The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the Version 3 Guidelines for ENERGY STAR® Qualified New Homes. LEED for Homes is also planning a revision in 2012, which will likely go out for public comment this fall. Keep your eyes open to see how the next version of LEED for Homes will take into account the Energy Star v3 changes.
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LEED for Homes project teams that sign up for USGBC’s Building Performance Partnership (BPP) are now eligible to earn an optional point in Innovation and Design (ID) point for “Utility Tracking”.
The Gworek Residence is a new home constructed in the historic neighborhood of Wilmette, IL, planning for LEED Platinum certification. The home was designed for a family of four and […]
The graphic designers at USGBC have done it again and created a great, handy resource for anyone looking for a 1-page overview of their LEED for Homes project. This one-page […]
LEED® for Neighborhood Development will be used to score the location efficiency of grant applications. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will apply this criteria to grant submissions to the upcoming Sustainable Communities Planning Grants and others, totaling $3.25 billion in available grant funds.
Check out this new video that explains the benefits of living in a LEED-certified home from homeowners that are doing so.
Many LEED for Homes projects use deconstruction. Come to an affordable ($25.00!) full-day workshop that will examine new business and employment opportunities springing up in Northern Illinois and nationally connected […]
Want to see the first single-family home in Illinois to achieve LEED certification? A special tour has been arranged for this LEED Silver home on Saturday, June 26, and spaces […]
Join USGBC for an important, free educational program – bringing you the tools you need to understand the intersection between green building and affordable housing. And then leverage the local incentives supporting sustainable affordable housing.
Here is an event many LEED for Homes professionals may be interested in. Note: Early bird registration ends on Friday, May 21. Green/LEED Real Estate Conference – Grand Rapids Thinking […]
ATTN José Reyna
1451 Lake Drive SE, #6484
Grand Rapids, MI 49516
Tel: (616) 458-6733
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