Using a LEED AP® demonstrates a commitment to the highest standards of sustainable building, throughout the design, construction, operations and maintenance phases of your project.
Recognised around the world the leadership in energy and environmental certification process provides a measurable standard for sustainability in the construction and redevelopment of the built environment.
Alive in Space Landscape and Urban Design Studio fully supports the green agenda and Anna Tennent is one of 5 landscape architects in the UK who have can provide LEED AP® certification. As an independent third party verification system the LEED certification process is the United States equivalent of the United Kingdom’s BREEAM sustainability accreditation standards.
Some environmental and financial benefits to earning LEED certification
Aside from demonstrating your commitment to environmental stewardship and social responsibility, other benefits include;
A reduction in operating costs and a potential increase in asset value.
The creation of compact and walkable communities with good access to neighbourhood amenities and transit
The development of healthier and safer buildings for occupants.
The protection of natural resources and farmland through encouraging brownfield development and new development in areas with existing infrastructure.
The reduction of waste sent to landfills and the production of harmful greenhouse gas emmisions.
The conservation of scarce resources through innovative and reduced energy and water use.
Also, in some administrative areas, cities or states there is potential for LEED accredited buildings to qualifying for tax rebates, zoning allowances, and other incentives.
Economically beneficial and socially responsible
LEED certification is an internationally recognized distinction that a building or neighborhood development is environmentally responsible, profitable and a healthy place to live and work.
The LEED Rating System is tailored to encourage and accelerate global adoption of sustainable green building, operations, and neighborhood development practices. Projects that achieve LEED certification demonstrate the highest green building and neighbourhood performance measures.
To read more about LEED you can take a look at USGBC LEED pages, if you would like to understand our approach to LEED certification or talk to us about your project please do contact us to learn more about our approach and how we can best help you. We look forward to working together. Please call us on 020 7486 2840.
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