LEED Archive

  • We hear about LEED all the time but many of us are unaware of how it came about or evolved.  Here's a brief history.

    LEED History

    We hear about LEED all the time but many of us are unaware of how it came about or evolved. Here's a brief history.
  • The newest version of LEED, known as v4, has several changes, many which will impact the professional cleaning and building industries.

    The LEED v4 Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About the New LEED v4

    The newest version of LEED, known as v4, has several changes, many which will impact the professional cleaning and building industries.
  • Some of the most well-known LEED buildings include The World Bank in Washington, D.C.; the Fifth Avenue Tiffany & Co., the Time Life Building and the Empire State Building in New York

    LEED-certified Buildings Reach Three Billion Square Feet

    Some of the most well-known LEED buildings include The World Bank in Washington, D.C.; the Fifth Avenue Tiffany & Co., the Time Life Building and the Empire State Building in New York
  • You may have heard about some of the changes to LEED v.4… Your customers may already be asking about how to be prepared for the new requirements: Green cleaning product purchase requirements increase from 30% […]

    Learn About the Changes to LEED v. 4 And SAVE 40% But, Time is Running Out…

    You may have heard about some of the changes to LEED v.4… Your customers may already be asking about how to be prepared for the new requirements: Green cleaning product purchase requirements increase from 30% […]
  • Three new surveys indicate that green building remains strong despite the uncertain global economy, with designers and builders anticipating an increasing number of green projects.

    Green Building Sees Growth, But Fewer Firms Pursue LEED

    Three new surveys indicate that green building remains strong despite the uncertain global economy, with designers and builders anticipating an increasing number of green projects.
  • Across the USA, the Green Building Council has helped thousands of developers win tax breaks and grants by giving 'green' or LEED certification status. A diverse group of industry insiders is involved in the green construction effort, which will reach $122 billion in 2015. The state of Maryland boasts 388 buildings and is an example of the growing popularity of LEED, along with local businessman David Pratt who has benefited from his own lobbying.

    ‘Green’ growth fuels an entire industry

    Across the USA, the Green Building Council has helped thousands of developers win tax breaks and grants by giving 'green' or LEED certification status. A diverse group of industry insiders is involved in the green construction effort, which will reach $122 billion in 2015. The state of Maryland boasts 388 buildings and is an example of the growing popularity of LEED, along with local businessman David Pratt who has benefited from his own lobbying.
  • The number of federal LEED-certified projects has skyrocketed about 51 percent this year, from 544 completed in 2011 to 821 in just the first eight months of 2012, the Federal Times reports.

    LEED Certifications for Federal Buildings Rise More Than 50%

    The number of federal LEED-certified projects has skyrocketed about 51 percent this year, from 544 completed in 2011 to 821 in just the first eight months of 2012, the Federal Times reports.