Energy Star, Organic, and More: Understanding Eco-Friendly Certifications


The U.S. Green Building Council uses the LEED certification to designate “practical and measureable green building design, construction, operations, and maintenance solutions.” It provides a standard for architects and construction companies to follow when designing sustainable buildings – tracking everything from the site’s impact on local ecosystems and the building’s efficient use of water to energy-saving options and indoor air quality.

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