USGBC Launches LEED for Neighborhood Development


The U.S, Green Building Council ("USGBC") on April 29 implemented the long-awaited LEED for Neighborhood Development rating system ("LEED-ND") in response to an increasing awareness that it will take more than high-tech buildings to achieve a sustainable future. LEED-ND emphasizes siting, design and other criteria “that bring buildings and infrastructure together into a neighborhood and relate the neighborhood to its landscape as well as its local and regional context.”

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