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EnvironmentContribution to LEED

Contribution to LEED


CERTIFIED GREEN

Certifications

  • level
  • FSC®
  • Green Key
  • Greenguard
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • OHSAS 18001
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED™)

The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System® is a voluntary, consensus-based national standard for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings. A leading-edge system for designing, constructing, operating and certifying the world's greenest buildings. Created by the US Green Building Council and adapted for Canada by the Canada Green Building Council.

Why Was LEED™ Created?

  • To facilitate positive results for the environment, occupant health and financial return.
  • define "green" by providing a standard for measurement.
  • Prevent "green-washing" (false or exaggerated claims).
  • Promote whole-building, integrated design processes.
  • Improve occupant performance.
  • Estimated $29 –168 billion in national productivity losses per
    year.
  • Reduce absenteeism and turnover.
  • Providing a healthy workplace improves employee
    satisfaction.
  • Increase retail sales with day lighting.
  • Studies have shown 40% improvement.

What is "Green" Design?

  • Design and construction practices that significantly reduce or
    eliminate the negative impact of buildings on the
    environment and occupants.
  • Improves public health and quality of life through lowemitting
    products.
    Benefits of "Green" Design
  • Environmental benefits: Reduce impact on the environment
  • Economic benefits: Improve the bottom line & Reduce
    Operating Costs
  • Health and safety benefits: Enhance occupant comfort,
    decreased vacancy & improve retention

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Global Contribution
to LEED