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LEED for Homes

8/13/2007 12:00:00 AM

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LEED for Homes is a rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to evaluate green homes. The checklist includes these categories:

  • Location and Linkages
  • Sustainable Sites
  • Water Efficiency
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Materials and Resources
  • Energy and Atmosphere
  • Homeowner Awareness
  • Innovation and Design Process

The USGBC also offers '16 WAYS TO GREEN YOUR HOME.' Download the PDF by clicking here.



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