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AcronymDefinition
LEEDLeadership in Energy and Environmental Design (rating system; US Green Building Council)
LEEDLow Energy Electron Diffraction
LEEDLeadership in Environmental and Energy Design (US Green Building Council)
LEEDLeadership in Energy Efficient Design (architecture)
LEEDLaw Enforcement Executive Development (US DOJ)
LEEDLocal Economic and Employment Development Council, Inc. (Chicago, IL)
LEEDLand Environment Economics and Development
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"With LEED v4.1 we have fundamentally transformed our rating system development process," said Mahesh Ramanujam, president & CEO, USGBC.
The goal of LEED v4.1 is to make the rating system more accessible to more projects based on lessons learned from LEED v4 project teams.
"LEED v4.1 is aimed at addressing the challenges project teams face as they pursue their sustainability goals," observes USGBC Senior Vice President Melissa Baker.
"For most design firms [locally and nationally] the principals of LEED have become the new standard of practice.
But the office complex is not, in fact, certified for any LEED award by the nonprofit group.
LEED is used in corporate offices, retail locations, software technology parks, hospitals, government buildings, factories, airports, hotels, homes and financial institutions across India to manage the performance of their buildings.
federal agencies and state and local governments offer rewards for LEED certification.
Participants will be introduced to green building core concepts and the LEED rating systems, along with sample exam questions to prepare for the real test.
Starting in 2009, three tiers of credentials will be offered: LEED Green Associate, LEED AP+ and LEED Fellow.
LEED for Homes is a USGBC green homes pilot program that evaluates the environmental features of single and multi-family homes by regional, third party providers designated by the USGBC.
Achieving the Green Building Council's highest design standard ("LEED Platinum") may tack on five percent or more.
Green Building Council (USGBC), Washington, D.C., plans to roll out professional accreditation exams to accompany its LEED for Commercial Interiors (LEED-CI) and LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) rating systems, which were released in late 2004.