Being environmental friendly is crucial in the development and construction of new buildings. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a rating system that judges the design, construction, and the maintenance of buildings, homes and neighborhoods. For your construction project to become LEED Certified, it is best to hire a LEED consulting and commissioning company, like that of the Spinnaker Group.
Weston, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/28/2014 -- The LEED Green Building Rating System is tool for benchmarking and design assistance that is used by United States Green Building Council (USGBC). This system recognizes choices that improve the overall environmental-friendliness of buildings. The interest and growth of green building projects has spread rapidly across the United States, since the launch of the LEED Green Building Rating System. With the Spinnaker Group, the process of getting your construction project to be LEED certified has never been easier. They help in each step of the way, making sure that the team make the right decisions when developing a neighborhood, constructing a building, or designing a home.
When it comes to LEED, there are five rating systems that address multiple types of projects. The 5 different rating systems are:
1. Building Design & Construction
2. Interior Design & Construction
3. Building Operations and Maintenance
4. Neighborhood Development
In each category, LEED contains certain credits that a building project can earn. In most of the categories, a few prerequisites or mandatory features are also included in order for the project to be considered for a LEED rating. These rules are applicable to new construction projects, as well as renovation projects for commercial and industrial buildings in any location across the United States.
LEED addresses a multitude of environmental issues, they include:
- Water Efficiency
- Indoor Environmental Quality
- The Material and Resources being used in the Project
- And the Use of Sustainable Sites
Those who are in the process of renovating or constructing a building or home must be aware that the LEED process is a highly effective method to improve the performance of a building’s systems and its overall efficiency.
About The Spinnaker Group
The Spinnaker Group provides LEED commissioning and consulting for companies and building owners that wish for their construction project to become LEED certified. The Spinnaker Group has completed over 80 projects, another 200 in progress, with cost effective buildings by facilitating integrated design practices. When looking for LEED commissioning in Florida or in the United States, visit the Spinnaker Group at thespinnakergroupinc.com for more information about what they can do.
The Spinnaker Group works in compliance with the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Its mission is to fully transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated. It aims to enable a healthy and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life of the citizens. Further information, visit their site thespinnakergroupinc.com.