TITLE

Answers to Questions about Going Green

AUTHOR(S)
Witt, Clyde E.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Material Handling Management;Jun2008, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification in the U.S. LEED is a third-party certification program developed by the U.S. Green Building Council in 2000. The certification is available for building types such as new construction and major renovations. Furthermore, LEED certification is a validation of a building's performance.
ACCESSION #
32640078

 

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