LEED & Green Building Practices
Osman is committed to green building and has quickly become one of the leading retail construction firms in sustainable building practices. Our commitment to sustainable buildings starts at the top with our management owned company. This commitment sets a new standard LEED construction – in the advancement and knowledge of Green technology.
Osman has completed numerous LEED projects achieving Silver and Gold certifications. Our projects have achieved certification ranging from Certified, Silver and Gold.
A majority of Osman’s Project Managers are LEED AP
LEED was created to accomplish several objectives; among them are:
The LEED rating system addresses six major areas:
It is clear that the main goals of LEED and Green Building practices are to protect and preserve our environment.
However, with careful analysis of the various methods used in constructing “Green”, they may also provide immediate and long-term economic benefits for developers, building owners and occupants.
The USGBC states that benefits of building Green include energy cost savings, increased employee productivity, decreased absenteeism and increased property value. Aurora is careful to present not only the costs associated with LEED but the potential benefits as well.