Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ is a nationally recognized benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. LEED® projects span commercial, residential and community scales as well as new construction and existing projects.
Southface can help you achieve certification in the following LEED certification categories:
- Building Design and Construction
- Interior Design and Construction
- Building Operations & Maintenance
- Neighborhood Development
"LEED® certification, which includes a rigorous third-party commissioning process, offers compelling proof to you, your clients, your peers and the public at large that you've achieved your environmental goals and your building is performing as designed."
- NRDC Building Green
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We sat down with Laura, Southface employee and LEED Fellow, to learn more about her career in high performance and sustainability.Read More
“Hope and Will’s Room,” located on the terrace level, is the result of thoughtful collaboration between Rabaut Design Associates and Southface. The room increases public awareness of the impact our buildings have on our wellbeing by implementing evidence-based design standards such as biophilic design for improved health, and by specifying no- to low-VOC and Red List Free items to minimize exposure to harsh chemicals.Read More
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