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					                                                    Project Summary
                                         for a Completed LEED for Homes Project
Please submit this sheet, along with the completed documentation package, by e-mail, fax, or mail.

To:            USGBC, LEED for Homes                       From:
               c/o Clare Rosenberger
Fax:           202 - 828 - 5110                            Pages:
Phone:         202 - 828 - 7422                            Date:
or mail: U.S. Green Building Council, 1800 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036
or scan and e-mail: homes@committees.usgbc.org

Documentation Package
               Signed LEED for Homes Checklist                                  Signed Durability Inspection Checklist
               Signed Accountability Forms                                      Certification fee
               Signed Durability Evaluation Form


Project Information                                        Certifier Information
Project name                                               Provider Certifier
Project address(es)                                         Company
  City                                                     Green Rater
  Metro. Area                                               Company
  State

Project Team Information
Builder                                                    Other Team
Team Leader                                                Members

  Company
  Address
  Fax / email


Project Information
Type of building      (how to choose?)   Single detached   # of bedrooms:
Type of builder       (how to choose?)      Custom         Floor area (square feet):
# of homes:                                                Home Size Adjustment:                                   0
# of stories                                               EA pathway?                                      Performance
IECC climate zone                                          HERS Index (if any)                                    85
EPA radon zone


Recommended for Certification
I have evaluated this project's documentation              Name:
package and conducted the necessary QA/QC
procedures with the Green Rater, and I hereby              Company:
declare and affirm to USGBC that this project is           Signature:
ready to earn LEED for Homes certification, as per
the attached checklist.                                    Date:
                                                                                                                    LEED for Homes Project Checklist
                              for Homes                                              Builder Name:

                                                                                     Project Team Leader:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 LEED for Homes Project Checklist, Project Notes
                                                                                     Home Address (Street/City/State):

Project Description                                                                                                                          Adjusted Certification Thresholds                                                       This section was created to give project teams additional space to make internal notes on the progress of the project. It does not need to be used and it should not be submitted to USGBC. This
         Building Type: Single detached                                               Project type: Custom                                           Certified:          45.0                   Gold:    75.0                        section is unlocked, so project teams are welcome to make changes to the format as necessary. Any comments or directions provided below have not been created or endorsed by the US Green
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Building Council.
        # of Bedrooms: 0                                                               Floor Area: 0                                                     Silver:         60.0              Platinum:     90.0

         Project Point Total                                                                                     Final Credit Category Point Totals                                                                                  Date project began:
           Prelim: 0 + 0 maybe pts                      Final: 0                                                             ID: 0             SS:      0                      EA: 0                        EQ: 0                    Initiated by:

         Certification Level                                                                                                 LL: 0            WE: 0                           MR: 0                         AE: 0
           Prelim: Not Certified                        Final: Not Certified                                                         Min. Point Thresholds Not Met for Prelim. OR Final Rating

                                                                                                                                      0       0                                                                   0.0
     date last updated :                                                                                           Max Pts.          Preliminary Rating                                                         Project
       last updated by :                                                                                          Available        Y / Pts    Maybe         No                             Notes                 Points

Innovation & Design Process (ID)                         (Minimum 0 ID Points Required)                           Max: 11            Y:0      M:0                                                               Final: 0                  Credits                            Responsible Party               Last Updated                                                  Additional Notes

1. Integrated Project Planning                                                                                                        0          0                                                                  0                ID 1. Integrated Project Planning
           1.1 Preliminary Rating                                                                                   Prereq.                                                                                                                                  1.1

                 Target performance tier:                                        .
           1.2   Integrated Project Team (meet all of the following)                                                     1            0          0                                                                  0                                        1.2

                   a) Individuals or organizations with necessary capabilities                                      c) Regular meetings held with project team

                   b) All team members involved in various project phases
           1.3   Professional Credentialed with Respect to LEED for Homes                                                1            0          0                 unavailable until further notice                 0                                        1.3

           1.4   Design Charrette                                                                                        1            0          0                                                                  0                                        1.4

           1.5   Building Orientation for Solar Design (meet all of the following)                                       1            0          0                                                                  0                                        1.5

                   a) Glazing area on north/south walls 50% greater than on east/west walls                         c) At least 450 sq. ft. of south-facing roof area, oriented for solar applications

                   b) East-west axis is within 15 degrees of due east-west                                          d) 90% of south-facing glazing is shaded in summer, unshaded in winter

2. Quality Management for Durability                                                                                                                                                                                                 ID 2. Quality Mgmt for Durability
           2.1 Durability Planning (meet all of the following)                                                      Prereq.                                                                                                                                  2.1

                   a) Durability evaluation completed                                                               d) Durability strategies incorporated into project documentation
                   b) Strategies developed to address durability issues                                             e) Durability measures listed in durability inspection checklist
                   c) Moisture control measures from Table 1 incorporated

           2.2   Durability Management (meet one of the following)                                                  Prereq.                                                                                                                                  2.2

                   Builder has a quality management process in place                                                Builder conducted inspection using durability inspection checklist

           2.3   Third-Party Durability Management Verification                                                          3            0          0                                                                  0                                        2.3




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3. Innovative or Regional Design                                                                                                                                                                     3. Innovative or Regional Design
           3.1   Innovation 1 (ruling #):                                                    1             0           0                                                           0                                        3.1

           3.2   Innovation 2 (ruling #):                                                    1             0           0                                                           0                                        3.2

           3.3   Innovation 3 (ruling #):                                                    1             0           0                                                           0                                        3.3

           3.4   Innovation 4 (ruling #):                                                    1             0           0                                                           0                                        3.4


Location & Linkages (LL)                  (Minimum 0 LL Points Required)                 Max: 10         Y:0        M:0                                                         Final: 0                  Credits                       Responsible Party   Last Updated   Additional Notes

1. LEED for Neighborhood Development                                                                        0          0                                                               0             LL 1. LEED for Neighborhood Development
           1   LEED for Neighborhood Development                                            10             0           0                                                           0                                        1

2. Site Selection                                                                                                                                                                                    LL 2. Site Selection
            2    Site Selection (meet all of the following)                                  2             0           0                                                           0                                        2

                    a) Built above 100-year floodplain defined by FEMA                    d) Not built on land that was public parkland prior to acquisition
                    b) Not built on habitat for threatened or endangered species          e) Not built on land with prime soils, unique soils, or soils of state significance
                    c) Not built within 100 ft of water, including wetlands


3. Preferred Locations                                                                                                                                                                               LL 3. Preferred Locations
           3.1   Edge Development                                                            1             0           0                                                           0                                        3.1

    OR     3.2   Infill                                                                      2             0           0                                                           0                                        3.2

AND/OR     3.3   Previously Developed                                                        1             0           0                                                           0                                        3.3

4. Infrastructure                                                                                                                                                                                    LL 4. Infrastructure
            4    Existing Infrastructure                                                     1             0           0                                                           0                                        4

5. Community Resources / Transit                                                                                                                                                                     LL 5. Community Resources
           5.1   Basic Community Resources / Transit (meet one of the following)             1             0           0                                                           0                                        5.1

                    a) Within 1/4 mile of 4 basic community resources                     c) Within 1/2 mile of transit services providing 30 rides per weekday
                    b) Within 1/2 mile of 7 basic community resources

    OR     5.2   Extensive Community Resources / Transit (meet one of the following)         2             0           0                                                           0                                        5.2

                    a) Within 1/4 mile of 7 basic community resources                     c) Within 1/2 mile of transit services providing 60 rides per weekday
                    b) Within 1/2 mile of 11 basic community resources

    OR     5.3   Outstanding Community Resources / Transit (meet one of the following)       3             0           0                                                           0                                        5.3

                    a) Within 1/4 mile of 11 basic community resources                    c) Within 1/2 mile of transit services providing 125 rides per weekday
                    b) Within 1/2 mile of 14 basic community resources

6. Access to Open Space                                                                                                                                                                              LL 6. Access to Open Space
            6    Access to Open Space                                                        1             0           0                                                           0                                        6




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Sustainable Sites (SS)               (Minimum 5 SS Points Required)                                   Max: 22         Y:0        M:0                                             Final: 0                  Credits                        Responsible Party   Last Updated   Additional Notes

1. Site Stewardship                                                                                                     0          0                                                0                 SS 1. Site Stewardship
           1.1   Erosion Controls During Construction (meet all of the following)                      Prereq.                                                                                                             1.1

                   a) Stockpile and protect disturbed topsoil from erosion.                            d) Provide swales to divert surface water from hillsides
                   b) Control the path and velocity of runoff with silt fencing or equivalent.         e) Use tiers, erosion blankets, compost blankets, etc. on sloped areas.
                   c) Protect sewer inlets, streams, and lakes with straw bales, silt fencing, etc.

           1.2   Minimize Disturbed Area of Site (meet the appropriate requirements)                      1             0          0                                                0                                      1.2
                 Where the site is not previously developed, meet all the following:
                   a) Develop tree / plant preservation plan with "no-disturbance" zones
                   b) Leave 40% of buildable lot area, not including area under roof, undisturbed

           OR Where the site is previously developed, meet all the following:
                   c) Develop tree / plant preservation plan with "no-disturbance" zones AND
                      Rehabilitate lot; undo soil compaction and remove invasive plants AND
                      Meet the requirements of SS 2.2

           OR      d) Build on a lot of 1/7 acre or less, or 7 units per acre.

2. Landscaping                                                                                                                                                                                        SS 2. Landscaping
         2.1 No Invasive Plants                                                                        Prereq.                                                                                                             2.1

           2.2   Basic Landscaping Design (meet all of the following)                                     2             0          0                                                0                                      2.2

                   a) Any turf must be drought-tolerant.                                               d) Add mulch or soil amendments as appropriate.
                   b) Do not use turf in densely shaded areas.                                         e) All compacted soil must be filled to at least 6 inches.
                   c) Do not use turf in areas with slope of 25%

AND/OR     2.3   Limit Conventional Turf                                                                  3             0          0                                                0                                      2.3

                  100%     Percentage of designed landscape softscape area that is turf

AND/OR     2.4   Drought-Tolerant Plants                                                                  2             0          0                                                0                                      2.4

                   0%      Percentage of installed plants that are drought-tolerant

    OR     2.5   Reduce Overall Irrigation Demand by at Least 20%                                         6             0          0                                                0                                      2.5

                   0%      Percentage reduction in estimated irrigation water demand

3. Reduce Local Heat Island Effects                                                                                                                                                                   SS 3. Reduce Local Heat Island Effects
            3    Reduce Local Heat Island Effects (meet one of the following)                             1             0          0                                                0                                          3

                   a) Locate trees / plantings to provide shade for 50% of hardscapes                  b) Install light-colored, high-albedo materials for 50% of hardscapes




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4. Surface Water Management                                                                                                                                                                                  SS 4. Surface Water Management
           4.1   Permeable Lot                                                                               4             0           0                                                   0                                      4.1

                   0%      vegetative landscape
                   0%      permeable paving

                   0%      impermeable surfaces directed to infiltration features
                  100% other impermeable surfaces

           4.2   Permanent Erosion Controls (meet one of the following)                                      1             0           0                                                   0                                      4.2

                   a) For portions of lot on steep slope, use terracing and retaining walls               b) Plant trees, shrubs, or groundcover

           4.3   Management of Runoff from Roof (meet any, see Rating System for pts)                        2             0           0                                                   0                                      4.3

                   a) Install permanent stormwater controls to manage runoff from the home                c) Install vegetated roof to cover 100% of roof area
                   b) Install vegetated roof to cover 50% of roof area                                    d) Have lot designed by professional to manage runoff from home on-site


5. Nontoxic Pest Control                                                                                                                                                                                     SS 5. Nontoxic Pest Control
            5    Pest Control Alternatives (meet any of the following, 1/2 pt each)                            2          0         0                                                      0                                       5
                                                                                                        e) In 'moderate' to 'very heavy' termite risk areas:
                   a) Keep all wood at least 12" above soil
                                                                                                          i) Treat all cellulosic material with borate product to 3' above foundation
                   b) Seal external cracks, joints, etc. with caulking and install pest-proof screens
                                                                                                          ii) Install sand or diatomaceous earth barrier
                   c) Include no wood-to-concrete connections, or separate connections with dividers
                                                                                                          iii) Install steel mesh barrier termite control system
                   d) Install landscaping so mature plants are 24" from home
                                                                                                          iv) Install non-toxic termite bait system
                                                                                                          v) Use noncellulosic wall structure
                                                                                                          vi) Use solid concrete foundation walls or pest-proof masonry wall design

6. Compact Development                                                                                                                                                                                       SS 6. Compact Development
           6.1   Moderate Density                                                                            2             0           0                                                   0                                      6.1

    OR     6.2   High Density                                                                                3             0           0                                                   0                                      6.2

    OR     6.3   Very High Density                                                                           4             0           0                                                   0                                      6.3


Water Efficiency (WE)               (Minimum 3 WE Points Required)                                       Max: 15         Y:0        M:0                                                 Final: 0                  Credits                     Responsible Party   Last Updated   Additional Notes

1. Water Reuse                                                                                                              0          0                                                   0                 WE 1. Water Reuse
           1.1   Rainwater Harvesting System                                                                 4             0           0                                                   0                                      1.1

                   0%      Percentage of roof area used for harvesting

                                                    Application
AND/OR     1.2   Graywater Reuse System                                                                      1             0           0                                                   0                                      1.2

    OR     1.3   Use of Municipal Recycled Water System                                                      3             0           0                                                   0                                      1.3




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2. Irrigation System                                                                                                                                                                               WE 2. Irrigation System
           2.1    High-Efficiency Irrigation System (meet any of the following, 1 pt each)           3              0          0                                                 0                                       2.1

                    a) Irrigation system designed by EPA Water Sense certified professional       g) Install timer or controller for each watering zone
                    b) Irrigation system with head-to-head coverage                               h) Install pressure-regulating devices
                    c) Install central shut-off valve                                             i) High-efficiency nozzles with distribution uniformity of at least 0.70.
                    d) Install submeter for the irrigation system                                 j) Check valves in heads

                    e) Use drip irrigation for 50% of planting beds                               k) Install moisture sensor or rain delay controller
                    f) Create separate zones for each type of bedding

AND/OR     2.2    Third-party Inspection                                                             1              0          0                                                 0                                       2.2

           2.3    Reduce Overall Irrigation Demand by at Least 45%                                   4              0          0                                                 0                                       2.3

                    Full points earned in SS 2.3

                    0%       Percentage reduction in estimated irrigation water demand

3. Indoor Water Use                                                                                                                                                                                WE 3. Indoor Water Use
           3.1    High-Efficiency Fixtures and Fittings (meet any of the following, 1 pt each)       3              0          0                                                 0                                       3.1

                    a) Average flow rate of lavatory faucets is ≤ 2 gpm                           c) Average flow rate for all toilets is ≤ 1.3 gpf; OR
                    b) Average flow rate for all showers is ≤ 2.0 gpm per stall                      Toilets are dual-flush; OR
                                                                                                     Toilets meet the EPA Water Sense specification
           3.2    Very High-Efficiency Fixtures and Fittings (meet any, 2 pts each)                  6              0          0                                                 0                                       3.2

                    a) Average flow rate of lavatory faucets is ≤ 1.5 gpm; OR                     b) Average flow rate for all showers ≤ 1.75 gpm per stall
                         Lavatory faucets meet the EPA Water Sense specification                  c) Average flow rate for all toilets is ≤ 1.1 gpf


Energy & Atmosphere (EA)                      (Minimum 0 EA Points Required)                     Max: 38          Y:0        M:0                                              Final: 0                  Credits                        Responsible Party   Last Updated   Additional Notes

1. Optimize Energy Performance                                                                                     0.0        0.0                                               0.0                EA 1. Optimize Energy Performance
           1.1    Performance of ENERGY STAR for Homes                                            Prereq.                                                                                                                1.1

           1.2    Exceptional Energy Performance                                                    34              0          0                                                 0                                       1.2

                    0        IECC climate zone                        85          HERS Index

7. Water Heating                                                                                                                                                                                   EA 7. Water Heating
           7.1    Efficient Hot Water Distribution System (meet one of the following)                2              0          0                                                 0                                       7.1

                    a) Structured plumbing system                                                 c) Compact design of conventional system
                    b) Central manifold distribution system

           7.2    Pipe Insulation                                                                    1              0          0                                                 0                                       7.2

11. Residential Refrigerant Management                                                                                                                                                             EA 11. Residential Refrigerant Management
           11.1   Refrigerant Charge Test                                                         Prereq.                                                                                                                11.1

           11.2   Appropriate HVAC Refrigerants (meet one of the following)                          1              0          0                                                 0                                       11.2

                    a) Use no refrigerants                                                        c) Use refrigerants that complies with global warming potential equation
                    b) Use non-HCFC refrigerants




         US Green Building Council                                                                                                                                                       Page 7 of 67                                                                                        May 12, 2008
Materials & Resources (MR)                     (Minimum 2 MR Points Required)                         Max: 16         Y:0        M:0                                                                  Final: 0                  Credits                       Responsible Party   Last Updated   Additional Notes

1. Material-Efficient Framing                                                                                           0          0                                                                     0                 MR 1. Material-Efficient Framing
           1.1   Framing Order Waste Factor                                                            Prereq.                                                                                                                                   1.1

           1.2   Detailed Framing Documents                                                               1             0          0                                                                     0                                       1.2

           1.3   Detailed Cut List and Lumber Order                                                       1             0          0                                                                     0                                       1.3

                   Requirements of MR 1.2 have been met                                                Detailed cut list and lumber order corresponding to framing plans or scopes

AND/OR     1.4   Framing Efficiencies (meet any of the following, see Rating System for pts)              3             0          0                                                                     0                                       1.4

                   Precut framing packages                                                             Stud spacing greater than 16" on center
                   Open-web floor trusses                                                              Ceiling joist spacing greater than 16" on center
                   Structural insulated panel walls                                                    Floor joist spacing greater than 16" on center
                   Structural insulated panel roof                                                     Roof rafter spacing greater than 16" on center
                   Structural insulated panel floors                                                   Two of the following: Size headers for loads; ladder blocking; drywall clips; 2-stud corners

    OR     1.5   Off-site Fabrication (meet one of the following)                                         4             0          0                                                                     0                                       1.5

                   a) Panelized construction                                                           b) Modular, prefabricated construction

2. Environmentally Preferable Products                                                                                                                                                                                     MR 2. Environmentally Preferable Products
           2.1   FSC Certified Tropical Wood (meet both of the following)                              Prereq.                                                                                                                                   2.1

                   a) Provide wood suppliers with a notice of preference for FSC-certified products    b) Only use tropical wood that is FSC-certified

           2.2   Environmentally Preferable Products (meet any, 1/2 pt each)                              8             0          0                                                                     0                                       2.2

                 Assembly : component                                      (a) EPP                                          (b) Low emission                           (c) Local production
                      Exterior wall: framing                                              type:
                      Exterior wall: siding or masonry                                    type:
                      Floor: flooring                                          (45%)      type:                                           90% hard flooring                                 (45%)
                      Floor: flooring                                          (90%)      type:                                           SCS FloorScore                                    (90%)
                      Floor: carpet                                                       type:                                           Green Label Plus
                      Floor: framing                                                      type:
                      Foundation: aggregate
                      Foundation: cement
                      Interior wall: framing                                              type:
                      Interior wall, ceiling: gypsum board
                      Interior wall, ceiling, millwork: paint
                      Landscape: decking or patio                                         type:
                      Other: cabinet                                                      type:
                      Other: counter                                                      type:
                      Other: door                                                         type:
                      Other : trim                                                        type:
                      Other : adhesive, sealant
                      Other : window frame                                                type:
                      Roof: framing
                      Roof: roofing
                      Roof, floor, wall: insulation
                      Roof, floor, wall (2 of 3): sheathing                               type:




         US Green Building Council                                                                                                                                                                               Page 8 of 67                                                                                       May 12, 2008
3. Waste Management                                                                                                                                                                                                          MR 3. Waste Management
          3.1   Construction Waste Management Planning (meet both of the following)                                 Prereq.                                                                                                                        3.1

                  a) Investigate local options for waste diversion                                                  b) Document diversion rate for construction waste

          3.2   Construction Waste Reduction (use one of the following methods)                                        3             0            0                                                        0                                       3.2

                  4.0      a) pounds waste / square foot                                                                              0
                 25.5         cubic yards waste / 1,000 square feet                                                                   0
                  0%       b) percentage of waste diverted                                                                            0

Indoor Environmental Quality (EQ)                       (Minimum 6 EQ Points Required)                            Max: 21          Y:0        M:0                                                       Final: 0                  Credits                    Responsible Party   Last Updated   Additional Notes

1. ENERGY STAR with Indoor Air Package                                                                                                0           0                                                        0                 EQ 1. ENERGY STAR w/ IAP
           1    ENERGY STAR with Indoor Air Package                                                                   13             0            0                                                        0                                          1

2. Combustion Venting                                                                                                                                                                                                        EQ 2. Combustion Venting
          2.1   Basic Combustion Venting Measures (meet all of the following)                                       Prereq.                                                                                                                        2.1

                  a) no unvented combustion appliances                                                              d) space, water heating equipment designed with closed combustion; OR
                  b) carbon monoxide monitors on each floor                                                            space and water heating equipment has power-vented exhaust; OR
                  c) all fireplaces and woodstoves have doors                                                          space and water heating equipment located in detached or open-air facility; OR
                                                                                                                       no space- or water-heating equipment with combustion

          2.2   Enhanced Combustion Venting Measures (meet one of the following)                                       2             0            0                                                        0                                       2.2

                Type of Fireplace or stove                                Better practice (1 pt)                                                      Best practice (2 pts)
                                                                                                                                                      (must also meet Better Practice)
                     None                                                                                                                                 granted automatically
                     Masonry wood-burning fireplace                             masonry heater                                                            back-draft potential test
                     Factory-built wood-burning fireplace                       listed by testing lab and meets EPA standards                             back-draft potential test
                     Woodstove and fireplace insert                             listed by testing lab and meets EPA standards                             back-draft potential test
                     Natural gas, propane, or alcohol stove                     listed, power- or direct-vented, fixed doors                              electronic pilot
                     Pelle stove                                                EPA certified or meets safety requirements                                power- or direct-venting

3. Moisture Control                                                                                                                                                                                                          EQ 3. Moisture Control
           3    Moisture Load Control (meet one of the following)                                                      1             0            0                                                        0                                          3

                  a) Additional dehumidification system                                                             b) Central HVAC system equipped with additional dehumidification mode

4. Outdoor Air Ventilation                                                                                                                                                                                                   EQ 4. Outdoor Air Ventilation
          4.1   Basic Outdoor Air Ventilation (meet one of the following)                                           Prereq.                                                                                                                        4.1

                  a) Located in a climate with ≤ 4,500 infiltration degree days                                     c) Intermittent ventilation
                  b) Continuous ventilation                                                                         d) Passive ventilation
          4.2   Enhanced Outdoor Air Ventilation (meet one of the following)                                           2             0            0                                                        0                                       4.2

                  a) In climates with ≤ 4,500 infiltration degree days, install active ventilation system           b) Install heat recovery system
          4.3   Third-Party Performance Testing                                                                        1             0            0                                                        0                                       4.3




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5. Local Exhaust                                                                                                                                                                             EQ 5. Local Exhaust
           5.1     Basic Local Exhaust (meet all of the following)                                   Prereq.                                                                                                       5.1

                     a) Bathroom and kitchen exhaust meets ASHRAE Std. 62.2 air flow requirement     c) Air exhausted to outdoors
                     b) Fans and ducts designed and installed to ASHRAE Std. 62.2                    d) ENERGY STAR labeled bathroom exhaust fans
           5.2     Enhanced Local Exhaust (meet one of the following)                                   1             0          0                                             0                                   5.2

                     a) Occupancy sensor                                                             c) Automatic timer tied to switch
                     b) Automatic humidistat controller                                              d) Continuously operating exhaust fan
           5.3     Third-Party Performance Testing                                                      1             0          0                                             0                                   5.3

6. Distribution of Space Heating and Cooling                                                                                                                                                 EQ 6. Distribution of Space Heating and Cooling
           6.1     Room-by-Room Load Calculations                                                    Prereq.                                                                                                       6.1

           6.2     Return Air Flow / Room-by-Room Controls (meet one of the following)                  1        0      0                                                      0                                   6.2
                   A. Forced-Air Systems                                                           B. Nonducted HVAC Systems
                     a) Return air opening of 1 sq. inch per cfm of supply                           Flow control valves on every radiator
                     b) Limited pressure differential between closed room and adjacent spaces

           6.3     Third-Party Performance Test / Multiple Zones (meet one of the following)            2        0      0                                                      0                                   6.3
                   A. Forced-Air Systems                                                           B. Nonducted HVAC Systems
                     Have supply air flow rates in each room tested and confirmed                    Install at least two distinct zones with independent thermostat control

7. Air Filtering                                                                                                                                                                             EQ 7. Air Filtering
           7.1     Good Filters                                                                      Prereq.                                                                                                       7.1

           7.2     Better Filters                                                                       1             0          0                                             0                                   7.2

    OR     7.3     Best Filters                                                                         2             0          0                                             0                                   7.3

8. Contaminant Control                                                                                                                                                                       EQ 8. Contaminant Control
           8.1     Indoor Contaminant Control during Construction                                       1             0          0                                             0                                   8.1

           8.2     Indoor Contaminant Control (meet any of the following, 1 pt each)                    2             0          0                                             0                                   8.2

                     a) Design and install permanent walk-off mats at each entry                     c) Install central vacuum system with exhaust to ourdoors
                     b) Design shoe removal and storage space near primary entryway

           8.3     Preoccupancy Flush                                                                   1             0          0                                             0                                   8.3

9. Radon Protection                                                                                                                                                                          EQ 9. Radon Protection
           9.1     Radon-Resistant Construction in High-Risk Areas                                   Prereq.                                                                                                       9.1

           9.2     Radon-Resistant Construction in Moderate-Risk Areas                                  1             0          0                                             0                                   9.2




         US Green Building Council                                                                                                                                                 Page 10 of 67                                               May 12, 2008
10. Garage Pollutant Protection                                                                                                                                                                         EQ 10. Garage Pollutant Protection
           10.1   No HVAC in Garage                                                                Prereq.                                                                                                                   10.1

           10.2   Minimize Pollutants from Garage (meet all of the following)                         2          0       0                                                             0                                     10.2
                  a) In conditioned spaces above garage:                                        b) In conditioned spaces next to garage
                    Seal all penetrations and connecting floor and ceiling joist bays              Weather-strip all doors
                    Paint walls and ceilings of shared walls, including garage                     carbon monoxide detectors in rooms that share a door with garage
                                                                                                   Seal all penetrations and cracks at the base of walls

AND/OR     10.3   Exhaust Fan in Garage (meet one of the following)                                   1             0          0                                                       0                                     10.3

                    a) Fan runs continuously                                                       b) Fan designed with automatic timer control
    OR     10.4   Detached Garage or No Garage                                                        3             0          0                                                       0                                     10.4


Awareness & Education (AE)                      (Minimum 0 AE Points Required)                    Max: 3          Y:0        M:0                                                   Final: 0                   Credits                        Responsible Party   Last Updated   Additional Notes

1. Education of the Homeowner or Tenant                                                                             0          0                                                       0                AE 1. Education of Home Owner / Tenant
           1.1    Basic Operations Training (meet both of the following)                           Prereq.                                                                                                                   1.1

                    a) Operations and training manual                                              b) One-hour walkthrough with occupant(s)
           1.2    Enhanced Training                                                                   1             0          0                                                       0                                     1.2

           1.3    Public Awareness (meet three of the following)                                      1             0          0                                                       0                                     1.3

                     a) Open house on at least four weekends                                       c) Newspaper article on the project
                     b) Website about features and benefits of LEED homes                          d) Display LEED signage on the exterior of the home

2. Education of the Building Manager                                                                                                                                                                    AE 2. Education of the Building Manager
            2     Education of the Building Manager (meet both of the following)                      1             0          0                                                       0                                      2

                     a) Operations and training manual                                             b) One-hour walkthrough with building manager



By affixing my signature below, the undersigned does hereby declare and affirm to the USGBC that the LEED for Homes requirements, as specified in the LEED for Homes Rating System, have
been met for the indicated credits and will, if audited, provide the necessary supporting documents.

                              Project Team Leader                                                                   Company
                                                Signature                                                                    Date

By affixing my signature below, the undersigned does hereby declare and affirm to the USGBC that the required inspections and performance testing for the LEED for Homes requirements, as
specified in the LEED for Homes Rating System, have been completed, and will provide the project documentation file, if requested.

                                           Green Rater                                                              Company
                                                Signature                                                                    Date

By affixing my signature below, the undersigned does hereby declare and affirm to the USGBC that the required inspections and performance testing for the LEED for Homes requirements, as
specified in the LEED for Homes Rating System, have been completed, and will provide the project documentation file, if requested.

                                  Provider's Certifier                                                              Company
                                                Signature                                                                    Date




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                                                                                                               LEED for Homes Project Checklist
                                                                                         Addendum: Prescriptive Approach for Energy and Atmosphere (EA) Credits
                                 for Homes

Points cannot be earned in both the Prescriptive (below) and the Performance                                     Max Pts.         Preliminary Rating                                          Project
paths of the EA section.                                                                                         Available      Y / Pts    Maybe        No                            Notes   Points

Energy & Atmosphere (EA)                        (Minimum 0 EA Points Required)                                   Max: 38         Y:0        M:0                                               Final: 0                   Credits                       Responsible Party   Last Updated   Additional Notes

2. Insulation                                                                                                                                                                                                      EA 2. Insulation
            2.1   Basic Insulation (meet both of the following)                                                   Prereq.                                                                                                                   2.1

                      a) Insulation meets R-value requirements of IECC                                            b) Insulation meets HERS Grade II specifications for installation
            2.2   Enhanced Insulation (meet both of the following)                                                   2             0          0                                                  0                                          2.2

                      a) Insulation exceeds R-value requirements of IECC by 5%                                    b) Insulation meets HERS Grade I specifications for installation

3. Air Infiltration                                                                                                                                                                                                EA 3. Air Infiltration
            3.1   Reduced Envelope Leakage                                                                        Prereq.                                                                        0                                          3.1

                               Air leakage rate in ACH50
            3.2   Greatly Reduced Envelope Leakage                                                                   2             0          0                                                  0                                          3.2

    OR      3.3   Minimal Envelope Leakage                                                                           3             0          0                                                  0                                 OR       3.3

4. Windows                                                                                                                                                                                                         EA 4. Windows
            4.1   Good Windows (meet all of the following)                                                        Prereq.                                                                                                                   4.1

                      a) Windows and glass doors meet ENERGY STAR BOP window specifications                       b) Skylight glazing area is ≤ 3% of floor area AND
                                                                                                                     Skylights meet ENERGY STAR requirements for skylights

            4.2   Enhanced Windows                                                                                   2             0          0                                                  0                                          4.2

    OR      4.3   Exceptional Windows                                                                                3             0          0                                                  0                                 OR       4.3

5. Heating and Cooling Distribution System                                                                                                                                                                         EA 5. Heating and Cooling Distribution
            5.1   Reduced Distribution Losses (meet all of the following, as appropriate)                         Prereq.                                                                                                                   5.1
                  A. Forced-Air Systems                                                                         B. Nonducted HVAC Systems
                      a) Duct leakage of ≤ 4.0 CFM at 25 Pascals per 100 sq.ft.                                   At least R-3 insulation around pipes in unconditioned spaces
                      b) No ducts in exterior walls unless extra insulation is added
                      c) At least R-6 insulation around ducts in unconditioned spaces

            5.2   Greatly Reduced Distribution Losses (meet the following, as appropriate)                           2        0      0                                                           0                                          5.2
                  A. Forced-Air Systems                                                                         B. Nonducted HVAC Systems
                      Duct leakage of ≤ 3.0 CFM at 25 Pascals per 100 sq.ft.                                      Keep the boiler and pipes entirely within conditioned envelope

    OR      5.3   Minimal Distribution Losses (meet one of the following, as appropriate)                            3        0      0                                                           0                                          5.3
                  A. Forced-Air Systems                                                                         B. Nonducted HVAC Systems
                      a) Duct leakage of ≤ 1.0 CFM at 25 Pascals per 100 sq.ft.                                   Outdoor reset control to set distribution temp. based on outdoor temp.                                           OR
                      b) Air-handler and all ductwork is within conditioned envelope and EA 3.3 is met
                      c) Air-handler and all ductwork visibly within conditioned spaces (not in walls, etc.)




         US Green Building Council                                                                                                                                                                       Page 12 of 67                                                                                       May 12, 2008
6. Space Heating and Cooling Equipment                                                                                                                                                                                 EA 6. Space Heating and Cooling Equipment
          6.1    Good HVAC Design and Installation (meet all of the following)                                   Prereq.                                                                                                                     6.1

                    a) Design and size HVAC equipment using ACCA Manual J or equivalent                          c) Install ENERGY STAR programmable thermostat OR
                    b) Install efficient heating and cooling equipment (see Table)                                  Heat pump or hydronic installed and exempted from part (c)

                                                                 Type of HVAC

                           Cooling efficiency (SEER / EER)                                       Heating Efficiency (AFUE / HSPF / COP)
          6.2    High-Efficiency HVAC                                                                               2             0          0                                                         0                                     6.2

   OR     6.3    Very High Efficiency HVAC                                                                          3             0          0                                                         0                            OR       6.3

7. Water Heating                                                                                                                                                                                                       EA 7. Water Heating
          7.1    Efficient Hot Water Distribution System (meet one of the following)                                2             0          0                                                         0                                     7.1

                    a) Structured plumbing system                                                                c) Compact design of conventional system
                    b) Central manifold distribution system
          7.2    Pipe Insulation                                                                                    1             0          0                                                         0                                     7.2

          7.3    Efficient Domestic Hot Water Equipment                                                             3             0          0                                                         0                                     7.3

                                                                 Type of DHW system

                           Efficiency                            Solar: Percentage of annual DHW load

8. Lighting                                                                                                                                                                                                            EA 8. Lighting
          8.1    ENERGY STAR Lights                                                                              Prereq.                                                                                                                     8.1

          8.2    Improved Lighting (meet one of the following, see Rating System for pts)                          1.5            0          0                                                         0                                     8.2

                    a) Indoor lighting - 3 additional ENERGY STAR lights in high-use rooms                       b) Exterior lighting - motion sensor controls or integrated PV

   OR     8.3    Advanced Lighting Package (meet one of the following)                                              3             0          0                                                         0                                     8.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    OR
                    a) 60% of fixtures are ENERGY STAR fixtures                                                  b) 80% of lamps are ENERGY STAR CFLs

9. Appliances                                                                                                                                                                                                          EA 9. Appliances
          9.1    High-Efficiency Appliances (meet any, see Rating System for pts)                                   2             0          0                                                         0                                     9.1

                    a) ENERGY STAR labeled refrigerator                                                          c) ENERGY STAR labeled dishwasher using 6.0 gallons per cycle or less
                    b) ENERGY STAR labeled ceiling fans in living/family room and all bedrooms                   d) ENERGY STAR clothes washer

          9.2    Water-Efficiency Clothes Washer                                                                    1             0          0                                                         0                                     9.2

10. Renewable Energy                                                                                                                                                                                                   EA 10. Renewable Energy
          10     Renewable Energy System                                                                           10             0          0                                                         0.0                                   10

                                0                  Reference electric load, kWh/yr (based on HERS model)                                 0          Electricity supplied by renewable system, kWh/yr
                  0.0% Percentage of annual reference electric load met by renewable system                                        0.0        0.0

11. Residential Refrigerant Management                                                                                                                                                                                 EA 11. Residential Refrigerant Management
          11.1   Refrigerant Charge Test                                                                         Prereq.                                                                                                                     11.1

          11.2   Appropriate HVAC Refrigerants (meet one of the following)                                          1             0          0                                                         0                                     11.2

                   a) Use no refrigerants                                                                        c) Use refrigerants that complies with global warming potential equation
                   b) Use non-HCFC refrigerants




        US Green Building Council                                                                                                                                                                            Page 13 of 67                                         May 12, 2008
                                                                       LEED for Homes Simplified Project Checklist
                            for Homes               Builder Name:
                                                    Project Team Leader (if different):
                                                    Home Address (Street/City/State):


Project Description:                                                                                   Adjusted Certification Thresholds
    Building type: Single detached                              Project type: Custom                     Certified: 45.0                    Gold:    75.0

  # of bedrooms: 0                                                  Floor area: 0                          Silver: 60.0                  Platinum:   90.0


    Project Point Total                                                                Final Credit Category Total Points
         Prelim: 0 + 0 maybe pts                     Final: 0                             ID: 0             SS:    0              EA: 0                     EQ:   0
    Certification Level                                                                   LL: 0             WE: 0                 MR: 0                     AE:   0
         Prelim: Not Certified                       Final: Not Certified                       Min. Point Thresholds Not Met for Prelim. OR Final Rating

                                                                                                                                                 0      0         0
                    date last updated :                                                                                            Max           Project Points
                      last updated by :                                                                                           Points        Preliminary   Final
    Innovation and Design Process (ID)                                 (No Minimum Points Required)                                Max        Y/Pts Maybe   No    Y/Pts
1. Integrated Project Planning                1.1   Preliminary Rating                                                             Prereq
                                              1.2   Integrated Project Team                                                          1         0     0            0
                                              1.3   Professional Credentialed with Respect to LEED for Homes                         1         0     0            0
                                              1.4   Design Charrette                                                                 1         0     0            0
                                              1.5   Building Orientation for Solar Design                                            1         0     0            0
2. Durability Management                      2.1   Durability Planning                                                            Prereq
  Process                                     2.2   Durability Management                                                          Prereq
                                              2.3   Third-Party Durability Management Verification                                   3         0     0            0
3.Innovative or Regional                  @   3.1   Innovation #1                                                                    1         0     0            0
  Design                                  @   3.2   Innovation #2                                                                    1         0     0            0
                                          @   3.3   Innovation #3                                                                    1         0     0            0
                                          @   3.4   Innovation #4                                                                    1         0     0            0
                                                                                                     Sub-Total for ID Category:     11         0     0            0
    Location and Linkages (LL)                                      (No Minimum Points Required)                        OR         Max        Y/Pts Maybe   No    Y/Pts
1. LEED ND                                    1     LEED for Neighborhood Development                                  LL2-6        10         0     0            0
2. Site Selection                         @   2     Site Selection                                                                   2         0     0            0
3. Preferred Locations                        3.1   Edge Development                                                   LL 3.2        1         0     0            0
                                              3.2   Infill                                                                           2         0     0            0
                                              3.3   Previously Developed                                                             1         0     0            0
4. Infrastructure                             4     Existing Infrastructure                                                          1         0     0            0
5. Community Resources/                       5.1   Basic Community Resources / Transit                             LL 5.2, 5.3      1         0     0            0
     Transit                                  5.2   Extensive Community Resources / Transit                           LL 5.3         2         0     0            0
                                              5.3   Outstanding Community Resources / Transit                                        3         0     0            0
6. Access to Open Space                       6     Access to Open Space                                                             1         0     0            0
                                                                                                     Sub-Total for LL Category:     10         0     0            0
    Sustainable Sites (SS)                                           (Minimum of 5 SS Points Required)                  OR         Max        Y/Pts Maybe   No    Y/Pts
1. Site Stewardship                           1.1   Erosion Controls During Construction                                           Prereq
                                              1.2   Minimize Disturbed Area of Site                                                  1         0     0            0
2. Landscaping                            @   2.1   No Invasive Plants                                                             Prereq
                                          @   2.2   Basic Landscape Design                                             SS 2.5        2         0     0            0
                                          @   2.3   Limit Conventional Turf                                            SS 2.5        3         0     0            0
                                          @   2.4   Drought Tolerant Plants                                            SS 2.5        2         0     0            0
                                          @   2.5   Reduce Overall Irrigation Demand by at Least 20%                                 6         0     0            0
3. Local Heat Island Effects              @   3     Reduce Local Heat Island Effects                                                 1         0     0            0
4. Surface Water                          @   4.1   Permeable Lot                                                                    4         0     0            0
     Management                               4.2   Permanent Erosion Controls                                                       1         0     0            0
                                              4.3   Management of Run-off from Roof                                                  2         0     0            0
5. Nontoxic Pest Control                      5     Pest Control Alternatives                                                        2         0     0            0
6. Compact Development                        6.1   Moderate Density                                                SS 6.2, 6.3      2         0     0            0
                                              6.2   High Density                                                     SS 6.3          3         0     0            0
                                              6.3   Very High Density                                                                4         0     0            0
                                                                                                    Sub-Total for SS Category:      22         0     0            0




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                                LEED for Homes Simplified Project Checklist (continued)
                                                                                                                             Max       Project Points
                                                                                                                            Points    Preliminary   Final
     Water Efficiency (WE)                                      (Minimum of 3 WE Points Required)                OR          Max     Y/Pts Maybe   No   Y/Pts
1. Water Reuse                          1.1    Rainwater Harvesting System                                      WE 1.3        4      0      0            0
                                        1.2    Graywater Reuse System                                           WE 1.3        1      0      0            0
                                        1.3    Use of Municipal Recycled Water System                                         3      0      0            0
2. Irrigation System               @    2.1    High Efficiency Irrigation System                                WE 2.3        3      0      0            0
                                        2.2    Third Party Inspection                                           WE 2.3        1      0      0            0
                                   @    2.3    Reduce Overall Irrigation Demand by at Least 45%                               4      0      0            0
3. Indoor Water Use                     3.1    High-Efficiency Fixtures and Fittings                                          3      0      0            0
                                        3.2    Very High Efficiency Fixtures and Fittings                                     6      0      0            0
                                                                                            Sub-Total for WE Category:       15      0      0            0
     Energy and Atmosphere (EA)                                 (Minimum of 0 EA Points Required)                OR          Max     Y/Pts Maybe   No   Y/Pts
1. Optimize Energy Performance          1.1    Performance of ENERGY STAR for Homes                                         Prereq
                                        1.2    Exceptional Energy Performance                                                34      0      0            0
7. Water Heating                   @    7.1    Efficient Hot Water Distribution                                               2      0      0            0
                                        7.2    Pipe Insulation                                                                1      0      0            0
11. Residential Refrigerant             11.1   Refrigerant Charge Test                                                      Prereq
     Management                         11.2   Appropriate HVAC Refrigerants                                                  1      0      0            0
                                                                                               Sub-Total for EA Category:    38      0      0            0
     Materials and Resources           (MR)                       (Minimum of 2 MR Points Required)              OR          Max     Y/Pts Maybe   No   Y/Pts
1. Material-Efficient Framing           1.1    Framing Order Waste Factor Limit                                             Prereq
                                        1.2    Detailed Framing Documents                                       MR 1.5        1      0      0            0
                                        1.3    Detailed Cut List and Lumber Order                               MR 1.5        1      0      0            0
                                        1.4    Framing Efficiencies                                             MR 1.5        3      0      0            0
                                        1.5    Off-site Fabrication                                                           4      0      0            0
2. Environmentally Preferable      @    2.1    FSC Certified Tropical Wood                                                  Prereq
  Products                         @    2.2    Environmentally Preferable Products                                            8      0      0            0
3. Waste Management                     3.1    Construction Waste Management Planning                                       Prereq
                                        3.2    Construction Waste Reduction                                                   3      0      0            0
                                                                                            Sub-Total for MR Category:       16      0      0            0
     Indoor Environmental Quality (EQ)                      (Minimum of 6 EQ Points Required)                    OR          Max     Y/Pts Maybe   No   Y/Pts
1. ENERGY STAR with IAP                  1     ENERGY STAR with Indoor Air Package                                           13      0      0            0
2. Combustion Venting                   2.1    Basic Combustion Venting Measures                                 EQ 1       Prereq
                                        2.2    Enhanced Combustion Venting Measures                              EQ 1         2      0      0            0
3. Moisture Control                      3     Moisture Load Control                                             EQ 1         1      0      0            0
4. Outdoor Air Ventilation         @    4.1    Basic Outdoor Air Ventilation                                     EQ 1       Prereq
                                        4.2    Enhanced Outdoor Air Ventilation                                               2      0      0            0
                                        4.3    Third-Party Performance Testing                                   EQ 1         1      0      0            0
5. Local Exhaust                   @    5.1    Basic Local Exhaust                                               EQ 1       Prereq
                                        5.2    Enhanced Local Exhaust                                                         1      0      0            0
                                        5.3    Third-Party Performance Testing                                                1      0      0            0
6. Distribution of Space           @    6.1    Room-by-Room Load Calculations                                    EQ 1       Prereq
  Heating and Cooling                   6.2    Return Air Flow / Room by Room Controls                           EQ 1         1      0      0            0
                                        6.3    Third-Party Performance Test / Multiple Zones                     EQ 1         2      0      0            0
7. Air Filtering                        7.1    Good Filters                                                      EQ 1       Prereq
                                        7.2    Better Filters                                                   EQ 7.3        1      0      0            0
                                        7.3    Best Filters                                                                   2      0      0            0
8. Contaminant Control             @    8.1    Indoor Contaminant Control during Construction                    EQ 1         1      0      0            0
                                        8.2    Indoor Contaminant Control                                                     2      0      0            0
                                   @    8.3    Preoccupancy Flush                                                EQ 1         1      0      0            0
9. Radon Protection                @    9.1    Radon-Resistant Construction in High-Risk Areas                   EQ 1       Prereq
                                   @    9.2    Radon-Resistant Construction in Moderate-Risk Areas               EQ 1         1      0      0            0
10. Garage Pollutant Protection         10.1   No HVAC in Garage                                                EQ 1        Prereq
                                        10.2   Minimize Pollutants from Garage                                EQ 1, 10.4      2      0      0            0
                                        10.3   Exhaust Fan in Garage                                          EQ 1, 10.4      1      0      0            0
                                        10.4   Detached Garage or No Garage                                     EQ 1          3      0      0            0
                                                                                               Sub-Total for EQ Category:    21      0      0            0
     Awareness and Education (AE)                               (Minimum of 0 AE Points Required)                            Max     Y/Pts Maybe   No   Y/Pts
1. Education of the                @    1.1    Basic Operations Training                                                    Prereq
     Homeowner or Tenant           @    1.2    Enhanced Training                                                              1      0      0            0
                                        1.3    Public Awareness                                                               1      0      0            0
2. Education of Building
  Manager                          @     2     Education of Building Manager                                                  1      0      0            0

                                                                                               Sub-Total for AE Category:     3      0      0            0




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                                                                      LEED for Homes Simplified Project Checklist
                         for Homes                     Addendum: Prescriptive Approach for Energy and Atmosphere (EA) Credits


                                                                                                                           Max         Project Points
Points cannot be earned in both the Prescriptive (below) and the Performance Approach (pg 2) of the EA section.           Points    Preliminary       Final
     Energy and Atmosphere (EA)                                  (No Minimum Points Required)                     OR       Max     Y/Pts Maybe   No     Y/Pts
2. Insulation                             2.1   Basic Insulation                                                          Prereq
                                          2.2   Enhanced Insulation                                               *         2      0      0             0
3. Air Infiltration                       3.1   Reduced Envelope Leakage                                                  Prereq                        0
                                          3.2   Greatly Reduced Envelope Leakage                                            2      0      0             0
                                          3.3   Minimal Envelope Leakage                                      EA*3.2        3      0      0             0
4. Windows                                4.1   Good Windows                                                              Prereq
                                          4.2   Enhanced Windows                                                            2      0      0             0
                                          4.3   Exceptional Windows                                           EA 4.2        3      0      0             0
5. Heating and Cooling                    5.1   Reduced Distribution Losses                                               Prereq
     Distribution System                  5.2   Greatly Reduced Distribution Losses                                         2      0      0             0
                                          5.3   Minimal Distribution Losses                                   EA 5.2        3      0      0             0
6. Space Heating and Cooling         @    6.1   Good HVAC Design and Installation                                         Prereq
     Equipment                            6.2   High-Efficiency HVAC                                                        2      0      0             0
                                          6.3   Very High Efficiency HVAC                                     EA 6.2        4      0      0             0
7. Water Heating                     @    7.1   Efficient Hot Water Distribution                                            2      0      0             0
                                          7.2   Pipe Insulation                                                             1      0      0             0
                                          7.3   Efficient Domestic Hot Water Equipment                                      3      0      0             0
8. Lighting                               8.1   ENERGY STAR Lights                                                        Prereq
                                          8.2   Improved Lighting                                                           2      0      0             0
                                          8.3   Advanced Lighting Package                                     EA 8.2        3      0      0             0
9. Appliances                             9.1   High-Efficiency Appliances                                                  2      0      0             0
                                          9.2   Water-Efficient Clothes Washer                                              1      0      0             0
10. Renewable Energy                 @    10    Renewable Energy System                                                    10      0      0             0
11. Residential Refrigerant              11.1   Refrigerant Charge Test                                                   Prereq
 Management                              11.2   Appropriate HVAC Refrigerants                                               1      0      0             0
                                                                                             Sub-Total for EA Category:    38      0      0             0




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                      for Homes                                                        LEED for Homes Field Checklist

        Instructions
           Step 1: Complete the preliminary rating and fill out preliminary rating fields (columns m and n) in the Project Checklist.
           Step 2: Provider should complete pg.1 and check the boxes for when to verify each measure (pre-drywall vs. post-construction, see columns M & N).
           Step 3: Provider should hide rows for any measures that the project team is definitely not pursuing. These are indicated by a "N" in column A below.
           Step 4: Green Rater should initial each measure as it is verified in the field.

        Project Information
                            Provider:                                                         Project contact:

                    Green Rater:                                                               Home address:

                    Project name:                                                              Home address:

        Planned Inspections
                Date scheduled:                                        Date conducted:                                         Type:            pre-drywall

                Date scheduled:                                        Date conducted:                                         Type:            pre-drywall

                Date scheduled:                                        Date conducted:                                         Type:               final


              Special instructions
                  from Provider:



        Inspector Feedback
            Significant failures or
                        problems:




                 Additional notes:




         Inspector Signature:                                                                                                 Date:

          Site Rep. Signature:                                                                                                Date:


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                                                                                                    LEED for Homes
                         for Homes
                                                                                                     Field Checklist
                                                                                                                      pre-     post-    verified
              General Information                                                                                    drywall   const.   (initial)
                                                                                                                                                    inspector notes

              Home Size Adjustment
                 Number of rooms that could reasonably be used as a
                 bedroom:                                                                                              X

                  Estimated conditioned square footage:                                                                          X
Pursuing                                                                                                              pre-     post-    verified
 Credit?
              Innovation & Design Process (ID)                                                                       drywall   const.   (initial)
                                                                                                                                                    inspector notes

   N          ID Credit 1.5: Building Orientation for Solar Design
   N              Visually verified calculations or simulations associated with the credit.                            X
                  Glazing on north- and south-facing walls of the building is at least 50% greater than sum of
   N
                  glazing area on east- and west-facing walls.                                                         X

   N              The east-west axis of the building is within 15 degrees of due east-west.                            X
                  There is considerable south-facing roof area (~450 square feet) oriented appropriately for solar
   N
                  applications.                                                                                        X
                  Home includes shading devices, overhangs, etc. for south-facing glazing to provide much shading
   N
                  in summer and little shading in winter.                                                              X
   N          ID Credit 2.3: Third-party Durability Management Verification
   N              Used durability inspection checklist to verify durability measures in the home.                      X         X
   N       @ ID Credit 3.1: Innovation 1 (ruling #):
   N              to be input by the Provider                                                                                    X
   N       @ ID Credit 3.2: Innovation 2 (ruling #):
   N              to be input by the Provider                                                                                    X
   N       @ ID Credit 3.3: Innovation 3 (ruling #):
   N              to be input by the Provider                                                                                    X
   N       @ ID Credit 3.4: Innovation 4 (ruling #):
   N              to be input by the Provider                                                                                    X
Pursuing                                                                                                              pre-     post-    verified
 Credit?
              Location & Linkages (LL)                                                                               drywall   const.   (initial)
                                                                                                                                                    inspector notes

   N       @ LL Credit 2: Site Selection
   N              Land is not within 100 feet of any existing water bodies or wetlands.                                X


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                         for Homes
                                                                                                   Field Checklist
   N         LL Credit 3.1: Edge Development                                                                                                           inspector notes
   N              At least 25% of the perimeter of the lot borders previously developed land.                             X
   N         LL Credit 3.2: Infill
   N              At least 75% of the perimeter of the lot borders previously developed land.                             X
   N         LL Credit 3.3: Previously Developed
   N              Visually verified documentation to demonstrate that the lot was previously developed.                   X
   N         LL Credit 4: Existing Infrastructure
                 Visually verified documentation to demonstrate that the lot is within 1/2 mile of existing water and
   N
                 sewer service lines.                                                                                     X
   N         LL Credit 5.1 & 5.2 & 5.3: Community Resources / Transit
   N              Number of community resources within 1/4 mile:                                                          X
   N              Number of community resources within 1/2 mile:                                                          X
                       Types of
   N
                      community
                      resources:
   N

   N

   N         LL Credit 6: Access to Open Space
                 Home is within 1/2 mile of publicly accessible or community-based open space of at least 3/4
   N
                 acre.                                                                                                    X
Pursuing                                                                                                                 pre-     post-    verified
 Credit?
             Sustainable Sites (SS)                                                                                     drywall   const.   (initial)
                                                                                                                                                       inspector notes

   Y         SS Prerequisite 1.1: Erosion Controls During Construction

   Y              Erosion controls installed, including:                                                                  X         X
                  * disturbed topsoil stockpiled & protected from erosion; silt fencing to control path and
   Y                velocity of runoff;
                  * straw bales, silt sacks, rock filters, or comparable measures to protect storm sewer
                     inlets, streams and lakes;
   Y
                  * swales to divert surfact water from hillsides;
                  * tiers, erosion blankets, compost blankets, filters socks or comparable measures to
   Y                stabilize soil in sloped areas.

   N         SS Credit 1.2: Minimize Disturbed Area of Site
   N              There is a tree or plant preservation plan with "no-disturbance" zones on the lot.                      X
   N              Less than 40% of the buildable lot area (not including area under roof) is disturbed.                   X
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Y       @ SS Prerequisite 2.1: No Invasive Plants                                                                             inspector notes
                The list of plants being installed on the project does not include any plants from a list of regional
Y
                invasive plants.                                                                                          X
N          SS Credit 2.2: Basic Landscaping Design
N               No turf installed in densely shaded areas or slopes of 25% or more.                                       X
N               Mulch or soil amendments used around plant beds.                                                          X
N       @ SS Credit 2.3: Limit Conventional Turf
N               Visually verified that turf calculations are completed and reasonable.                                    X
N       @ SS Credit 2.4: Drought-tolerant Plants
N               Visually verified that planting calculations are completed and reasonable.                                X
                The list of plants being claimed credit for on the project match those from a list of regional drought-
N
                tolerant plants, or have been verified in some other way.                                                 X
N       @ SS Credit 2.5: Reduce Overall Irrigation Demand by at Least 20%
N               Visually verified that irrigation demand calculations are completed and reasonable.                       X
N               Type of irrigation system installed:                                                                      X
N               Any microclimate factors (shading, wind, etc.)                                                            X
N       @ SS Credit 3: Reduce Local Heat Island Effects
                Trees or plantings provided for shading of at least 50% of sidewalks, patios, and driveways within
N
                50 feet of the home.                                                                                      X
                At least 50% of sidewalks, patios, and driveways within 50 feet of the home are light-colored:
N
                white concrete, gray concrete, open pavers, or other light material.                                      X
N       @ SS Credit 4.1: Permeable Lot
N               Visually verify that irrigation demand calculations are completed and reasonable.                         X
N               There is permeable paving material installed.                                                             X
N               Permanent infiltration features (vegetated swales, rain gardens, etc.) are installed.                     X
N          SS Credit 4.2: Permanent Erosion Controls
N               Terracing or retaining walls were installed.                                                              X
                                               # of 5-gallon                            Estimated ft2 of
N                  # of trees:
                                                    shrubs:                         native groundcover
                                                                                                                          X

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   N       @ SS Credit 4.3: Management of Runoff from Roof                                                                                            inspector notes
   N              Permanent infiltration features (vegetated swales, rain gardens, etc.) are installed.                            X
   N              Vegetated roof installed on 100% of roof.                                                                        X
   N              Vegetated roof installed on approximately 50% of roof.                                                           X
   N         SS Credit 5: Pest Control Alternatives
   N              All wood (e.g. siding, trim, structures) is at least 12 inches above soil.                             X

   N              All external cracks, joints, penetrations, edges, and entry points are sealed with caulking. Where               X
                  openings cannot be sealed, rodent- and corrosion-proof screens are used. Exposed foundation
   N              insulation protected with moisture-resistant, pest-proof covers.

                  There are no wood-to-concrete connections (e.g. at posts, deck supports, stair stringers), or they
   N
                  are separated with metal or plastic fasteners or dividers.                                                       X

   N              Landscaping installed such that mature plants will be 2 feet from the home.                                      X
   N              Sand or diatomaceous earth barrier installed.                                                          X
   N              Steel mesh barrier termite control system installed.                                                   X
   N              Non-toxic termite bait system installed.                                                               X
   N              Non-cellulosic (i.e. not wood or straw) wall structure used.                                           X
                  Foundation walls are either solid concrete, masonry walls with top course of solid block bond
   N
                  beam, or concrete-filled block.                                                                        X
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             Water Efficiency (WE)                                                                                     drywall   const.   (initial)
                                                                                                                                                      inspector notes

   N         WE Credit 1.1: Rainwater Harvesting System

   N              Rainwater harvest system installed with roof capture and storage tank.                                           X

   N              Visually verified that rainwater capture calculations are completed and reasonable.                              X
   N         WE Credit 1.2: Graywater Reuse System
   N              Graywater reuse system installed.                                                                                X
   N              Visually verified that rainwater capture calculations are completed and reasonable.                              X
   N         WE Credit 1.3: Use of Municipal Recycled Water System

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   N              Separate pipes for municipal recycled water system installed and marked.                                   X                  inspector notes

   N       @ WE Credit 2.1: High-Efficiency Irrigation System
   N              Irrigation system installed with head-to-head coverage                                                     X
   N              Central shut-off valve installed                                                                           X
   N              Submeter installed for the irrigation system                                                               X
   N              At least 50% of the landscape area utilizes drip irrigation                                                X
   N              Separate zones used for each type of bedding area                                                          X
   N              Timer or controller installed to activate irrigation system at appropriate times                           X
   N              Pressure-regulating devices installed to maintain optimal pressure                                         X
   N              'check valves' are installed                                                                               X
   N              Moisture sensor controller or rain delay controller installed                                              X
   N          WE Credit 2.2: Third-Party Inspection
   N              All spray heads are operating and delivering water only to intended zones                                  X
   N              Any switches or shut-off valves are working properly                                                       X
   N              Any timers or controllers are set properly                                                                 X
   N              Any irrigation systems are located at least 2 feet from the home                                           X
   N              Irrigation spray does not hit the home                                                                     X
   N          WE Credit 3.1 & 3.2: High-Efficiency Fixtures and Fittings
   N              Flow rate of lavatory faucets (gallons per minute)                                                         X
   N              Flow rate of showerheads (gallons per minute)                                                              X
   N              Flow rate of toilets (gallons per flush)                                                                   X
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              Energy & Atmosphere (EA)                                                                           drywall   const.   (initial)
                                                                                                                                                inspector notes

   Y          EA Prerequisite 1.1: Performance of ENERGY STAR for Homes / Credit 1.2

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Y               Completed the Thermal Bypass Inspection Checklist (see form)                                   X        inspector notes

Y               Insulation R-values:                                                                           X
Y                       Wall:                           Attic:                     Foundation / Slab:

Y               Envelope leakage, in ACH 50:                                                                        X
Y               Window U-factor:                                            Window SHGC:                       X
Y               heating and cooling equipment type:                                                            X
Y               Duct leakage rate:                                                                                  X
Y               Visually verify ACCA Manual J or equivalent HVAC equipment sizing calculations.                X
                Heating and cooling equipment meets performance requirements of national ENERGY STAR
Y
                Builder Option Package.                                                                        X
                        Cooling efficiency                             Heating efficiency
Y
                          (SEER/HSPF):                               (AFUE/HSPF/COP):
                ENERGY STAR labeled programmable thermostat installed (unless heat pump or hydronic
Y
                system is installed)                                                                                X

Y               Hot water type (gas/electric; size, tank/tankless, etc.):                                      X
Y               Hot water heater efficiency (EF or CAE):                                                       X
Y               % of lighting fixtures that are ENERGY STAR labeled                                                 X
Y               All refrigerators are ENERGY STAR labeled.                                                          X

Y               At least one ENERGY STAR labeled ceiling fan in living or family room, and one per bedroom.         X

Y               All dishwashers are ENERGY STAR labeled, with 6.0 gallons/cycle or less.                            X
Y               All clothes washers are ENERGY STAR labeled.                                                        X
N          EA Prerequisite 2.1: Basic Insulation / Credit 2.2
N               Completed the Thermal Bypass Inspection Checklist (see form)                                   X
N               Insulation R-values (must exceed IECC minimum values)                                          X
N                       Wall:                           Attic:                     Foundation / Slab:


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N          EA Prerequisite 3.1: Reduced Envelope Leakage / Credit 3.2 / Credit 3.3                                         inspector notes
N               Blower door test result:                                                                               X
N          EA Prerequisite 4.1: Good Windows / Credit 4.2 / Credit 4.3
N               Window U-factor:                                          Window SHGC:                             X
N               Skylight glazing does not exceed 3%                                                                X
N               Estimated window area (ft2):                                                                       X
N          EA Prerequisite 5.1: Reduced Distribution Losses / Credit 5.2 / Credit 5.3
N               Equipment type:                                                                                    X
N               Duct leakage rate:                                                                                     X
N               No ducts installed in exterior walls; no wall cavities used as ductwork                            X
N               R-6 insulation around ducts in unconditioned space.                                                X
                Air-handler unit and all ductwork located within conditioned envelope, with some ductwork hidden
N
                behind walls, chases, floors, etc.                                                                 X

N               Air-handler unit and all ductwork located visibly within conditioned spaces.                       X
N       @ EA Prerequisite 6.1: Good HVAC Design and Installation / Credit 6.2 / Credit 6.3
N               Visually verify ACCA Manual J or equivalent HVAC equipment sizing calculations.                    X
                Heating and cooling equipment meets performance requirements of national ENERGY STAR
N
                Builder Option Package.                                                                            X
                        Cooling efficiency                             Heating efficiency
N
                          (SEER/HSPF):                               (AFUE/HSPF/COP):
                ENERGY STAR labeled programmable thermostat installed (unless heat pump or hydronic
N
                system is installed)                                                                                   X
                For ground-source heat pump systems: any piping designed to carry water that is well above or
N
                below the temperature setting in the home must have R-4 insulation.                                X
N       @ EA Credit 7.1: Efficient Hot Water Distribution System
N               Structured plumbing system installed with the following features:

N                       Demand-controlled circulation loop with R-4 insulation                                     X
N                       Estimated length of circulation loop (linear feet):                                        X

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                        Branch lines from the circ. loop to each fixture is no more than 10 feet long and 1/2-inch
N
                        nominal diameter                                                                               X       inspector notes

                        System includes push-button controls in each full bathroom and kitchen, and includes an
N
                        automatic pump shut-off.                                                                       X

N               Central manifold distribution system installed with the following features:

N                       Central manifold trunk is no more than 6 feet in length                                        X
N                       Central manifold trunk is insulated to at least R-4.                                           X
                        Estimated maximum length of any branch in linear feet to any
N
                        fixture:                                                                                       X

N                       Branch lines from the manifold are no more than 1/2-inch in nominal diameter.                  X
N               Compact design of conventional system installed with the following features:

                        Estimated maximum length of any branch in linear feet to any
N
                        fixture:                                                                                       X

N                       Branch lines are no more than 1/2-inch in nominal diameter.                                    X
N          EA Credit 7.2: Pipe Insulation
N               All domestic hot water piping is insulated with at least R-4 insulation.                               X
N          EA Credit 7.3: Efficient Domestic Hot Water Equipment
N               Hot water type (gas/electric; size, tank/tankless, etc.):                                                  X
N               Efficiency (EF or CAE):                                                                                    X
N          EA Prerequisite 8.1: ENERGY STAR Lights
               At least 4 ENERGY STAR labeled light fixtures or CFLs installed in high-use rooms (kitchen,
N
               dining room, living room, family room, hallways).                                                           X
N          EA Credit 8.2: Improved Lighting
               At least 3 additional ENERGY STAR labeled light fixtures or CFLs installed in high-use rooms (7
N
               total with the prerequisite).                                                                               X
                All exterior lighting has either motion sensors or integrated photovoltaic cells. Emergency lighting
N
                is exempt.                                                                                                 X
N          EA Credit 8.3: Advanced Lighting Package
N               At least 60% of lighting fixtures are ENERGY STAR labeled.                                                 X
N               At least 80% of the lamps are ENERGY STAR labeled.                                                         X

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   N              100% of ceiling fans are ENERGY STAR labeled, or no ceiling fans installed                                     X                  inspector notes

   N         EA Credit 9.1: High-Efficiency Appliances
   N              All refrigerators are ENERGY STAR labeled.                                                                     X

   N              At least one ENERGY STAR labeled ceiling fan in living or family room, and one per bedroom.                    X

   N              All dishwashers are ENERGY STAR labeled, with 6.0 gallons/cycle or less.                                       X
   N              All clothes washers are ENERGY STAR labeled.                                                                   X
   N         EA Credit 9.2: Water-Efficient Clothes Washer

   N              All clothes washers have modified energy factor greater than 2.0 and water factor less than 5.5.               X
   N       @ EA Credit 10: Renewable Energy System
   N              Renewable energy system installed on-site.                                                                     X
   N              Visually verified renewable energy system calculations.                                                        X
   Y         EA Prerequisite 11.1: Refrigerant Charge Test
   Y              Visually verified refrigerant charge test results.                                                             X
   N         EA Credit 11.2: Appropriate HVAC Refrigerants
   N              Visually verified type of refrigerant, using system manuals, equipment specs., etc.                            X
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             Materials & Resources (MR)                                                                              drywall   const.   (initial)
                                                                                                                                                    inspector notes

   Y         MR Prerequisite 1.1: Framing Order Waste Factor
   Y              Visually verified framing waste factor calculations                                                  X
   N         MR Credit 1.2: Detailed Framing Documents
                Visually verified detailed framing plans. Specific locations, spacing, and sizes of all framing
   N
                members in floors, walls, roof, and ceiling were indicated.                                            X
   N         MR Credit 1.3: Detailed Cut List and Lumber Order
   N              Visually verified detailed cut list and lumber order.                                                X
   N         MR Credit 1.4: Framing Efficiencies
   N              Precut framing package installed.                                                                    X


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N               Open-web floor trusses installed.                                                            X        inspector notes

N               SIP walls installed.                                                                         X
N               SIP roof installed.                                                                          X
N               SIP floors installed.                                                                        X
N               Stud spacing greater than 16" on center.                                                     X
N               Ceiling joists spaced greater than 16" on center.                                            X
N               Floor joists spaced greater than 16" on center.                                              X
N               Roof rafter spaced grater than 16" on center.                                                X
N               Headers sized for actual loads.                                                              X
N               Ladder blocking or drywall clips used.                                                       X
N               Two-stud corners used.                                                                       X
N          MR Credit 1.5: Off-site Fabrication

N               Panelized or modular, prefabricated construction for all wall, floor, and roof components.   X
Y       @ MR Prerequisite 2.1: FSC Certified Tropical Wood
Y               Visually verified wood supplier notice.                                                      X
N       @ MR Credit 2.2: Environmentally Preferable Products
                            Assembly: Component                      Specification                 Notes:

N                           Exterior wall: framing                  locally produced                         X    X
N                           Exterior wall: framing                  locally produced                         X    X
N                           Exterior wall: framing                  locally produced                         X    X
N                           Exterior wall: framing                  locally produced                         X    X
N                           Exterior wall: framing                  locally produced                         X    X
N                           Exterior wall: framing                  locally produced                         X    X
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   N                          Exterior wall: framing                 locally produced                                        X         X
   N                          Exterior wall: framing                 locally produced                                        X         X
   N                          Exterior wall: framing                 locally produced                                        X         X
   N                          Exterior wall: framing                 locally produced                                        X         X
   Y         MR Prerequisite 3.1: Construction Waste Management Planning / Credit 3.2
   Y              Visually verify documentation of local waste diversion options.                                                      X
   Y              Visually verify calculations of construction waste diversion rate.                                                   X
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             Indoor Environmental Quality (EQ)                                                                             drywall   const.   (initial)
                                                                                                                                                          inspector notes

   Y         EQ Prerequisite 2.1: Basic Combustion Venting Measures
   Y              No unvented combustion appliances                                                                                    X
   Y              Carbon monoxide monitor installed on each floor                                                                      X
   Y              All fireplaces or woodstoves have doors OR there are not fireplaces or woodstoves                                    X
                  Combustion space heating equip. installed with closed combustion OR power-vented exhaust OR
   Y
                  located in a detached or open-air facility OR there is no combustion space heating equip.                            X
                  Combustion water heating equip. installed with closed combustion OR power-vented exhaust OR
   Y
                  located in a detached or open-air facility OR there is no combustion water heating equip.                            X
   N         EQ Credit 2.2: Enhanced Combustion Venting Measures
   N              Masonry heater installed that meets ASTM Standard E-1602 and IBC Standard 2112.1.                                    X
                  Factory-built wood-burning fireplace installed that is listed by safety test facility (UL, CSA, ETL,
   N
                  etc.), meets EPA certification, and/or includes catalytic combustor that emits <4.1 g/hr or non-
                                                                                                                                       X
                  catalytic combustor that emits <7.5 g/hr of particulate matter.
                  Woodstove or fireplace insert installed that is listed by safety test facility (UL, CSA, ETL, etc.),
   N
                  meets EPA certification, and/or includes catalytic combustor that emits <4.1 g/hr or non-catalytic
                                                                                                                                       X
                  combustor that emits <7.5 g/hr of particulate matter.
                  Natural gas, propane, or alcohol stove installed that is listed by safety test facility (UL, CSA, ETL,
   N
                  etc.) and is power-vented or direct-vented and has permanently fixed glass or gasketed door.                         X

   N              Pellet stove installed that is either EPA certified or meets requirements of ASTM E 1509-04.                         X
   N         EQ Credit 3: Moisture Control
   N              Dehumidification system installed, in addition to cooling system.                                                    X

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N               Central HVAC system equipped with additional controls to operate in dehumidification mode.           X
Y       @ EQ Prerequisite 4.1: Outdoor Air Ventilation
Y               Visually verified ventilation calculations.                                                          X
Y               Type of ventilation system installed:                                                                X
N          EQ Credit 4.2: Enhanced Outdoor Air Ventilation
N               A heat-recovery ventilator (HRV) or energy-recovery ventilator (ERV) is installed.                   X
N          EQ Credit 4.3: Third-Party Performance Testing
N               Ventilation air flow rate tested.                                                                    X
N                       Outdoor air flow rate:

N               Exhaust-only ventilation system installed.                                                           X

N                       Flow rate of air out of the home.                                                            X

N                       Exhaust ducts installed according to ASHRAE Std. 62.2                                        X
Y       @ EQ Prerequisite 5.1: Basic Local Exhaust
Y               Exhaust systems installed in all bathrooms and kitchens. Exhaust air is delivered to the outdoors.   X
                Any bathroom exhaust fans are ENERGY STAR labeled OR bathroom exhaust fans serve
Y
                multiple bathrooms.
                                                                                                                     X
N          EQ Credit 5.2: Enhanced Local Exhaust
               Every bathroom has an occupancy sensor OR automatic humidistat controller OR automatic timer
N
               to operate fan after use OR continuous exhaust fan.                                                   X
N          EQ Credit 5.3: Third-Party Performance Testing
N               kitchen #1 exhaust rate:                       kitchen #2 exhaust rate:                              X
N               bathroom #1 exhaust:                              bathroom #4 exhaust:                               X
N               bathroom #2 exhaust:                              bathroom #5 exhaust:                               X
N               bathroom #3 exhaust:                              bathroom #6 exhaust:                               X
Y       @ EQ Prerequisite 6.1: Room-by-Room Load Calculations
Y               Visually verified HVAC and duct design calculations.                                                 X

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N          EQ Credit 6.2: Return Air Flow / Room-by-Room Controls                                                            inspector notes
N               Ducted: visually verified return air flow calculations.                                                  X
N               Ducted: every room has returns, transfer grilles, jump ducts, or significant space under the door.       X
N               Nonducted: flow controls installed on every radiator.                                                    X
N          EQ Credit 6.3: Third-Party Performance Test / Multiple Zones

N               expected air flow, room 1:                        measured air flow, rm 1:                               X
N               expected air flow, room 2:                        measured air flow, rm 2:                               X
N               expected air flow, room 3:                        measured air flow, rm 3:                               X
N               expected air flow, room 4:                        measured air flow, rm 4:                               X
N               expected air flow, room 5:                        measured air flow, rm 5:                               X
N               expected air flow, room 6:                        measured air flow, rm 6:                               X
N               expected air flow, room 7:                        measured air flow, rm 7:                               X
N               expected air flow, room 8:                        measured air flow, rm 8:                               X
N               expected air flow, room 9:                        measured air flow, rm 9:                               X
Y          EQ Prerequisite 7.1: Good Filters / Credit 7.2 / Credit 7.3

Y               Air filter MERV Rating (must be minimum of MERV 8):                                                      X
N       @ EQ Credit 8.1: Indoor Contaminant Control during Construction
N               Ducts and vents are sealed during construction                                                       X   X
N          EQ Credit 8.2: Indoor Contaminant Control
               Permanent walk-off mats installed at each entry are >4 feet in length and allow accessibility for
N
               cleaning (e.g. grating with catch basin).                                                             X   X
                Shoe removal and storage space included near primary entryway, separated from living area. It
N
                has no wall-to-wall carpeting and is large enough for a bench and 2 pairs of shoes per bedroom.      X   X

N               Central vacuum system installed with exhaust to outdoors.                                            X   X
N       @ EQ Prerequisite 9.1: Radon-Resistant Construction in High-Risk Areas / Credit 9.2


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   N              Radon-resistant new construction techniques installed.                                             X         X                  inspector notes

   Y          EQ Prerequisite 10.1: No HVAC in Garage

   Y              No air-handling equipment or ductwork is located within the fire-rated envelope of the garage.     X         X
   N          EQ Credit 10.2: Minimize Pollutants from Garage

   N              All penetrations sealed, and all wall/ceiling/floor seams and cracks are sealed.                             X

   N              Garage walls and ceiling are painted.                                                                        X

   N              All doors to conditioned spaces are weather-stripped.                                                        X

   N              Carbon monoxide detectors in every room that shares a door with the garage.                                  X
   N          EQ Credit 10.3: Exhaust Fan in Garage

   N              Continuous exhaust fan in garage (70 CFM nonducted or 100 CFM ducted).                                       X
                  Fan designed with timer linked to occupant sensor, light switch, garage door, CO monitor, or
   N
                  equivalent. Timer is set to provide ≥3 air changes each time it turns on.                                    X
   N          EQ Credit 10.4: Detached Garage or No Garage

   N              The garage is detached from the home OR there is no garage.                                                  X
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              Awareness & Education (AE)                                                                           drywall   const.   (initial)
                                                                                                                                                  inspector notes

   Y       @ AE Prerequisite 1.1: Basic Operations Training
   Y              Visually verify operations and maintenance manual for homeowner or occupant.                                 X
   N       @ AE Credit 1.3: Public Awareness
                  Open-house dates and information is advertised, and the home has at least four stations about
   N
                  LEED for Homes features.                                                                                     X
   N              Web site has at least 2 pages with detailed information about the LEED home.                                 X
   N              Newspaper article published on the LEED for Homes project                                                    X
   N              LEED for Homes signage installed on the exterior of the home measuring at least 6 square feet.               X
   N       @ AE Credit 2: Education of Building Manager
   N              Visually verify operations and maintenance manual for building manager.                                      X


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           Information used in the checklist, MR 2.2:
           Assembly: Component:           EPP Types:

           Exterior wall: framing              locally produced
           Exterior wall: siding or masonry FSC-certified
           Floor: flooring                     recycled-content
           Floor: flooring                     reclaimed content
           Floor: carpet                       low-VOC
           Floor: framing                      30% fly ash or slag
           Foundation: aggregate               sealed concrete
           Foundation: cement                  bamboo
           Interior wall: framing              cork
           Interior wall, ceiling: gypsum boardlinoleum
                                               finger
           Interior wall, ceiling, millwork: paint joist studs
           Landscape: decking or patio         composite w/ no added urea-formaldehyde
           Other: cabinet                      Green Label Plus
           Other: counter                      SCS Floor Score certified
           Other: door
           Other : trim
           Other : adhesive, sealant
           Other : window frame
           Roof: framing
           Roof: roofing
           Roof, floor, wall: insulation

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            This tool will enable project teams to create new Accountability Forms (AF) to suit the needs of the project. The top part of this sheet (rows
            new AFs. The bottom part of this sheet (rows 64 through 150) is the printable AF that is created. There are three steps to producing an AF:

            Step 1. Identify the Accountability Forms that need to be completed for your project. Column A ("Pursuing Credit?") shows the meas
            measure that requires an AF and is listed in the "yes" or "maybe" category under the preliminary rating or final rating column will be listed a
            prerequisites and credits in the Rating System that require an AF, answer "yes" to the question below (cell L5).


            Step 2. Identify the responsible parties for each Accountability Form sign-off. Work with the project team to determine which individu
            Accountability Form.

            Step 3. Create a customized Accountability Form. Most projects will require multiple Accountability Forms that must be signed by differe
            each responsible party a full list of all the prerequisites and credits that require an AF signoff, this tool enables you to select the credits and
            prerequisite or credit below that you wish to include in the printable AF, simply input a "Y" in column I below.

            Step 4. Print a customized Accountability Form. Once the AF is designed, simply preview and print the page. The page is already desig
            information above Row 64 will be printed. Only the prerequisites or credits that have been selected will be printed.



Pursuing                                                                                            Include in                  Party Responsible
 Credit?                                                                                            AF below?              for Each Prerequisite / Credit
            Innovative Design
   N                   ID 3.1    Innovative Design #1
   N                   ID 3.2    Innovative Design #2
   N                   ID 3.3    Innovative Design #3
   N                   ID 3.4    Innovative Design #4
            Location & Linkages
   N                   LL 2      Site Selection

            Sustainable Sites
   Y                   SS 2.1    No Invasive Plants
   N                   SS 2.2    Basic Landscape Design
   N                   SS 2.3    Limit Conventional Turf
   N                   SS 2.4    Drought Tolerant Plants
   N                   SS 2.5    Reduce Overall Irrigation Demand
   N                   SS 3      Local Heat Island Effects
   N                   SS 4.1    Permeable Lot
   N                   SS 4.3    Management of Runoff from Roof, part (d)

            Water Efficiency
   N                   WE 2.1 High Efficiency Irrigation Systems
   N                   WE 2.3 Reduce Overall Irrigation Demand
            Energy & Atmosphere
   N                   EA 6.1    Good HVAC Design and Installation
   N                   EA 7.1    Efficient Hot Water Distribution
   N                   EA 10     Renewable Energy System

            Materials & Resources
   Y                   MR 2.1    FSC Certified Tropical Wood
   N                   MR 2.2    Environmentally Preferable Products
            Indoor Environmental Quality
   Y                   EQ 4.1    Outdoor Air Ventilation
   N                   EQ 4.2    Enhanced Outdoor Air Ventilation, part (a)
   Y                   EQ 5.1    Basic Local Exhaust
   Y                   EQ 6.1    Room by Room Load Calculations
   N                   EQ 8.1    Indoor Contaminant Control During Construction
   N                   EQ 8.3    Pre-Occupancy Flush
   N                   EQ 9.1    Radon Resistant Const. in High Radon Areas

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N                  EQ 9.2     Radon Resistant Const. in Moderate Radon Areas
         Awareness & Education
Y                  AE 1.1     Basic Operations Training
N                  AE 1.2     Enhanced Training
N                  AE 2       Education of Building Manager
         Other
                   Other:
                   Other:
                   Other:




                                                                 LEED for Homes
                                                                Accountability Form
         All declarations and affirmations made in this Accountability Form are made to USGBC solely for the purpose of assisting USGBC in
         determining whether LEED Certification is merited. No such declaration or affirmation can be construed as a warranty or guarantee of the
         performance of the building.
         INSTRUCTIONS: This form is to be completed by the person / organization responsible for the design and/or implementation of one or
         more of the LEED for Homes credits below.
           Step 1. Review the requirements in the LEED for Homes Rating System for each credit or prerequisite below.
           Step 2. Initial each appropriate credit below to indicate that the requirements have been met by you or your organization.
           Step 3. Complete the Official Accountability Sign-off section, including your signature, at the bottom of the form.
           Step 4. Return a signed copy to the Provider and/or project team leader.

         Project Information
         Home Address:                                                                     Return to:
                  Builder:




                       Accountability Sign-off (to be completed by party responsible for the credits above)

         By affixing my signature below, the undersigned does hereby declare and affirm to the USGBC that the LEED for Homes
         requirements, as specified in the LEED for Homes Rating System, have been met for the indicated credits and will, if audited,
         provide the necessary supporting documents (drawings, calculations, etc.).

                      Printed Name                                                          Company
                 Project Role / Title
                            Signature                                                            Date




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                                                                        LEED for Homes
                       for Homes                          Multi-family Home Size Adjuster Calculator
                           This approach can be used to determine an overall home size adjuster for for multi-family buildings and attached townhomes,
                           but it cannot be used to determine an overall home size adjuster for a complex with multiple multi-family buildings. If a project
                           includes multiple multi-family buildings, each building must have its own home size adjustment.

                           Please insert the # of units in each building, and the average square footage for units with the corresponding bedroom
                           number. For example, if building 1 has three 2-bedroom units that are 1300, 1400, and 1500 square feet, insert "3" in
                           cell G10 and "1400" in cell H10. Please leave zeros or blanks where appropriate.

                     0-Bedroom               1-Bedroom              2-Bedroom              3-Bedroom              4-Bedroom              5-Bedroom             Total
                # of units  Avg. ft2    # of units Avg. ft
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                                   LEED for Homes Durability Guidelines

      Introduction:
             These guidelines are provided as a tool to assist you in evaluating durability risks and implementing durability
             measures for your LEED Home.

             You should develop a program and set of durability measures that are specific to your project and location. The
             strategies listed in the following pages are intended only as guidance and may or may not be appropriate for a given
             home. This is not an exhaustive list of possibilities, nor is it intended to represent a set of strategies appropriate for
             any specific project. Additional and/or different strategies may be needed, depending on the home's location, details
             of construction, and anticipated occupant requirements.
             An effective durability management program will consider -- among other things -- the important interrelationships
             among energy, moisture, and air quality, and how those dynamics are addressed in other LEED for Homes credits
             that you may or may not pursue. Many of the credits in the LEED for Homes Rating System can serve as durability
             strategies, and may be used in the creation of a durability inspection checklist. If this is done, the home can still
             receive LEED points for those credits.
             The Durability Strategies page contains a list of resources you may find helpful for your durability management plan.
             It includes a list of durability measures that are required or rewarded in other green homebuilding programs.


      Durability Evaluation Steps:
            1. Collect site- and project-specific data on environmental conditions (outdoor and indoor) and occupancy and enter
            into the appropriate sections of the Durability Risk Evaluation Form.

             2. If you have a quality management plan in place, review documents and records of callbacks, warranty claims, and
             litigation in order to identify recurring quality problems.

             3. Identify issues of particular interest or concern, and include these in the Durability Risk Evaluation Form, which
             lists major issues for which durability management strategies typically are needed and provides space for others to
             be added.
             4. Characterize the degree of risk (low, moderate, or high) for each of the issues listed. For each moderate and high
             risk issue, complete steps 5 through 8 below.

             5. Ensure that the durability management plan includes a specific design and/or construction strategy.

             6. Ensure that the strategy addresses each of the applicable building systems, assemblies, components, and areas,
             and that it addresses all connections, intersections, and interactions between and among them.

             7. Ensure that each strategy is adequately drawn and/or described in the relevant project documents.

      Durability Inspection Checklist Steps:
            1. Prior to construction, create a durability inspection checklist, listing the durability management measures to be
            incorporated in the home and noting where those measures appear in the project documents (drawings,
            specifications, scopes of work). Note that the Durability Inspection Checklist Template lists a sample strategy under
            each heading; these strategies are not intended to be universal, although some may apply to a variety of projects
            and sites. They are included for illustrative purposes only.

             2. Use the durability inspection checklist to confirm that the measures shown in the project documents are
             incorporated in the home as drawn and/or specified. This should be done through the use of a quality management
             plan or on-site inspections by the builder team and check-off on the durability inspection checklist.


             3. If the project is pursuing optional credit ID 2.3, have the third-party rater verify that the measures are incorporated
             into the home and complete the checklist.




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                                                                       LEED for Homes
                                                                   Durability Evaluation Form
                                                                         (for prerequisite ID 2.1)

                                                      Builder Name:
                                                      Project Team Leader:
                                                      Home Address (Street/City/State):


  Home
                    Building type: Single detached                                 Floor Area: 0                                  Structure type: Conventional wood
                     Project type: Custom                                    # of Bedrooms: 0                                    Exterior roofing:
               Number of stories:                                 Number of full bathrooms: 0                                            Garage: Attached

  Site
               EPA Radon Zone:                                                                                                       Type of soil:
            Terrain / topography:                                                                                       Depth of soil to bedrock:
       Predominant landscaping:                                                                     Depth of ground water below structure:
         Common regional pests:                                                                                Proximity to bodies of water?
       Other significant features:                                                                       Above FEMA 100-year floodplain?
            Additional comments:

  Climate
         IECC 2004 Climate Zone:                                                                                       Annual rainfall (inches/yr):
     Heating degree days (HDD):                                                                        Annual maximum wind speed (mph):
     Cooling degree days (CDD):                                                                    Avg annual solar radiation (kWh/m2/day):
            Natural disaster risks:      hurricanes                       earthquakes                      wildfires
                                         tornados                         floods                           blizzards


  Issues
                       Issue Type            Risk Level                                                                               Issue Type            Risk Level
                    Exterior water:                                                                                                         Pests:
                 Interior moisture:                                                                                                     Heat loss:
                     Air infiltration:                                                                                       Ultraviolet radiation:
          Interstitial condensation:                                                                    Other:

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                                                                Durability Inspection Checklist Template
                                                                               (for prerequisite ID 2.1 & 2.2)
                                                                  Builder Name:
                                                                  Project Team Leader:
                                                                  Home Address (Street/City/State):

Durability Strategies by Issue Type
For each of the high and moderate risk areas indicated in the Risk Evaluation Form, list the durability strategies used in the home. If none are used for a particular durability issue, provide a brief
statement explaining why not. Remove example strategies and add lines as needed.
                                                                                                                   Location in Drawings,     Pre-work Verified    Completion Verified      Construction
  Exterior Water
                                                                                                                   Specs, and/or Scopes       (Builder/trade)       (Builder/trade)       Verified (Rater)
Example: Site graded to drain rainwater away from building                                                                                          o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                   Location in Drawings,     Pre-work Verified    Completion Verified      Construction
  Interior Moisture
                                                                                                                   Specs, and/or Scopes       (Builder/trade)       (Builder/trade)       Verified (Rater)
Example: Clothes washer uses stainless steel hoses & position washer on drainage basin                                                              o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o

                                                                                                                   Location in Drawings,     Pre-work Verified    Completion Verified      Construction
  Air Infiltration
                                                                                                                   Specs, and/or Scopes       (Builder/trade)       (Builder/trade)       Verified (Rater)
Example: Install all recessed light fixtures inside of the thermal envelope                                                                         o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o

                                                                                                                   Location in Drawings,     Pre-work Verified    Completion Verified      Construction
  Interstitial Condensation                                                                                        Specs, and/or Scopes       (Builder/trade)       (Builder/trade)       Verified (Rater)
Example: Wall sections designed so vapor condensate within wall can dry to outside of bldg                                                          o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o

                                                                                                                   Location in Drawings,     Pre-work Verified    Completion Verified      Construction
  Heat Loss
                                                                                                                   Specs, and/or Scopes       (Builder/trade)       (Builder/trade)       Verified (Rater)
Example: Above-code insulation installed in walls, ceiling, under floor                                                                             o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o

                                                                                                                   Location in Drawings,     Pre-work Verified    Completion Verified      Construction
  Ultraviolet Radiation
                                                                                                                   Specs, and/or Scopes       (Builder/trade)       (Builder/trade)       Verified (Rater)

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                                                                Durability Inspection Checklist Template
                                                                               (for prerequisite ID 2.1 & 2.2)
                                                                  Builder Name:
                                                                  Project Team Leader:
                                                                  Home Address (Street/City/State):

Durability Strategies by Issue Type
For each of the high and moderate risk areas indicated in the Risk Evaluation Form, list the durability strategies used in the home. If none are used for a particular durability issue, provide a brief
statement explaining why not. Remove example strategies and add lines as needed.
Example: Overhangs above south windows                                                                                                              o                     o                     o
  Exterior Water                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                   Location in Drawings,     Pre-work Verified    Completion Verified      Construction
  Pests
                                                                                                                   Specs, and/or Scopes       (Builder/trade)       (Builder/trade)       Verified (Rater)
Example: Termite shields installed                                                                                                                  o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                   Location in Drawings,     Pre-work Verified    Completion Verified      Construction
  Natural Disasters
                                                                                                                   Specs, and/or Scopes       (Builder/trade)       (Builder/trade)       Verified (Rater)
Example: Non-flammable roofing specified                                                                                                            o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                   Location in Drawings,     Pre-work Verified    Completion Verified      Construction
  Other                                                                                                            Specs, and/or Scopes       (Builder/trade)       (Builder/trade)       Verified (Rater)
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o
                                                                                                                                                    o                     o                     o

    Builder Declaration for ID prerequisite 2.1 & 2.2

  I hereby declare and affirm to USGBC that I have evaluated this project's durability risks,                      Name:
  completed the Durability Risk Evaluation Form, and incorporated appropriate durability                           Title:
  measures into the design to adequately address the moderate and high risks. The construction
  drawings and specifications have been updated accordingly, and the the measures were                             Signature:
  verified to be completed appropriately.
                                                                                                                   Date:




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                                                   Example Durability Strategies
Notes
Notes:
Many of the credits in the LEED for Homes Rating System can serve as durability strategies, and may be used in the creation of a durability inspection checklist. If
this is done, the home can still receive LEED points for those credits.

This page highlights various sample durability strategies. Many durability strategies are also addressed in other green building programs, such as those listed
below. USGBC does not endorse or recommend any particular measure for any particular home.
Please see these programs for other ideas:
     CGB - California Green Builder program
     EFL - Masco's Environments for Living Diamond Class
     GCI - Enterprise Foundation's Green Communities Initiative
     IAP - Energy Star for Homes Indoor Air Package
     VBG - Vermont Builds Greener

Strategies by Issue Type
Exterior Water
Keep dry all building materials stored on-site

FOUNDATIONS:
Provide drainage away from walls and foundations
Provide proper drainage to the lowest level of concrete
Seal all plumbing, electrical, and other penetrations of walls and floors, and seal joints
Air-seal sump pump covers
Surface water management system (final grade tamped & sloped away from foundation)
Capillary break at all concrete slabs (poly not reqd if <20" rainfall; gravel not reqd for free draining soils = IRC Group 1)
Exterior surface of below grade walls damp-proofed or water-proofed
Drain tile system at all footings
Slope garage floor toward main vehicle entryway
Foundation continuous footing drain with stone covered with filter fabric, drained to daylight or if necessary to drain to the interior, use a sealed sump pump system.
(Drainage system not required in pure sand.)
Basement foundation walls use porous backfill material.
Provide continuous crushed stone under footings or provide pipe through footing for drainage of any accumulated water under slab to drainage.
Vapor retarder (poly or rigid insulation) directly under slab.
Exterior of below grade foundation damp proofed.

WALLS:
Scope of Work: Window Installation
Provide drainage away from windows and walls
Drainage system (e.g. flashing or equivalent) at bottom of all wall cladding
Continuous drainage plane behind exterior wall cladding fully sealed at all penetrations
All deck ledger boards attached to homes without disrupting drainage plane
Raise paper covered gypsum board 1/2" above concrete slab
Prime painted wood trim on all six sides (not reqd if <20" rainfall)
Fully flash all window and door openings
Effective flashing on all rough openings, including membrane flashing on bottom of all rough openings for windows and doors using adhesives compatible with drainage
plane materials and window and door head casing flashing.
Detail deck to house connection to shed water away from house and to allow natural drying of assembly.
Install materials with proper detailing to control degradation from moisture, including wood >8”above soil, roof/wall flashing with siding cut 2” above roofing, and minimum
10” overhang size at eaves with a sloped roof.

ROOFS:
Ice flashing over sheathing at eaves (except climates CZ1-4)
Metal drip edge at all exposed roof decking
Bituminous membrane at all eaves, valleys, & penetrations (not reqd if <20" rainfall)
Step flashing at all roof/wall intersections & terminated with "kickout" flashing
Installed system for diverting roof water from house (e.g. gutters or overhangs in dry climates)
No. 30 roof felt underlayment minimum
Reduced ice dams: No non-airtight recessed light fixtures in insulated flat ceilings; no non-airtight recessed fixtures in insulated cathedral ceilings.
At least R-30 attic/roof-slope insulation R-value extending over outside of exterior walls.




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Wet Rooms (Interior Water)
Install drains or drain pans to capture leaks under water heaters or use tankless water heaters
Properly design and install washer and water heater drain pans
Use highly durable materials in wet areas
Install no carpet in kitchens, bathrooms, spa areas, or within 3' of exterior door.

Air Infiltration
Scope of Work: Air Sealing
Scope of Work: Insulation Installation
IC Airtight rated recessed lights in insulated ceilings
Complete air barrier between attic and conditioned space & all penetrations sealed
Air filter housings must be airtight to prevent bypass or leakage.
Air seal ventilation ductwork.

Interstitial Condensation
Clothes dryers vented outdoors
Insulate all cold water pipes and avoid plumbing in exterior walls
>1 Perm finish on inside of exterior walls (only reqd in hot/humid & mixed/humid climates)

Heat Loss
Install insulation wind baffles at attic eave bays
Insulate exterior walls per IECC; do not install impermeable vapor barrier on interior side of wall
Crawl spaces unvented, insulated, & conditioned (except IECC Marine Climates)
Crawlspaces not vented; crawlspace walls insulated; crawlspace floor with complete, continuous sealed vapor retarder, also sealed to walls. (Must complete all
approaches.)
Whenver carpet is installed on slab on grade or on concrete basement floor, must have: minimum R-10 continuous insulation under slab and minimum R-5 slab edge
insulation break at foundation wall intersection and R-10 slab edge insulation outward of any wa
Insulate all ventilation exhaust ductwork (minimum R-8) outside of the insulated envelope.

Ultraviolet Radiation
Install materials with proper detailing to control degradation from sun, including minimum 10” overhang size at eaves with a sloped roof.


Pests
Rodent & corrosion proof screens
Termite management measures ("Moderate to Heavy" & "Very Heavy" areas)
Additional termite management measures for "Very Heavy" areas (insulation restrictions)



Other Program-specific Requirements
Minimum 25-year expected lifetime roof warranty.
10 year warranty on vertical insulated glass.
Define "proper refrigerant charge" to be within 10% of manufacturer recommendations.
Mechanical equipment must be accessible for service, including AC condensate drain pan and trap.
Use rigid duct or other methods to keep fan back-pressure below 0.2” for EOV systems.
Scope of Work: HVAC




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 page includes a description of any changes that have been made to the LEED for Homes 2008 Checklist since its creation
release in January 2008.

document was last updated on July 15, 2008.

            Description of Changes
            Fixed the calculation in the multi-family home size calculator on the "MFHSA calc' tab. The previous calculator
            worked properly in calculating the Unit Adjustments, but it miscalculated the Overall Average Adjustments for any
            buildings with smaller-than-average units.
            Fixed the assessment of certified vs. not certified in the 'Checklist' tab. The previous calculation was based on
            inputs in the 'Exp Checklist' tab, so if a project team only filled out the 'Checklist' tab, the project was not shown
            as earn certification even if it met the necessary thresholds.
            On the Dur Risk Eval Form sheet, fixed the headings so if the project is a multi-family building, cell G11 shows "#
            of Units" instead of "# of Bedrooms".
            Changed the format of the cells for Project Team Leader, Green Rater, Provider Certifier, and the associated
            company names in the 'Exp Checklist' and 'Checklist' tabs so the cells shrink to fit longer names.
            Fixed the misspelling of 'prescriptive' on the Summary tab.
            Fixed the pull-down menu in MR 3.2 on the 'Exp Checklist' tab. It had previously included the option for '1.1.5' pts.
            On Accountability Form tab, fixed the form so the contact information for the team leader (cell J80) would show
            The LEED logo images were changed to a different format type, to prevent them from expanding when printed.
            Some parts of the checklist include unnecessary rounding, particularly in the energy calculation in EA 1 and the
            multi-family home size adjustment calculation. These values now show the extra digit so any rounding is not
            On the Summary page, included an automatic calculation for average # of bedrooms and average square footage
            for multi-family buildings, based on the inputs in the MF HAS calc page.
            Included definitions for project type and building type on the Summary page.
            Included a new page of sample durability strategies.
            Updated footnotes on various pages so there are no references to Version 1.11.
            Corrected the Accountability Form page so SS 4.3 appears, as appropriate.
            Included space on the Expanded Checklist for information about "date last updated" and "last updated by".
            Changed the name Checklist to Simplified Checklist and change the name Expanded Checklist to Checklist.
            Created a Field Checklist tab with a flexible checklist for field verification.
            On Accountability Form tab, removed the option to hide credits that were not being pursued by the project team.
            Column A now shows whether the project team is planning to pursue a credit or not, but all credits are visible at
            Linked the Simple Checklist tab with the Checklist tab so that when the Checklist is filled out, the Simple Checklist
            is automatically filled also.
            Removed the signature information from the bottom of the Simplified Checklist. This document can no longer be
            submitted for certification. The full Checklist (formerly the Expanded Checklist) must be submitted now.
            On Simple Checklist tab, rearranged the columns so they are shown as "Yes / Pts", "Maybe", "No". Previously,
            "No" was in between "Yes / Pts" and "Maybe". Also, colored "Maybe" and "No" columns gray.
            On Summary tab, changed the statement at the bottom. Since Providers will not be certifying projects, this
            statement now reads that the Provider is recommending that the project is ready for certification.
            On Checklist tab, changed the warning about minimum credit category point thresholds. No message shows up if
            the minimum point thresholds are met for the final rating, even if the preliminary rating values are below the
            On Checklist tab, updated the "Project Notes" section in columns X through AE so more information could be
            Unlocked the Durability Strategies sheet to enable the measures to be copied into the durability inspection
            On the Simplified Checklist sheet, reorganized the columns for preliminary rating and final rating so it mirrors the
            layout in the Checklist.
            On the Simplified Checklist sheet, reorganized the top of the checklist to mirror the layout in the Checklist sheet,
            so preliminary and final points are both displayed, and errors are identified if the project falls short on minimum
            On the Checklist sheet, added a checkbox under MR 2.2 for Adhesives and Sealants under Low Emissions.
On the Checklist sheet, under SS 4.1 added "other impermeable surfaces". This cell is now calculated so the total
of "vegetative landscape", "permeable paving", impermeable surfaces directed to on-site infiltration features", and
"other impermeable surfaces" adds up to 100%.
On the Summary sheet, added input for "Project name".
On the Checklist sheet, added note to ID 1.3 to indicate that this credit is not available until a credentialed position

				
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