ZIA for Buildings is a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED Automation partner. These partners participate in the development and commercializing of a software platform (“LEED Automation”), which allows connectivity between our software application and USGBC’s proprietary website, LEED Online: https://www.leedonline.com
LEED Automation is a program developed by USGBC to streamline and create increased capacity for the LEED building certification process by collaborating with leading technology companies that offer supporting functionality. LEED Automation is intended to enable automated access to data and capabilities of USGBC systems, including LEED Online, the certification platform for LEED.
The U.S. Green Building Council's LEED green building certification system is the foremost program for the design, construction, maintenance and operation of green buildings. Over 40,000 projects are currently participating in the commercial and institutional LEED rating systems, comprising more than 8.3 billion square feet of construction space in all 50 states and 120 countries. In addition, more than 12,000 homes have been certified under the LEED for Homes rating system, with nearly 58,000 more homes registered. By using less energy, LEED-certified buildings save money for families, businesses and taxpayers; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and contribute to a healthier environment for residents, workers and the larger community.
The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. With a community comprising 79 local affiliates, nearly 16,000 member organizations, and more than 167,000 LEED Professional Credential holders, USGBC is the driving force of an industry that is projected to contribute $554 billion to the U.S. GDP from 2009-2013. USGBC leads an unlikely diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students. For more information, visit http://www.usgbc.org