USGBC Opens Call for Proposals for Next Version of LEED

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is calling for proposals
to solicit feedback and concepts for the next version of Leadership in
Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). USGBC created the LEED
green building program 20 years ago to measure and define green building
and to provide a roadmap for developing sustainable buildings, according
to the organization. LEED is updated through a continuous improvement
process. With each new version, USGBC is evolving LEED’s approach
and challenging the building sector to be more resource efficient and
sustainable.

In April 2019, USGBC officially released the complete suite of LEED v4.1
rating systems. LEED v4.1 emphasizes the human experience and pushes
project teams to create spaces that not only reduce carbon emissions, energy,
water use and waste, but also improve the health and well-being of the people who live, work, learn and play in these buildings, cities and communities every day.

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