Saving Green by Going Green
Posted: November 29, 2012 at 2:25 a.m.
George Nunnally Chevrolet already sees the benefits from building a green building.
At A Glance
LEED Certification Levels
The U.S. Green Building Council has four levels of LEED, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, certification based on a 110-point scale. Commercial buildings must earn a minimum of 40 points for certification. Below are the levels and the points need to achieve each stage:
-Certified: 40 to 49 points
-Silver: 50 to 59 points
-Gold: 60 to 79 points
-Platinum: 80 points and above
Source: U.S. Green Building Council
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