Over the last couple of decades, one movement in particular has been gathering momentum in the building industry, and even though it has yet to become ubiquitous, industry watchers warn that this will not be long in coming. Sooner rather than later, it will be the new normal. This movement is green construction. Codes versus LEED When it comes to green construction, what are you, as a contractor, most likely to encounter? Stringent energy codes or LEED v4? The answer—you guessed it—is both.