UMaine LEED Certified Buildings

What does LEED Certified mean?LEED Gold Plaque

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is internationally recognized green building certification. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED includes a set of rating systems that aims to help building owners and operators be environmentally responsible and use resources efficiently.

Areas of sustainable design include:

• Sustainable Sites                                                   • Water Efficiency

• Energy & Atmosphere                                          • Materials & Resources

• Indoor Environmental Quality                          • Awareness & Education

• Locations, Linkages & Regional Priority        • Innovation in Design


UMaine has designed Certified, Silver, and Gold level LEED buildings, including: