04 Dec '16, 5pm

فوائد #الابنيةالخضراء #سعف Benefits of Green Homebuilding - https://t.co/LCgCeHgNJM

فوائد #الابنيةالخضراء #سعف Benefits of Green Homebuilding - https://t.co/LCgCeHgNJM

Nationwide, the typical household spends about $2,150 on residential energy bills each year, but LEED-certified homes are designed to use about 30 to 60 percent less energy. Over the seven or eight years the typical family lives in a home, this adds up to thousands of dollars in savings. Levels of indoor air pollutants can often be four to five times higher than outdoor levels, and with people spending an average of 90 percent of their time indoors, the average American suffers from significant exposure to unhealthy indoor environments. LEED residential units provide significant value to consumers through dramatically improving upon these environmental health factors. Green homes are built to be energy-efficient , ensuring that they can be comfortably heated and cooled with minimal energy usage. They are individually tested to minimize envelope and ductwork leakage and des...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/node/2604930

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