Sustainable Building Envelopes
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Architects, builders and developers of commercial buildings are embracing "green" design---best practices for design and construction that significantly reduce or eliminate the negative effects of buildings on the environment and occupants.
Architectural products from YKK AP are always a smart choice for green buildings. YKK AP is a leading resource for quality materials used in commercial buildings designed and constructed for LEED® certification. We offer a wide selection of energy-efficient, thermally-broken products, as well as custom-crafted solutions for high performance green buildings.
With YKK AP, you have a dedicated partner in green building design and sustainability. We work with you to create innovative, high quality architectural systems that add to the strength, energy efficiency and longevity of the building envelope, including:
LEED Certification of Your Green Building
YKK AP professionals assist architects, developers, owners and builders in gaining LEED certification of their building designs. LEED is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings.
In its ongoing efforts to define what constitutes a "green building," U.S. Green Building Council has published a portfolio of LEED certification rating systems for different types of buildings. These include new commercial construction and major renovation, core and shell development, and schools.
LEED is a registered trademarks of the U.S. Green Building Council