The Global Alternative Compliance Path supplement is complimentary to the LEED 2009 Reference Guide for Green Building Design and Construction and Retail Supplement, the most comprehensive guide for the design, construction and major renovations of commercial and institutional buildings.
The LEED 2009 BD&C Global Alternative Compliance Path Reference Guide Retail Supplement is a supporting document to the LEED Global ACPs. This guide helps project teams understand the criteria, the reasons behind them, strategies for implementation, and documentation requirements. It includes examples of strategies that can be used in each category and additional resources. It does not provide an exhaustive list of strategies for meeting the criteria or all the information that a project team needs to determine the applicability of a credit to the project.
Navigate your LEED project from registration through certification.
The retail supplement is complimentary to the LEED 2009 Reference Guide for Green Building Design and Construction, the most comprehensive guide for the design, construction and major renovations of commercial and institutional buildings. LEED for Retail recognizes the unique nature of the retail environment and addresses the different types of spaces retailers need for their product lines.
From the creators of the LEED Rating System, USGBC is the leading authority for LEED green building education. This guide will provide you with detailed information on the process for achieving LEED certification, with complete credit and prerequisite information. You’ll also gain access to resources, documentation guidance, standards and implementation information.
October 2014 Update
This supplement was updated in October 2014 to include additional guidance for projects on the following credits:
- SS Credit 6.1: Stormwater Design – Quantity Control
- MR Credit 2: Construction Waste Management
- MR Credit 5: Regional Materials
- IEQ Prerequisite 1: Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance
- IEQ Credit 4: Low-Emitting Materials
- IEQ Credit 5: Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control