LEED Certification

Title Abstract Publication Date
Lean, Mean and Green: An Affordable Net Zero School. Discusses the design of Richardsville Elementary in Kentucky, to be an affordable net zero facility. By reducing energy use to 19.31 kBtus annually, the net zero goal could be realized through the... 12/31/2009
Learning Curve: Putting Healthy School Principles into Practice. Discusses the advent of the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating systems, and how their adoption by school systems are... 09/30/2009
Learning to Be Green. Discusses LEED for schools, citing daylighting, acoustics, and indoor air quality as the three main areas to be addressed. The experience of the Albuquerque Public Schools is cited. An effort to... 05/31/2011
LEED 2009: Impact on Operations and Maintenance. Discusses how the LEED v3 rating system will affect building operations and maintenance. The three enhancements detailed are harmonizing prerequisites and credits for increased consistency, adjusting... 05/31/2009
LEED Certification and Campus Sustainability. Lists types of LEED certifications and cites the program's success in promoting sustainable buildings. 12/31/2004
LEED Documentation Process: Implementation Barriers for School Projects. Addresses the barriers that school projects encounter in the documentation process required during LEED certification. Currently, while documenting the credits under LEED, the design team must assume... 03/30/2006
LEED Energy Performance Modeling and Evaluation of the S.T. Dana Building Renovations. Evaluates energy use and the energy efficiency performance of the renovations to the The University of Michigan's 100-year-old S. T. Dana Building for the purposes of obtaining LEED... 11/30/2003
LEED Experts Help University with Green Decisions. Describes the sustainable features of a new Lawrence University residence hall, including in-floor radiant heat, high performance tinted glass, exhaust heat recovery systems, recycled and recyclable... 03/31/2006
LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations (LEED-NC). This is a green building rating system that was designed to guide and distinguish high-performance commercial and institutional projects, with a focus on office buildings. Practitioners have also... 12/31/2004
LEED for Schools for New Construction and Major Renovations. Based on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system for new construction, the LEED for Schools Rating System considers the unique nature of the design and construction of... 03/31/2007
LEED for Schools Registered Project Checklist. Provides a checklist for estimating potential Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)certification, listing the attributes of site selection and design, water efficiency, energy use,... 12/31/2006
LEED For Schools Targets Acoustics, IAQ And Lighting Of all of the LEED for Schools credits, the acoustics credit has done more than any other to integrate systems — including structural, mechanical, daylighting and architectural — because acoustics... 03/31/2012
LEED for Schools. Reviews the progress of green school building, with 87 schools LEED certified so far, and 630 pending certification, and several states adopting green school standards and policies. 12/31/2007
LEED for Schools. Addresses the impact the LEED for schools has on the acoustic performance fo classroom entry doors. The sound transmission class (STC) ratings for walls and doors are discussed, along with... 06/30/2011
LEED for Schools: Unique Opportunities. Gives history of the important contribution that LEED for Schools has made since its introduction in 2007 as an outgrowth of 1999's LEED. 08/23/2010
LEED Green Building Rating System for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB). This is a set of performance standards for the sustainable operation of existing buildings. The LEED-EB criteria cover building operations and systems upgrades in existing buildings where the... 12/31/2004
LEED Initiatives in Governments and Schools. Summarizes LEED initiatives in 44 states, including 186 localities (122 cities, 34 counties, and 30 towns), 31 state governments, 12 federal agencies or departments, 15 public school jurisdictions... 01/31/2009
LEED Makes the Case for Water Efficiency. Discusses the use of LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED-EBOM) guidelines to implement water saving in buildings. LEED-EBOM requires a 20 percent reduction of water for... 10/31/2010
LEED Version 3. This website describe the third version of LEED criteria, continuing the fundamental structure and familiarity of the existing rating system, but providing a new structure for making sure the rating... 12/31/2008
LEED, Liability, and You. Introduces term LEEDigation for legal disputes arising from LEED certification, green technology, and all other green building components. The most frequent disputes relate to what is promised and... 07/31/2011
Let LEED Be Your Guide.[ How LEED Can Lead to a Better Building.] Reflects on how LEED certification strategies reflect building construction and operation practices that were common in the past. The major sections of LEED are described, with particular emphasis on... 08/31/2009
LID in New Schools: The LAUSD Example. Presents a number of case studies for new school designs that incorporate low-impact development (LID) techniques, as well as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.... 12/31/2009
Life Begins after LEED. Discusses the importance of LEED Existing Buildings: Operation and Maintenance (LEED-EBOM) for continuous data collection, high building performance, savings, and occupant health and comfort. 08/31/2010
Maine's First State Facility Receives LEED Certification. Describes this academic building at the University of Southern Maine that achieved LEED certification through the use of low-VOC materials, locally harvested and sustainably grown lumber, wind energy... 09/30/2005
Making the Business Case for Sustainability: It's Not Just about Getting Points! Advocates a greater input from the facility manager in choosing sustainable design, reviews the LEED system, cites energy management as the key component of sustainability, and suggests ways to... 06/30/2005