LEED Opportunities with District Energy

Griffin, J. Tim
September 2011
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2011, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p38
The article reports on the impact of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Building Rating program in the design of district energy plants in the U.S. It states that the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) encourages the use of renewable energy sources including photovoltaic system, low-impact hydroelectric power and geothermal heating. It tackles on the ways to achieve LEED points with renewable sources under Energy and Atmosphere Credit 1 and LEED Energy and Atmosphere Credit 2.


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