Key Builders Construction Joel Kelps, LEED AP BD+C
What is LEED? L eadership in  E nergy and  E nvironmental  D esign <ul><li>Green Building Certification System </li></ul><...
LEED  – Why bother? <ul><li>Buildings consume 30% of total energy & 60% of electricity each year </li></ul><ul><li>Produce...
How does  LEED  work? <ul><li>Third-party certification program based on a whole-building approach to sustainability </li>...
Project Profiles <ul><li>Exelon Headquarters – Chicago, IL </li></ul><ul><li>Chipotle Mexican Grill – Gurnee Mills, IL </l...
How much does it cost and when do I get my money back? <ul><li>Cost - It depends… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 to 11% of constr...
Where do I begin? <ul><li>US Green Building Council - usgbc.org </li></ul><ul><li>Green Building Certification Institute –...
What is LEED and why make your building green? <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
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This is a entry-level presentation I put together for business owners that don;t know much about LEED.

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LEED Presentation

  1. 1. Key Builders Construction Joel Kelps, LEED AP BD+C
  2. 2. What is LEED? L eadership in E nergy and E nvironmental D esign <ul><li>Green Building Certification System </li></ul><ul><li>Developed by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) </li></ul><ul><li>Version 1 (1998) – Currently on V3 (2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Applies to all building types </li></ul>
  3. 3. LEED – Why bother? <ul><li>Buildings consume 30% of total energy & 60% of electricity each year </li></ul><ul><li>Produce 1 billion metric tons of CO2 annually (2006) </li></ul><ul><li>5 billions gallons of drinking water used to flush toilets (daily) </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced operating expenses </li></ul><ul><li>Command higher rent premiums & higher tenant occupancy </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity gains for workers (up to 16%), less absenteeism, higher work quality </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental, economic and social elements that benefit owners, occupants and general public </li></ul>
  4. 4. How does LEED work? <ul><li>Third-party certification program based on a whole-building approach to sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizes performance in these key areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, Energy & Atmosphere, Materials & Resources, Locations & Linkages, Awareness & Education, Innovation in Design, Regional Priority </li></ul></ul><ul><li>100 Point Scale + 10 bonus points </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified, Silver, Gold, Platinum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Different systems based on type of building (New construction, existing buildings, retail, commercial interiors, healthcare, etc…) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Project Profiles <ul><li>Exelon Headquarters – Chicago, IL </li></ul><ul><li>Chipotle Mexican Grill – Gurnee Mills, IL </li></ul>
  6. 6. How much does it cost and when do I get my money back? <ul><li>Cost - It depends… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 to 11% of construction costs, depending what green measures you implement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Payback – It depends… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 – 5 years for most green measures you implement </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Where do I begin? <ul><li>US Green Building Council - usgbc.org </li></ul><ul><li>Green Building Certification Institute – gbci.org </li></ul><ul><li>Architect, Engineer, Contractor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look for this symbol </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What is LEED and why make your building green? <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>

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