Biodiversity: the variation of life forms in a given ecosystem.
Building Green: an environmentally safe initiative that helps provide opportunities for people to use recycled, reclaimed, sustainable and natural materials to produce beautiful, lasting products and spaces in your home.
Global Warming: the increase of average temperatures on the Earth’s surface, air and oceans.
Green Buildings: homes, offices and other buildings designed and operated to enhance the well-being of their occupants and support a healthy natural environment.
LEED: Leadership in Energy Environmental Design
LEED Rating System: a certification program and the nationally accepted benchmark for construction of high-performance green buildings.