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Benefits of LEED Certified Commercial Buildings

Benefits of LEED Certified Commercial Buildings

What does LEED mean?

According to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. It’s a recognized symbol of sustainability, set up as a benchmark for the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of green buildings. The most current standard is LEED v4.1. LEED certifications are available for all types of buildings including those for commercial and residential use. (more…)

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Requirements for LEED Zero Certification

Launched in 2018, the LEED Zero certification is a relatively new designation in the building industry. To understand its meaning and implications, we should first examine the original LEED certification program. LEED certification has been a standard in the building industry since the 1990s. Environmentally conscious companies, architects and builders have sought to reduce the environmental impact of their facilities by building green. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is an independent non-profit organization that maintains a rating system called LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). LEED is recognized worldwide as a symbol of sustainability achievement. (more…)

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Reduce Risk on Your Next ESPC Project – Building Performance Solutions

 

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Smart Building Technology is Changing Facilities Management

What is IoT? Internet of Things devices is a network of sensors, meters, appliances and other devices that are capable of sending and receiving data. You can enable building staff to have more context for what’s going on and they can act more quickly and be more responsible when they have the right information about the building.

 

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City of Atlanta Energy Savings Performance Contract – City Hall

As part of the city led ESPC (Energy Savings Performance Contracting) program McKenney’s has been performing energy renovations at the historic Atlanta city hall building. 

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