The Aluminum Association developed Aluminum in Green Buildings: A Guide to Green Building Development and Certification with Aluminum Products to assist and support aluminum end-users - architects, designers and engineers - in understanding how aluminum contributes to green building development and achieving certifications like Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED).
The Guide features key information including:
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The Guide is based on key requirements of the current, most-commonly adopted green building certifications systems and construction codes. The Guide elaborates how those requirements can potentially be met or exceeded through the use of aluminum products and systemic aluminum solutions. The Guide incorporates the most up-to-date understanding of aluminum’s technological solutions to challenges of the building and construction industries, as well as the results of the aluminum industry’s extensive sustainability research and studies.