USGBC Leadership in Energy &
Environmental Design (LEED)
LEED is an internationally
recognized green building certification system, providing
verification that a building or community was designed
and built using strategies aimed at improving
all the metrics that matter most: energy savings, water efficiency,
reduction, improved indoor environmental quality,
and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their
Developed by the U.S.
Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED provides building owners
a concise framework for identifying and implementing
practical and measurable green building design,
operations and maintenance solutions.