3A  LEED Standard and Benefits

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building types, LEED provides a framework for healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving green buildings.

                             What  is  LEED ?

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

LEED   certificate is awarded by

U.S. Green  Building Council --- USGBC

                                      LEED  Contributions


The goal of LEED is to create better eco buildings. The following 6 categories are assigned different %  credit.

1  35%  Reduce contribution to  global climate change

2  20%  Enhance individual human health

3  15%  Protect and restore water resources

4  10%  Protect and enhance biodiversity  and ecosystem services

5  10%  Promote sustainable and  regenerative material cycles

6    5%  Enhance community quality of life

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