Thursday, March 5, 2009

LEED 2009 Compared to LEED 2.0

You can find a LEED 2009 Scorecard Comparison showing differences between LEED 2.0 and LEED 2009 on *

LEED 2009 is part of of LEED 3.0 and applies to commercial construction. The US Green Builders Council states in their LEED 2009 FAQ that the most noteworthy advancements in LEED 2009 include a process that will allow continuous improvement in LEED, a scientific re-weighting of credits to reflect the impact of environment on health, and the addition of regionalism to the program which will give bonus credits for items that are most important for a particular geographic area.
*“Just Got Greener” is a voluntary program encouraging businesses to take a hands-on approach that is not only great for the environment, but also for their bottom line. Just taking one step to corporate sustainable practices into your business, is one of the most powerful ways to make a difference both now and for the future.

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