Category: LEED & Sustainability
Note: This is based on the 2006 IECC and this section changes in the 2009 code, so its always important
LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, has been a product of the USGBC (United States Green Building Council)
LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and was developed by the US Green Building Council as a
The Five-Minute Walk is a standard that is best described as the average distance that a pedestrian is willing to walk before opting to drive. The unit of measurement is commonplace in the planning profession and is often represented by a radius measuring ¼ of a mile.
There is no shortage of talk about LEED these days so I think it merits a quick explanation. LEED stands
False interpretations of Perry’s concept have conceived segregation of land uses, further validating the modern-day road classification system and unfortunately created an auto-centric society in today’s first ring and outward suburban communities.
In the world of solar hot water there are many names for systems that are identical or do similar things.