Edmonds Waterfront Center, PCC, and LEED certification | Greener Edmonds
Last updated 1/13/2022 at 11:29am
Buildings are now being constructed that significantly reduce environmental impacts. Terms used to describe them are “green” or “sustainable.”
There are processes that evaluate buildings based on their greenness. One of the most popular is the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. LEED has platinum, gold, silver, and just plain old “certified” grades to make sure high achievers are recognized.
Ratings are based on the use of ecological principles for location and design, building with nontoxic and sustainable materials, reducing waste through re-us...