Organic Catering for a LEED Certified Building Opening

Grand Opening of LEED Building uses Organic Catering Company, Eco Caters.

Eco Caters was extremely happy to serve food at the grand opening of a LEED certified building in Chula Vista. Guest of the opening were treated to some delicious Carolina BBQ. This included Braised Pork, Chipotle Blueberry Chicken, Corn Machoux, Potato Salad, and Fresh Fruit. The meal ending with our yummy Banana Cheesecake. Guest sipped on refreshing homemade Lemonade, Iced Tea, and Water with Cucumber.

Eco Caters would love to provide our organic catering to your next event. We are a perfect fit for an opening of a green building such as this.

According to Wiki: LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance across all the metrics that matter most: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.

Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED provides building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.

LEED addresses both commercial and residential building types. It works throughout the building lifecycle – design and construction, operations and maintenance, tenant fitout, and significant retrofit. And LEED for Neighborhood Development extends the benefits of LEED beyond the building footprint into the neighborhood it serves.[1]

Since its inception in 1998, U.S. Green Building council(citation LEED for existing buildings v2.0 reference guide page pg 11) has grown to encompass more than 14,000 projects in the United States and 30 countries covering 1.062 billion square feet (99 km²) of development area.[2] The hallmark of LEED is that it is an open and transparent process where the technical criteria proposed by USGBC members are publicly reviewed for approval by the almost 20,000 member organizations that currently constitute the USGBC.

The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) was established by USGBC to provide a series of exams to allow individuals to become accredited for their knowledge of the LEED rating system. This is recognized through either the LEED Accredited Professional(LEED AP) or LEED Green Associate (LEED GA) designation. GBCI also provides third-party certification for projects pursuing LEED.

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