LEED Services

Novus has extensive experience with LEED® assistance, documentation and certification, with four staffers having LEED® AP accreditation with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). We offer an array of services to assist client facilities in obtaining the benefits associated with certification by the USGBC and/or qualification for a New York State tax credit.

Our specialty is providing LEED® services for projects pursuing the New Construction track, but we also have experience with LEED® for Schools, LEED® for Core and Shell, LEED® for Commercial Interiors, and LEED® for Homes. In general, Novus is able to offer detailed assistance with the following LEED® points:

Sustainable Sites

  • Heat Island Effect
  • Light Pollution Reduction

Water Efficiency

  • Innovative Wastewater Technologies
  • Water Use Reduction

Energy & Atmosphere

  • Fundamental Commissioning of the Building Energy Systems
  • Minimum Energy Performance
  • Fundamental Refrigerant Management
  • Optimize Energy Performance
  • Enhanced Commissioning
  • Enhanced Refrigerant Management
  • Measurement & Verification

Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Minimum IAQ Performance
  • Increased Ventilation
  • Construction IAQ Management Plans
  • Controllability of Systems: Lighting
  • Controllability of Systems: Thermal Comfort
  • Thermal Comfort: Design
  • Thermal Comfort: Verification
  • Daylight and Views

Representative projects include: