Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

Farham Moghaddam, Rad, Mohammad Gholian
2014 European Online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences   unpublished
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design or "LEED" was designed as a correct strategy in Environmental and Energy Design. It redefines the attitude and suggests us a place to live, work and incentives to refresh our thinking. "LEED" is internationally recognized as a premium brand for the owners, manufacturers and users of buildings, with new methods of designing, construction and operation of the understanding and application of materials along with the nature of the so-called "Green". By
more » ... placing millions of square feet of space, which have been built or under construction, it is trying to get an appropriate rating in the system and issue a certificate of approval for thousands to hundreds of thousands of square meters of space in the world of LEED every day. It has revolutionized the LEED design, construction and operation of Environment and Natural Resources in homes, buildings and urban spaces and our lives are inclusive and flexible in various stages of designing, construction and operation of a building. Introduction Green buildings are adapted with environment and conserve the land resources. The wide range of related subjects such as designing, construction, maintenance and demolishing are compatible with environment. Also, architects and engineers in each step of green construction are spending efforts to develop and complete the classic designing in order to provide economic, durable levels and residents live in comfort (Fig 1). Technologies is constantly developed and expanded to prepare complimentary activities. Green building help build environment and provide safety and health for residents by following approaches:  The efficient usage of water energy and other resources  Protect environment and improving the efficiency of users  Deceasing waste, pollution and demolishing environment