Green Buildings Lead with LEED Features

LEED logoBy Chris Rundall, PE, LEED AP & Jeremy Beard, PE, LEED AP O+M

Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) has been applied to more than 7,000 projects in the United States and 30 countries1).  From its simple beginnings in 1994, LEED has evolved into the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) comprehensive rating system.

Even with so much momentum, LEED certification takes a back seat to more popular energy concepts ...

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