TITLE

LEED Opportunities with District Energy

AUTHOR(S)
Griffin, J. Tim
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2011, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
66893150

 

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