A number of building professionals have questions about LEED for Homes. How feasible is it for single-family homes? Why certify through this rating system instead of through other LEED systems? How difficult is the documentation? What are the soft and hard costs associated with LEED for Homes?
To answer these questions and more, the Green Home Institute has put together a two and a half hour seminar to help builders, architects, real estate developers, and other professionals to learn about the LEED for Homes rating system. The first seminar offering will be Tuesday, December 1, 2009 in Chicago. Here are the details:
Title: Demystifying LEED for Homes for Building Professionals
An overview of the LEED for Homes rating system with specific focus on differences from other LEED rating systems. LEED for Homes covers major home renovations and new construction of single-family homes, multi-family apartments and condos, and mixed-use residential buildings. Learn how LEED homes are healthier, more comfortable and have lower utility bills. Common myths such as cost and complexity will be dispelled, and the benefits of the LEED for Homes rating system will be featured, using local Chicago projects as case studies.
Date: Tuesday Dec 1, 2009
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Chicago Center for Green Technology (CCGT)
445 N. Sacramento Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612
Cost: Only $20.00 $10.00