Lloyd Snyder is a senior vice president with Woodard & Curran. He specializes in process design, construction management, equipment troubleshooting, and startup of packaging lines and other manufacturing projects. He may be reached at email@example.com or 201/774-2112.
Attaining Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification is a goal for most owners facing a major construction project. An internationally recognized green building certification system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED advances sustainable building and development practices through a rating system that recognizes strategies for environmental and sustainable performance. For food and beverage facilities, however, LEED certification presents challenges.