As an experienced LEED service provider, Catalyst Partners has worked with the US Green Building Council (USGBC) since the formation of the LEED Volume and LEED for Retail certification paths. process. Initially, Catalyst served as a Precertification reviewer for nine LEED Volume applicants and developed stock review text. Recently, Catalyst conducted Audit reviews for several Volume projects and is working with Target and IKEA to assist with their Volume programs.
LEED for Volume is a specialized certification path for Owners who build five or more projects annually. It guides the quality and consistency needed for Owners of large portfolios. In addition, a volume strategy can reduce certification costs for Owners who certify at least five projects annually.
LEED for Retail recognizes unique building performance affected by retail operations. Catalyst has provided LEED for Retail certification leadership for Target, IKEA, Meijer, Crate&Barrel, and university projects containing a retail focus.