02 Oct '11, 7pm

LEED Buildings: Good for us and the Environment: Concerns for the environment impact every aspect of LEED buildi...

LEED Buildings: Good for us and the Environment: Concerns for the environment impact every aspect of LEED buildi...

LEED is an acronym for Leadership in Energy in Environmental Design, which is a popular certification program that is offered by the U.S. Green Building Council as a tool for those interested in green building. Concerns for the environment impact every aspect of LEED buildings, which are designed to reduce the energy that is consumed and lowering the carbon footprint of the structure. Entities or individuals interested in green building techniques are encouraged to use the resources provided by the certification program as a starting point in the effort to construct more sustainable buildings. Here's how it works: There are up to 100 potential base points that can be awarded, in addition to six points for Innovation in Design and four points for Regional Priority awards. LEED buildings can currently qualify for up to four levels of certification that span from between Cert...

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