LEED® Certification

The U.S. Green Building Association (USGBC®) and the Canadian Green Building Association (CAGBC®) are non-profit organizations that promote the design and operation of energy efficient and environmentally responsible. USGBC developed the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™ to help customers with the certification of green buildings in the U.S. Chem-Aqua has been a Gold Member of the USGBC since 2007.


LEED offers several rating systems based on building type: NC and EB. Award points are given based on specific criteria in six areas.

  • Location and Transportation
  • Sustainable Site Development
  • Water Efficiency
  • Energy and Atmosphere
  • Materials and Resources
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Innovation in Design/Operations
  • Regional Priority

Chem-Aqua's products and services can help customers' projects meet LEED requirements by:

  • Minimizing water usage
  • Optiminzing energy efficiency
  • Educating their employees
  • Performance measure (enhanced metering)
  • Reducing building waste stream
  • Helping earn Innovation Credit points

LEED-certified buildings are resource efficient. They use less water and energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As an added bonus, they save money. Chem-Aqua has on staff, LEED AP (Accreted Professional) for BD+C, O+M, ID+C, ND, Homes. Contact us to learn how we can help your project achieve one of four LEED rating levels: Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum.