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LEED Certification

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – LEED

Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System provides a set of standards for rating and encouraging sustainable construction.

Current LEED-rating versions include:

  • LEED-NC (New Construction and Major Renovations)
  • LEED-EB (Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance)
  • LEED-CI (Commercial Interiors)
  • LEED-CS (Core and Shell)
  • LEED-ND (Neighborhood Development)
  • LEED for Schools
  • LEED for Retail
  • LEED for Healthcare
  • LEED for Homes
  • LEED for Neighborhood Development

Bazzani Associates completed the first LEED-certified project in Grand Rapids and the first LEED double-Gold certified project in the world (receiving Gold LEED Core & Shell for the East Hills Center and Gold LEED Commercial Interiors for the West Michigan Environmental Action Committee offices located inside.)

Learn more about LEED certification and ratings at U.S. Green Building Council.