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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.
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.
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