LEED Rating and Tilt-Up

Kramer, Kimberly Waggle
May 2006
Concrete International;May2006, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p32
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system created by the U.S. Green Building Council for the construction industry in the country. It comprises sustainability guidelines, which allow structural engineers to play a supporting role in the selection of systems that directly affect the environmental impact of projects. INSET: LEADING TO LEED.


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