What is LEED certification and why is it important?
LEED certification is a green-building certification.
If your building has required features you can get LEED certification to your building. It shows your building is both environmentally and economically friendly.
They say that "LEED certified buildings save money and resources and have a positive impact on the health of occupants, while promoting renewable, clean energy." LEED website
Since all of those reasons LEED cerfitication is important.