What is LEED?

What is LEED? LEED is the USGBC’s prestigious and globally recognized rating system that says to the world that, “this building is environmentally responsible to the internal (people in the building) and external environment (the planet). USGBC stands for U.S. Green Building Council, and they are the leaders in green building recognition. LEED stands for… more info

Easy ways to make your building healthier – strategies from the WELL Building Standard

Health and Wellness seems to be quite the buzzword these days. Personally, I love my Fitbit which has helped me lose 19 lbs over the last two months. McKinsey and Company has said that wellness is the next trillion-dollar industry, and considering how many people are more conscious of their health today, I believe they… more info

8 things you need to know about BREEAM

What is BREEAM? First things first, BREEAM stands for Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method. Simply put, BREEAM is a protocol and process for researching building design and construction to ensure that it meets environmental standards. Who started BREEAM? The Building Research Establishment, a private organization based in the United Kingdom, created the BREEAM beginning… more info