Those involved in building design and construction generally
acknowledge the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC's) Leadership
in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating
System™ has become a prominent benchmark for achieving
sustainable construction. And because roof systems can play an
important role in achieving building sustainability, roof system
design and selection for new and existing buildings are critical
for meeting requirements to obtain LEED certification.
However, the last thing you need is another summary of how to
earn LEED points. Many articles about LEED's Green Building Rating
System have been published, and, unfortunately, they generally
provide little useful guidance for roofing contractors seeking
long-term business opportunities.
The real opportunity LEED offers is a chance to become a
valuable member of a LEED team during all phases of a building
project and, in turn, leverage this value to become the preferred
contractor to install and service the building's roof system.
So how can you gain the expertise and credibility to become a
valuable—and profitable—partner in the LEED...
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