Definition of LEED in English:

LEED

noun

trademark
  • A programme that sets standards used internationally for the design, construction, and maintenance of environmentally sustainable buildings and infrastructure.

    ‘members of the US Green Building Council developed LEED and continue to contribute to its evolution’
    as modifier ‘many municipalities have adopted LEED standards for their new buildings’

Origin

1990s: from the initial letters of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

Pronunciation

LEED

/liːd/