Society is aware of the harmful and destructive effects of modern construction. As a result, they’re turning to sustainable alternatives. The demand for green buildings is changing the architectural landscape, forcing companies to implement favorable practices. The green building market clocked in at $3 billion in 2005. Nine years later, it jumped to $81 billion.
How are contractors held responsible for the way they build properties? The answer is a third-party certification process. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification assures tenants a property abides by strict eco-friendly practices.