Environmental—reduced greenhouse gas emissions sustainable building materials, and efficient use of land, water, and alternative energy
Health — safe interiors with cleaner filtered air and less exposure to mold, mildew, and indoor toxins
Economic—zero heating and cooling bills, lower energy and water bills, and may be eligible for lower financing fees and insurance rates.
LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing
performance in key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site
development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor
environmental quality. LEED-Platinum buildings represent the highest quality
and energy efficiency, and far exceed Boulder’s Green Points standard for