LEED gold for old

Nickel helps historic buildings achieve LEED status

Catherine Houska - October 01, 2013


New construction to the highest possible sustainability standards is one of the world’s most important megatrends and the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system has become an important global metric.

Currently, however, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), developer of the original LEED, has introduced LEED-Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) so that older buildings can also aspire to LEED certification.

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