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Leed Certification Florida

Transform your structure and achieve Leed certification with the help of Advanced Control Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (Leed) is the nationally accepted hallmark of efficient, high performance design, construction and operation of green buildings that are environmentally friendly. A variety of buildings in Florida are given Leed Certification when the structure meets the […]

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LEED-Certified Buildings See 14% Growth

In 2010, LEED-certified buildings grew one billion square feet – that’s a growth rate of 14 percent, according to the annual Green Building Market & Impact Report. Despite the tough economy, total LEED-certified floor area grew 50 percent last year and LEED-certified projects increased by 40 percent. The growth of LEED-certified buildings is evident outside […]

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Predictions for LEED in Coming Years

Since the inception of the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system in 2000, there has been a widespread development of green building practices in commercial, government and residential properties. LEED-certified buildings have helped to lower energy consumption, water consumption, CO2 emissions and material use across the board. “In 2009 alone, annual CO2 savings from […]

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