Shady Ave "The East End Goes Green"
“Earn one point for abating and developing a brownfield site, two for recycling 75% of construction waste, and another point for providing two preferred parking places for hybrid cars. Welcome to the environmentally friendly game of green building.
These and many other potential credits are based on a formalized system developed by the US. Green Building Council which awards those doing either new construction or renovation with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification – in simpliest terms, anointing it a “green building.”