LEED certification may be most commonly associated with new construction, but the prestigious designation—which provides verification that a building has a reduced environmental impact—isn’t reserved just for shiny, brand-new buildings. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), which runs the LEED program (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design), also offers the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (LEED EB O+M) certification, which rewards ...

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