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Suffolk County - LEED Program for County Construction

Eligibility 
Local Government
Program Info
State 
New York
Program Type 
Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Provider 
Suffolk County

In 2006, the Suffolk County Legislature enacted Resolution No. 126-2006, creating the Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) Program for county construction projects. The program requirements were revised in 2008 (Resolution No. 551-2008), and again in 2011 (Resolution No. 458-2011). The program requires the County Department of Public Works to apply the LEED Building Rating System 2.2 principles be used for new construction projects or renovation projects with a cost of $1,000,000 or more, and for the planning of new construction and renovation projects "built to suit" for long term lease by the County.