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USGBC - LEED NC RATING SYSTEM

LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations Rating System

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Organization: USGBC
Publication Date: 1 November 2008
Status: active
Page Count: 105
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Overview and Process

The LEED 2009 Green Building Rating System for New Construction and Major Renovations is a set of performance standards for certifying the design and construction of commercial or institutional buildings and high-rise residential buildings of all sizes, both public and private. The intent is to promote healthful, durable, affordable, and environmentally sound practices in building design and construction. Prerequisites and credits in the LEED 2009 for New Construction and Major Renovations addresses 7 topics:

  • Sustainable Sites (SS) 
  • Water Efficiency (WE) 
  • Energy and Atmosphere (EA) 
  • Materials and Resources (MR) 
  • Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) 
  • Innovation in Design (ID)
  • Regional Priority (RP)

LEED 2009 for New Construction and Major Renovations certifications are awarded according to the following scale: Certified 40-49 points S ilver 50-59 points G old 60-79 points Platinum 80 points and above GBCI will recognize buildings that achieve 1 of these rating levels with a formal letter of certification.

Document History

LEED NC RATING SYSTEM
November 1, 2008
LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations Rating System
Overview and Process The LEED 2009 Green Building Rating System for New Construction and Major Renovations is a set of performance standards for certifying the design and construction of commercial...

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