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Glossary

LEED

abbr. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

LEED is a set of rating systems intended to assess the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings, homes and neighborhoods. LEED was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). In Canada, LEED is overseen by the Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC).

Related resources: www.usgbc.org, www.cagbc.org, BSI-007: Prioritizing Green—It's the Energy Stupid