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One of the main difficulties in achieving LEED accreditation is accurately planning out which credits are attainable–and then tracking and managing all of the paperwork that comes with winning a LEED credit. It’s a rigorous and time consuming process. However, new technologies available on the market can help make this process more manageable.
Today, an increasing number of construction firms are relying on building information modeling (BIM) to plan their LEED credits before the construction phase. Once it’s time to build, firms are turning to LEED-specific project management software to keep documentation in order, improve team collaboration and share knowledge on project best practices. Here are five ways these technologies can help drive efficiencies in the LEED accreditation process.