The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED gives building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings' performance. LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance key areas of human and environmental health. LEED is a voluntary, consensus-based national standard, and aims to improve occupant well-being, environmental performance, and economic return of buildings using established and innovative practices, standards, and technologies.
Steel is the most commonly recycled material in the world, with over 67% of all steel used today coming from recycled material. Steel utilized by Stiles in our manufacturing operations consists of the following:
Continuously proven in real-world use, Stiles products are making a difference for the environment in projects of every description. Stiles doors, frames and window systems positively contribute toward earning credits under Sections 4.1 and 4.2 of the LEED Green Building Rating System, outlined as follows: