While LEED and its accreditation is a well understood concept within the building industry, newcomers and your clients mightn't. A new video from the U.S. Green Building Council provides the answers. The short video explains the LEED program and how it's helping to create greener buildings for the future.
LEED – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – is a green building program that is gaining greater traction amongst designers and their clients. The program, designed to quantify the environmental benefit in green building strategies through a rating system, awards a building with certification label.
The complexity of a commercial building designs often mean that architects need to consider the best materials and products available on the market to ensure their design remains energy efficient and maintains optimal performance over the long term. Insulation specifications for commercial buildings can assist architectural firms determine which insulation type is the best commercial insulation for their project.
Spray foam insulation can play a major role in helping a commercial building become more energy efficient. Including spray foam insulation specifications for commercial buildings can be a rewarding exercise for both the client and the design firm.
Building Genius presents architects, commercial builders and production builders with an insight into the spray foam insulation and building industries across the United States and Canada. With a key focus on building science, codes and standards, burgeoning trends, industry development and news, Building Genius offers an outlook from the spray foam insulation industry leader, Icynene, from the perspective of our top engineers, code specialists and industry experts.