As a proud member of the U.S. Green Building Council, Liberty Contracting Corp. is dedicated to being a
construction industry leader when it comes to Green Building initiatives such as LEED. We work hand-in-hand with our customers to ensure that their
Green goals are not only achieved, but exceeded.
What is LEED?
LEED stands for Leader in Energy and Environmental Design and was begun by the U.S. Green Building Council in 1998. In turn, the Green Building
Rating System was established by LEED to provide a set of standards for environmentally sustainable construction. LEED was created to define
"green building" by establishing a common standard of measurement, promote integrated, whole-building design practices, recognize environmental
leadership in the building industry, stimulate green competition, raise consumer awareness of green practices, and transform the building market.
Their rating system addresses 6 major areas: sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor
environmental quality, and innovation and design process. Ratings range from Certified to Silver to Gold, and include the highest level,