Legrand products contribute to reducing site impact on the surrounding area
The Sustainable Sites credit category* rewards LEED project teams for minimizing negative impacts to the project site's surrounding environment.
*Use of multiple products within the designated credit does not equate to achievement of multiple points in all cases.
Legrand Products Contribute to the Following Credits
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Our timers can be programmed to automatically calculate sunrise and sunset times to ensure no excess light escapes the space after dark
Our system can turn off all luminaries in direct line of sight of the outdoors- thereby reducing potential light pollution- by using a scheduling feature.
Our motorized shades can be programmed to close at the end of the work day, minimizing excess light passing through to the building’s exterior.
Dynamically configure your wireless DLM system to turn lights on and off at specific times for an entire campus using our Configuration App.
Our Power Pedestal is ideal for areas already illuminated, such as outdoor dining areas.
Our single service 2-gang box is made from UV rated nonmetallic material and has been designed to withstand the harsh outdoor environments.
Our motion sensors provide occupancy based control of outdoor lighting, providing convenience, security and energy savings while reducing overall light pollution extruding from the site.
Guides and Resources
Wattstopper code compliant designs contribute to LEED Sustainable Sites and Energy & Atmosphere requirements.
We build sustainability into our innovative products and systems to enable your high performance building. Legrand has been a member of the USGBC, the creators of the LEED Rating System, since 2004 and we are currently at Platinum level.
There are several standards in the market that outline effective strategies for improving well-being: WELL, Fitwel, & the Living Building Challenge. See how Legrand can help.
Legrand’s LEED professionals offer insights and support on choosing the right products.
Legrand Product Contributions
Optimize energy performance and increase participation in demand response.
Understand and reduce environmental impacts with recycled or regional content, minimized waste, and product disclosure documentation.
Promote occupant productivity and comfort with high-quality, controllable lighting systems, acoustically dynamic products, and low-emitting materials.