Monday, March 18, 2013

Green Buildings - LEED Certification ..

How can LEED certification benefit organisations and their employees ??

 The six major environmental categories of review include:  ( as put up by US Green Building Council)
1. sustainable sites, 
2. water efficiency, 
3. energy and atmosphere, 
4. materials and resources, 
5. indoor environmental quality and 
6. innovation and design. 

Green buildings are able to increase the productivity of the employees and also help employers retain more talent because of better office environment.

The certifications comes in Platinum, Gold, Silver and simple LEED certification. (as per USGBC standards)

GE Jack Welch Research Centre Bangalore is a LEED certified building.

Rediff article  is here ..

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