Greener nation: LEED certification

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(KPLR) - A popular building trend is incorporating energy efficiency every step of the way. Buildings that do it the right way earn what's called a LEED Certification.

Scot Horst is with the US Green Building Council. He spoke with Elliot Weiler about what it means to be a "green building."

LEED buildings are different from "conventional" buildings and might look different.