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Green Construction: LEED

Guide to finding resources on Green Construction

What is LEED?

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally-recognized green building certification system. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in March 2000, LEED provides building owners and operators with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.

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LEED Resources

Here are some examples of LEED materials in the Parkland Library. Search the catalog or browse near these titles for more. We regularly add to this collection of materials.


The U.S. Green Building Council publishes Reference Guides for various types of construction:

Green Building Design and Construction (LEED Reference Guide)

TH 880 .G734 2009  (there is also a copy in Reference)

Green Building Operations and Maintenance

TH880 .G735 2009

Commercial Interiors, version 2.0

NA2542.36 .U82 2006

Schools Reference Guide

TH6021 .S36 2007

Homes Reference Guide

TH4860 .U75 2008

New Construction Reference Guide, version 2.2

TH6021 .N48 2007

Existing Buildings, version 2.0 : reference guide

TH880 .E95 2006

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