TITLE

The LEED Rating System

AUTHOR(S)
Ivanovich, Michael; Neitzel, Emery
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Oct2006 Supplement, Vol. 78, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system for buildings of the U.S. Green Building Council, which puts more pressure on manufacturers to produce green products. The LEED rating system comprises prerequisites for site, energy and indoor and outdoor air and water quality and serves as a tool for facilitating a market shift to more environmentally responsible buildings.
ACCESSION #
23294011

 

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