Few materials can make a building greener than high-performance glass. And as one of the world’s leading producers of architectural glass, Guardian has the products to help your project earn more LEED points. Our SunGuard products offer the largest selection of post-temperable, sputter-coated, and insulated glass in the industry. These advanced coatings can give you the striking appearance you want while delivering the comfort, functionality and energy savings your project needs.
LEED means leadership in greener buildings.
Building design that enhances the indoor environment while protecting the natural environment – that’s the goal of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED green building program promotes sustainable buildings, awarding points for reducing energy use, improving indoor environmental quality and promoting a whole-building approach to sustainability.
There are two versions of LEED currently in effect: LEED 2009(v3) and the new LEED v4. All new projects must use v4. Design professionals who registered projects with LEED 2009 – even projects not yet started – may continue to provide submittals for certification until June 6th, 2021, when this rating system closes.
NEW! Guardian Sustainability Calculator
Although LEED does not certify a specific product, using SunGuard Advanced Architectural Glass may help your project earn LEED points. Guardian offers design professionals the Guardian Sustainability Calculator online to help evaluate and document environmental performance during the project design phase. Go to SustainabilityCalc.Guardian.com to find a SunGuard Advanced Architectural Glass product, or other Guardian glass products, to help your project achieve LEED certification.
For complete details on all the ways SunGuard Advanced Architectural Glass can help you earn LEED points, download our NEW, updated LEED brochure », that addresses both v3 - LEED 2009 and v4 - LEED v4.
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