"The App Lab is a great resource that will showcase the most advanced technologies that integrate directly with LEED Online. It makes it much easier for those involved in the LEED certification process find the right tools to help them be more efficient and effective in their LEED projects," said Mike Stuart, president, Greengrade.
"GreenWizard is honored to be a USGBC technology partner and a driving force in LEED Automation. The new App Lab enables LEED users to identify and select solutions like GreenWizard, which helps them make better decisions in order to save time and money on their LEED projects," said Adam Bernholz, CEO of GreenWizard. "Through our partnership with USGBC, GreenWizard's comprehensive product management platform simplifies the LEED credit optimization process and reduces the cost of building sustainable, healthy, efficient buildings."
The apps available today represent our initial LEED Automation Partners; additional apps will be added over time. To use an app from the lab visit: www.usgbc.org/automation.
About the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
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 www.usgbc.org, on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
The USGBC's LEED green building certification system is the foremost program for the design, construction and operation of green buildings. Over 43,000 projects are currently participating in the commercial and institutional LEED rating systems, comprising more than 7.8 billion square feet of construction space in all 50 states and 120 countries. In addition, nearly 14,000 homes have been certified under the LEED for Homes rating system, with nearly 63,000 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. Learn more at www.usgbc.org.