[INFOGRAPHIC] Top Takeaways from LEED v4.1 for Building Design and Construction

Greg Nelson By: Greg Nelson

The LEED v4.1 updates for Building Design and Construction features positive modifications that address energy efficiency, water conservation, waste reduction, material selection, site selection and day lighting – qualities we are passionate about achieving as we design for the future of our communities.

Through our design experience on a few recent ongoing projects, such as two new high school designs in Henrico County pursuing LEED Silver Certification, and two new elementary schools in the City of Richmond pursuing LEED Silver Certification, we’ve developed an understanding of these changes and how they impact future projects. We’ve simplified the highlights of information from the latest LEED v4.1 change and here are our top takeaways:

The USGBC has a ton of really helpful resources on their website, including PowerPoint presentations, YouTube videos, and PDF documents to expand upon the above-mentioned changes in more detail. We’ve included a few of those resources here:

Downloadable PowerPoint

YouTube Video Channel

LEED v4.1 BD+C Guide

You can also reach out to me directly via email: greg.nelson@timmons.com or by phone: 804-200-6486. I am happy to assist in any way I can.