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U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the LEED System

Resource: U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the LEED System

The USGBC is a non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. LEED 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 efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.

Source:
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Sectors:
Energy EfficiencyGreen Building

Topics:
Certifications & Industry Credentials, Curricular MaterialsPolicy & Funding Sources