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Want to know more about what it means to have your home #LEED certified? Check out @LEEDforHomes

Energy: LEED requires that this home’s energy performance exceed any local code requirements by at least 15%. This includes testing of the home’s overall envelope and its ductwork, as well as multiple inspections during construction. Water: LEED requires that the home incorporate a minimum number of water efficiency measures. Indoor Air Quality: LEED ensures that the home ventilates properly, requires high-efficiency air filters, reduces moisture, and the possibility of mold or mildew. Materials: LEED ensures that construction waste is minimized and that environmentally-preferable products are used where possible. Land: LEED ensures that great care went into the decisions on where the homes would be located, taking advantage of local resources and infrastructure, and how the landscape features were designed. Education: LEED requires the builder to educate the homeowner or ...

Full article: http://greenhomeguide.com/program/leed-for-homes

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