What is USGBC LEED?
The USGBC is the United States Green Building Council, a non-profit organization that promotes green buildings. So what is USGBC LEED? The USGBC provides information about and certification for LEED, a rating system for buildings that promote environmental responsibility.
How to Certify for USGBC LEED
You can register for USGBC LEED on the USGBC website. Being LEED certified is to be given a certification by a third party stating that a building is environmentally responsible, profitable and a healthy environment. To achieve LEED Platinum status a building must score at least 52 points out of a possible 69. Energy resources account for 17 possible LEED points, the largest point block among the different sustainability categories under review. Get points to be LEED certified by using solar power.
Why Use Solar in Trying to be USGBC LEED Certified?
Converting just 50kW of power from gas to solar every month saves 209 pounds of carbon and 766 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions annually. According to the EPA, you would need to plant 38 trees to remove the 766 pounds of carbon dioxide from the air. Thus, using solar power will help pave the way to a more environmentally responsible future.
Plus, solar power is dependable, affordable and easy to distribute, and simple to connect to existing electrical grids. Plus, our solar PPAs serve virtually any organization, including industrial companies, schools, municipal and state government agencies, agricultural concerns and high-tech companies. No matter the situation, we have the solar energy equipment to help you towards being USGBC LEED certified.
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