Miljø / LEED

Hvad er LEED?


Læs her om det internationale miljøprogram, LEED.

Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design

Developed by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) in 2000, a Green Building Rating System-has become the National Standard certifying design, construction & operations of green buildings.Projects (not products) are evaluated in five (5) areas:

• Sustainable Sites
• Water Efficiency
• Energy & Atmosphere
• Materials & Resources
• Indoor Environmental Quality
• Extra credit may earned for Innovation & Design

Number of credits earned determines the level of LEED Certification (four levels).

LEED projects are now in all 50 states and 41 countries.

Project types: New construction, Existing Buildings, Commercial Interiors, Core & Shell, Schools, Homes & Neighborhoods, Retail (Healthcare coming soon)

As of September 2007, there were 8,847 LEED registered projects in the US.

For more information on LEED, visit the U.S. Green Building Council at