The U.S. Green Building Council reports LEED® is the most widely used
third-party verification for green buildings, with 2.4+ million square feet being LEED® certified daily, more than 94,000 projects using LEED®, and can be found in 165 countries.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®), is an internationally recognized rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC®) to provide industry standards for sustainability.
LEED® for Core & Shell is for designers, builders, developers and new building owners who want to address sustainable design for new core and shell construction. Core and shell covers base building elements such as structure, envelope, and the HVAC system.
LEED® for Schools recognizes the unique nature of the design and construction of K-12 schools. It addresses issues such as classroom acoustics, master planning, mold prevention, and environmental site assessment.