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Understanding LEED Green Cleaning Policies

The intent of LEED cleaning requirements is to reduce the exposure of building occupants and maintenance personnel to potentially hazardous chemical, biological and particulate contaminants, which adversely affect air quality, human health, building finishes, building systems and the environment.


Companies should have a green cleaning policy in place for the building and the site addressing the following:

What is LEED?

LEED is a certification from the United States Green Building Council to promote environmentally responsible and profitable buildings that are also healthy places to live and work. LEED certified buildings enjoy government incentives, marketing benefits and increased property values. 


Download a PDF copy of the USGBC's Operations and Maintenance Guide for Existing Buildings.