The USGBC (United States Green Building Council) developed LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) as a voluntary, consensus-based national standard to support and validate successful green building design, construction
and operation. The LEED Green Building Rating System. is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings by the USGBC. Parex USA is a member of the USGBC.
LEED gives building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings. performance. The LEED rating system gives an owner and architect the ability to measure the success of and promote
their building towards environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.
LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental
quality. Buildings are awarded Certified, Silver, Gold, or Platinum certification depending on the number of credits they achieve.
USGBC does not certify, promote, or endorse products and services of individual companies, products and services. Parex USA recognizes that products do have an important role and can contribute to projects with credit achievement.