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Overview of the LEED Green Building Rating System created by the US Green Building Council.

Contractors: Do You Know How to Build LEED?
The Contractor plays a significant role in the creation of a LEED project by implementing all design strategies and provides documentation for a third to half of the credits normally attempted with a LEED project. In one way or another, the contractor has an effect on all but a total of seven credits. Planning is the key to success with...

How to Get a LEED Rating for Any Type of Building
Steps to achieve a LEED Rating for any building type.

Reclaimed Water
Any water that we are able to take back, process and treat, and then re-use is reclaimed. Learn the basics about water reclamation and it's appropriate uses.

A Beginner's Guide to Eco Charrettes
An Eco Charrette is an intensive problem solving and planning session where multi-disciplinary teams assemble to solve complex sustainability problems and meet green goals.

LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance
LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance

How to Mess Up Your LEED Rating
Tips and tricks to help your team get through the LEED Certification process, the first time.

LEED for Neighborhood Development
LEED for Neighborhood Development is a third-party rating system that encourages smart growth, healthy, vibrant and livable communities and green infrastructure and buildings.

How to Become a LEED AP
Learn the ins and outs of becoming a LEED Accredited Professional.

Everything You Need to Know About LEED

LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, and is a voluntary, consensus based rating system for evaluating the environmental performance of building and community design, construction, operations and maintenance.


What is Greenbuild?
Hosted by the US Green Building Council, the annual Greenbuild Conference & Expo boasts over 1,000 exhibitors and the largest gathering of over 25,000 architects, engineers, developers, contractors and building owners and operators involved in the greening of the built environment in the world.

7 Green Cleaning Tips
Green cleaning incorporate the use of products and services that prioritize optimum human health and have a lesser or reduced impact on the environment when compared with competing products or services that serve the same purpose.

Women Sustainability Leaders
Female leadership blends economic and social value creation in a combination of so-called 'masculine' and 'feminine' values with, among other things, competition, linear and rational thinking on the one side, and cooperation, holistic and intuitive thinking on the other. The following women embody soulful leadership and are transitioning our...

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