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Green Building Resources

Updated December 23, 2009

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Green Building Council

Los Angeles County Department of Water and Power

Build It Green

Global Green USA

Green Home Guide

Greener Buildings

Southern California Gas Company

Southern California Edison

Energy Star

Alliance to Save Energy

Los Angeles County Solar Map

LEED Certification

The U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System is an internationally recognized certification system that measures how well a building or community performs based on the following:

  • Energy savings
  • Water efficiency
  • Emissions reduction
  • Improved indoor environmental quality
  • Preservation of resources

LEED provides building owners a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions. For more information about LEED certification, please contact the U.S. Green Building Council at (800) 795-1747 or visit the website.

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