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720 King West is Pursuing LEED Certification

What is LEED?

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ©) is a rating system devised by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) to evaluate the environmental performance of a building and encourage market transformation towards sustainable design. The Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC) has adapted the rating system to reflect the environmental differences and to meet requirements of Canadian buildings.

LEED is a point-based rating system; points are earned for building attributes considered environmentally beneficial. 720 King is in the process of certification for the LEED for Existing Building’s, Operations & Maintenance (EBOM).

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