What & How?
LEED stands for green building leadership. LEED is transforming the way we think about how buildings and communities are designed, constructed, maintained and operated across the globe.
LEED or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. To receive LEED certification, building projects satisfy prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification. Prerequisites and credits differ for each rating system and teams choose the best fit for their project.
RATING OF GREEN BUILDINGS
The number of points a project earns determines the level of LEED certification.
There are four levels of certification- the number of points a project earns determines the level of LEED certification that the project will receive.
GENERAL GUIDELINES TO ACHIEVE GREEN CERTIFICATION:
In general, a green factory would incorporate the following features:
Effective use of existing landscapes.
Use of energy efficient and eco-friendly equipments.
Follow of green construction procedures.
Use of recycled and environment friendly building materials.
Ensure of good indoor air quality for human safety and comfort.
Efficient use of water.
Use of non-toxic materials.
Use of renewable energy.
Effective controls and building management system.
BENEFITS FROM GREEN BUILDING:
The proposed facility will have tremendous benefits in going "GREEN", both tangible and intangible.
Over 25% reductions in energy consumption.
Over 40% reductions in water consumption.
Green image for the facility and group
Health and safety of the building occupants
Enhanced occupant comfort
Higher productivity of occupants
Best operating practices
Incorporate latest techniques / technologies