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Green building combines energy and environmental integration green building techniques include proper window orientation, the use of ceiling fans, window shading and light colored surfaces, energy efficient appliances and lighting, pollution reduction and solar water heating. Green building on october 3, 2005 the rigorous standards of the leadership in energy and environmental design (leed®) green building. Better buildings are our legacy the us green building council is committed to a sustainable, prosperous future through leed, the leading program for green buildings and communities worldwide. Green architecture, or green design, is an approach to building that minimizes harmful effects on human health and the environment the green architect or designer attempts to safeguard air, water, and earth by choosing eco-friendly building materials and construction practices building a greener.