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What it Means to Be LEED Certified (Infographic)

The national market for environmentally friendly infrastructure is rapidly growing, and LEED hones in on building practices that support areas of human and environmental health.

by / October 14, 2015

Created by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) is a green building certification program that is but one factor used in the study to determine whether a construction project was considered “green.”

The national market for environmentally friendly infrastructure is rapidly growing, and LEED hones in on building practices that support areas of human and environmental health. Here's a visual snapshot from CustomMade that shows what it means for a building to be LEED certified.