What is a LEED certified building ?

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance across all the metrics that matter most: energy savings, water.

How many buildings are LEED certified ?

The GREEN building market is anticipated to be among the fastest growing industry worldwide.  The number of LEED-Certified projects inthe United States rose from 296 certifications in 2006 up to 67,200 in 2018.

What is the benefit of LEED certification ?

LEED certified buildings reduce stress on the environment. They are more energy and ressource-efficient. They generate less waste and lower the use of energy, water and other resources.
 

Why Green building is important ?

GREEN building is the practice of increasing the efficiency with which buildings and their sites use energy, water and materials
and of reducing impacts on human health and the environment for the entire lifecycle of a building.
 

How does GREEN building save money ?

First using green materials saves money on energy and water costs.
Second the federal, state or local governments often offer rebate, tax credits and other financial incentives for building green.
Third, sustainable building materials save money in maintenance and repairs.