LEED is recognized around the globe as the premier mark of achievement in green building—it's a pot of gold, if you will.
This St. Patrick's Day, here are a few reasons why we treasure LEED, and you should too:
- Proven performance: If you’re serious about saving money, conserving energy, reducing water consumption, improving indoor air quality, making better building material choices, and driving innovation, then LEED is the best choice. Bar none. It's also your first step toward managing your building through its entire lifecycle.
- Continuous improvement: Behind the LEED program is an immense infrastructure developed to support the leaders in the industry as they innovate and create cutting-edge, high performance buildings.
- Lifetime of returns: LEED-certified buildings cost less to operate, reducing energy and water bills by as much as 40%. Businesses and organizations across the globe use LEED to increase the efficiency of their buildings, freeing up valuable resources that can be used to create new jobs, attract and retain top talent, expand operations and invest in emerging technologies. LEED buildings have faster lease-up rates and may qualify for a host of incentives like tax rebates and zoning allowances. Not to mention they retain higher property values.
May you have all the happiness and luck that life can hold, and may you find LEED at the end of all your rainbows!