Thursday, July 14, 2011

USGBC Expands LEED Volume Program to Building Operations

Journalist Evan Dick in the always terrific and useful BuildingGreen has an interesting article on the USGBC expanding LEED Volume Program to Building Operations:

Large property owners and managers are increasingly turning to LEED to certify not only their new buildings but also their operations, through LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (LEED-EBOM). To meet that need, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) now offers volume LEED-EBOM certification through its LEED Volume Program, introduced in 2010 (see LEED Volume Certification Program Launched). The program streamlines the certification process for larger LEED customers—those seeking certification for 25 or more buildings within three years.

Read the whole thing here.

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