Innovation in Design - IDc1

Intent To provide design teams and projects the opportunity to be awarded points for exceptional performance above the requirements set by the LEED Green Building Rating System and/or innovative performance in Green Building categories not specifically addressed by the LEED Green Building Rating System

Requirements Exemplary Performance - Substantially exceed any LEED performance credit by the next logical increment

Green Building Education - To educate occupants, visitors, and the general design community about the environmental, social, and economic benefits of green buildings

Green House Keeping - To reduce the exposure of building occupants and maintenance personnel to potentially hazardous chemical, biological and particulate contaminants, which adversely affect air quality, human health, building finishes, building systems and the environment

The intent and requirements described on this webpage are paraphrased from the copyrighted works of the USGBC "LEED 2009 for New Construction and Major Renovations Rating System November 2008", and, the CAGBC "LEED Rating System & Addendum for New Construction and Major Renovations LEED Canada-NC version 1.0 December 2004", and are presented here strictly for informational purposes and are not intended to supplant or be used in place of the original copyrighted works.