Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED certification requires that buildings meet certain measures of sustainability and energy efficiency. It is the international benchmark for green building, and International Roofing is a proud contributor to numerous certified projects.
Owning or operating a certified building potentially helps your bottom line. Healthy, productive, open spaces with high air quality are attractive to tenants and employees. Energy efficiency keeps operating costs lower and can bring significant savings in the long run. Accreditation has the advantage of lower vacancy rates and higher rental rates for building owners. It also shows a strong commitment to environmental responsibility that can bolster public image in the community.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) buildings earn the designation Certified, Silver, Gold, or Platinum based on points earned throughout the design and construction process.
More than 72,000 projects are participating in LEED across 150+ countries and territories, comprising over 13.8 billion square feet (USGBC)