain LEED-CI Silver.
The strategies that help a building owner to earn LEED-CS Certification also can ease permitting, reduce construction and operating costs, and demonstrate a differentiating quality expectation that will help to attract and retain the best tenants.
The guidelines adopted by the firm require that in most instances new ground-up development be certified as sustainable under the LEED-NC (New Construction), LEED-CS (Core and Shell) or LEED-ND (Neighborhood Development) standards.