29 Jun '12, 10pm

LEED for Homes Hits 20,000 Mark - Business, Leed, Residential Construction, Energy Efficiency - EcoH

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) last week announced that its LEED for Homes program surpassed 20,000 certified homes. The national certification system, which launched in 2008, offers guidance and verification for homes aiming for energy- and resource efficiency. The certified group runs the gamut of the residential market—single-family and multifamily, affordable and market rate. More than one-half of certified homes fall into the affordable category, and the USGBC reports that an additional 79,000 units are in the pipeline.

Full article: http://www.ecohomemagazine.com/news/2012/06-june/leed-for...

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