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The U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design system (LEED, for short) has revolutionized eco-conscious building initiatives across the globe

LEED Building Standards
The U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design system (LEED, for short) has revolutionized eco-conscious building initiatives across the globe. Companies looking to pump up their environmental track record are spending time and money to have their buildings certified green.
LEED projects are in progress in 135 different countries, and more than half of certified square footage is outside the U.S.A USA Today report criticized the system asbeing too lenient for some buildings, which only need to get 40 points out of 100 to receive a certification.