What’s a LEED home?
LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used third-party verification for green buildings. LEED-certified buildings are resource efficient through water and energy use reductions and they also reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Materials used in LEED-certified buildings are safer for human health and designs are aimed at improving indoor environmental quality for the occupants. Not only do they help protect the environment and human health, they also save money.
Why build a LEED home? Here are the many benefits:
Learn more by visiting the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED website.
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