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					                                                                        ARLINGTON COUNTY GREEN HOME CHOICE PROJECT SCORESHEET
                                                                                                          February 1, 2010 Version
                        ***Please see the Green Home Choice Guidance Document for a description of each item on the checklist*****
      Items highlighted in blue are required and items highlighted in green are items that the inspectors should check at close-in and final inspections
                                         GREEN HOME CERTIFICATION LEVELS:                            POINTS REQUIRED:
                                                                                                                            Renovations or         Renovations or
                                                                                                     New Homes *            Additions > 750 s.f Additions < 750 s.f.
                                                                                                                            finished space         finished space
                                                                                          Certified 175                           175              150
                                                                                              Silver 200                          200              175
                                                                                               Gold 250                           250              200
* New GHC Homes are required to be Energy Star certified; however, 100 points are earned for this feature to allow this spreadsheet to function uniformly for
both new and existing homes.
                                                                                                                            GHC
                                                                                                      Possible Expected Inspector/         Required
      Categories                                                                                       Points Points        Mgr. Initials Documentation
      A. SITE PRESERVATION

Item House Siting
    1 Lot located within 1/2 mile of a metro station or 1/4 mile of bus stop                                         5                  Vicinity Map w/ transit stops
    2 Sidewalks connect to 3 basic community services within 1/2 mile walk distance                                  5                  Vicinity Map w/uses
      (These include bank, school, library, restaurant, post office, or grocery store)

        Erosion and Sediment Control
        REQUIRED (FOR ADDITIONS AND NEW HOMES ONLY):
    3 Use properly installed silt fencing (Does not apply to interior only renovations)                              R                  GHC Mgr. Site Inspection/ Photos
    4 Use mulch or straw on disturbed areas until new vegetation is established                                      R                  GHC Mgr. Site Inspection/ Photos
        (Does not apply to interior only renovations)
    5   Protect on-site stormwater inlets, if applicable (Does not apply to interior only renovations)               R                  GHC Mgr. Site Inspection/ Photos
    6   Have certified E&S control inspector train on-site team in proper silt fence installation                    2                  Receipt from E&S Inspector
    7   Install permanent erosion and sediment controls for steep slopes                                             2                  GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
    8   Mark limits of clearing and grading on site plan and stake these out on site                                 2                  GHC Mgr. Site Inspection

        Tree Preservation, Enhancement, and Landscaping
   9    Remove no native trees/shrubs or disturb soil within critical root zone                                      4                  Letter from Arborist
  10    Train on-site team on proper tree protection fence installation and maintenance                              2                  Arborist Receipt/Certificate
  11    Root pruning and fertilization performed on all trees within 15 feet of disturbed areas.                     2                  Receipt from Tree Company
  12    Plant a new native tree on lot (1 point per tree)                                                           1-4                 GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
  13    Plant a new native shrub on lot (1 point for each two shrubs)                                               1-2                 GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
  14    Limit use of turf grass to no more than 40% of pervious area of lot                                          2                  GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
  15    Install drought tolerant landscaping                                                                         2                  Landscape Prof. Letter
  16    Grind stumps and limbs from any removed trees for mulch                                                      1                  Receipt from Tree company
  17    Mill cleared logs from any removed trees                                                                     1                  Receipt from Tree Company
  18    Use Arlington County Protocol for placing utilities in tree root zones                   Page 1
                                                                                                                     1                  GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
                                                                                                                       GHC
                                                                                                     Possible Expected Inspector/    Required
     Categories                                                                                       Points Points    Mgr. Initials Documentation
  19 Have lot certified as a National Wildlife Foundation wildlife habitat                              2                            Certificate

     Stormwater Management
     REQUIRED:
  20 Direct discharge from impervious areas to vegetated areas                                          R
  21 Install permanent stormwater controls, such as raingardens and infiltration trenches               3                          GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
  22 Foundation drains discharge to daylight                                                            1                          Building Inspection
  23 Install rainwater harvest system (1 point for each 50 gallons of catchment capacity)              1-3                         GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
  24 Use harvested rainwater for toilet flushing (2 points per toilet served)                          2-6                         Building Inspection
  25 Use harvested rainwater for irrigation                                                             1                          GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
  26 Use greywater for irrigation                                                                       2                          GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
  27 Maintain at least 70% of lot as pervious                                                           4                          Site plan/GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
  28 Use permeable paving materials on at least 50% of paved or hardscaped areas                        3                          Site plan/GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
  29 Utilize alternative Driveway Design Shape to reduce the amount of impervious area                  2                          GHC Mgr. Site inspection
  30 No Driveway                                                                                        2                          GHC Mgr. Site inspection
  31 No Garage                                                                                          2                          GHC Mgr. Site inspection
     Create vegetated Roof System :
  32          for 25% Roof Area                                                                         6                          GHC Mgr.Inspection/ bldg. plans
  33          for 50% Roof Area                                                                        12                          GHC Mgr.Inspection/ bldg. plans
  34          for 100% Roof Area                                                                       20                          GHC Mgr.Inspection/ bldg. plans
SITE PLANNING TOTAL POINTS                                                                                       0

      B. ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDING ENVELOPE AND SYSTEMS


  35 Energy Star Qualified New Home (REQUIRED FOR NEW HOMES ONLY)                                      R                           Energy Star Certificate

  36 Energy Star Qualified Home or Energy Prescriptive Path for Existing Homes:                                                    Energy Star Certificate
      PATH A: Energy Star- Builders of additions and renovation projects may be able to                100
     certify a house under the EPA Energy Star program with a 3rd party inspector to earn
     100+ points, or may choose Path B described below. New home builders are required
     to certify those homes within the EPAEnergy Star Qualified home program. Please see the
     GHC Guidance Manual and the GHC Program Manager for more information.
     OR
     PATH B: Prescriptive Path- Builders of additions and renovations who choose this                 75-85                        Building Inspection
     path must earn a minimum of 75 points from the energy measures listed below. No
     more than 85 points from this section may be applied to the total score.

      Note: All houses must also meet or exceed the energy requirements of Chapter 11
      of the current version of the International Residential Code as adopted by Arlington County.
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                                                                                                                  GHC
                                                                                                Possible Expected Inspector/    Required
     Categories                                                                                  Points Points    Mgr. Initials Documentation
     Air Sealing Measures
37   Building envelope air leakage (blower door) test (In lieu of Energy Star qualification)      35                          3rd party tester report
38   Penetrations through top and bottom plate sealed                                              1                          Building Inspection
39   Bottom plate sealed to floor or foundation                                                    1                          Building Inspection
40   Bath tub and shower drain sealed                                                              1                          Building Inspection
41   Exterior walls behind bath tub sealed                                                         1                          Building Inspection
42   Cantilevered floors sealed above supporting walls                                             2                          Building Inspection
43   Drywall sealed to bottom plate of exterior walls                                              2                          Building Inspection
44   Drywall penetrations in exterior walls sealed                                                 2                          Building Inspection
45   Ceiling drywall sealed to top plate                                                           2                          Building Inspection
46   Ceiling penetrations sealed between unconditioned and conditioned space                       2                          Building Inspection
47   Block airflow in vaulted ceilings                                                             2                          Building Inspection
48   All stud cavities are blocked in locations where ceiling height changes                       2                          Building Inspection
49   Joist cavities under attic kneewall are blocked.                                              2                          Building Inspection
50   Fireplace air-sealing package (all units)                                                     1                          Building Inspection
51   Seal all HVAC boots to subfloor or drywall (including ceiling)                                1                          Building Inspection
52   Seal all chases in contact with building envelope                                             1                          Building Inspection
53   All Chases sealed and insulated                                                               2                          Building Inspection
54   Seal whole house fans                                                                         1                          Building Inspection
55   Housewrap sealed at plates, seams, and openings                                               3                          Photographs
56   Window and door rough openings sealed                                                         2                          Building Inspection
57   All recessed can lights in insulated ceilings are airtight and IC-rated                       1                          Building Inspection
58   Attic access openings (pulldown stairs/scuttle hole) sealed at rough openings                 1                          Building Inspection
59   Attic kneewall doors sealed (weather-stripped and latched)                                    1                          Building Inspection
60   Attic kneewall has sealed attic-side rigid exterior sheathing                                 1                          Building Inspection
61   Insulation at band joist between all floors sealed                                            1                          Building Inspection
62   Seams in band joists between all floors sealed                                                1                          Building Inspection
63   Electrical outlet boxes sealed                                                                1                          Building Inspection
64   Spray foam insulation used for air sealing package                                            1                          Building Inspection
65   Spray foam insulation used at band joist                                                      2                          Building Inspection
66   Spray foam insulation applied to all walls                                                    1                          Building Inspection
67   Spray foam insulation applied to underside of roof sheathing or ceiling joists                1                          Building Inspection

   Insulation
68 Basement wall continuous rigid insulation (R13)                                                 1                          Building Inspection
69 Framed floor over unconditioned crawl space (R22)                                               1                          Building Inspection
70 Sealed, insulated crawl space walls (R22)                                                       1                          Building Inspection
71 Cantilevered floor (R38)                                                                        2                          Building Inspection
72 Insulated fireplace chase (R15)                                                                 1                          Building Inspection
   Exterior wall stud cavity insulated to:
73         R16 or higher                                                               Page 3
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                                                                                                                         GHC
                                                                                                       Possible Expected Inspector/      Required
      Categories                                                                                        Points Points    Mgr. Initials   Documentation
 74           R19 or higher                                                                               2                              Building Inspection
 75           R22 or higher                                                                               3                              Building Inspection
 76           R30 or higher                                                                               4                              Building Inspection
 77           R40 or higher                                                                               5                              Building Inspection
      Rigid continuous insulation or insulated sheathing on outside of all exterior walls
 78           R3 or greater (in addition to minimum code requirements)                                    1                              Building Inspection
 79           R5 or greater (in addition to minimum code requirements)                                    2                              Building Inspection
 80           R10 or greater (in addition to minimum code requirements)                                   3                              Building Inspection
 81           R15 or greater (in addition to minimum code requirements)                                   4                              Building Inspection
 82           R25 or greater (in addition to minimum code requirements)                                   5                              Building Inspection
      Band joist insulated to:
 83           R19 or higher                                                                               1                              Building Inspection
 84           R22 or higher                                                                               2                              Building Inspection
      Ceiling or attic insulated to:
 85           R40 or higher                                                                               1                              Building Inspection
 86           R50 or higher                                                                               3                              Building Inspection
 87   ICF or SIP (R22 or higher) for complete building envelope walls                                     3                              Building Inspection
 88   SIP for complete roof (R50)                                                                         4                              Building Inspection
 89   Energy heel trusses or otherwise (insulation extended over outside wall)                            2                              Building Inspection
 90   Insulated headers                                                                                   1                              Building Inspection
 91   Insulated corners                                                                                   1                              Building Inspection
 92   Insulated T-walls                                                                                   1                              Building Inspection
 93   Ceiling radiant heat barrier                                                                        1                              Building Inspection
 94   Attic kneewall stud cavities filled (R22)                                                           2                              Building Inspection
 95   Attic kneewall with rigid foam board or insulated sheathing (R5 or greater)                         1                              Building Inspection
 96   Attic kneewall doors (R22)                                                                          1                              Building Inspection
 97   Attic access doors (R38)                                                                            1                              Building Inspection

      Windows, Doors, Skylights, and Light Tubes
 98   NFRC Rated Windows                                                                                  2                              Window labels/ Product Literature
 99   Low emissivity window glazing                                                                       2                              Window labels/ Product Literature
100   Inert gas-filled double glazed window units (such as argon gas filled)                              2                              Window labels/ Product Literature
101   Glass door solar heat gain coeficient (<0.4)                                                        1                              Door labels/ Product Literature
102   Skylight solar heat gain coeficient (<0.6)                                                          1                              Skylight labels/Product Literature
103   Tubular skylights (One point per each light tube)                                                  1-3                             GHC Mgr. Site Inspection

      Passive Solar Design/Heat Island
104   1.5 foot overhang over south-facing windows                                                         2                              Building Inspection
105   Solar shade screens                                                                                 1                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
106   Light colored/Energy Star rated reflective roofing materials                                        3                              Energy Star product information
107   Long side of building oriented no more than 20 degrees of due south                                 3                              Building Plan Review
108   Roof has minimum of 450 s.f. south facing area for solar applications                               3                              Building Plan Review
109   Plant at least two new large species native deciduous trees on southern side of house               2                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
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                                                                                                            GHC
                                                                                          Possible Expected Inspector/      Required
    Categories                                                                             Points Points    Mgr. Initials   Documentation
110 All attached porches covered                                                             2                              Building Inspection
111 Certified passive solar design                                                           6                              Energy 10 passive model

      Heating and Cooling Equipment
      REQUIRED:
112   Cooling equip sized in accordance with Manual J (all units)                            R                              Manual J model/calculations
113   Cooling and heating equipment not oversized by more than 15% of Manual J               R                              Manual J model/calculations
114   Measured airflow within 15% of manufacturer's specifications                           3                              3rd Party Inspection
      Furnace AFUE for at least 75% of total system capacity:
115            90% AFUE or greater                                                           2                              Product Label/Literature
116            92% AFUE or greater                                                           3                              Product Label/Literature
117            94% AFUE or greater                                                           4                              Product Label/Literature
118            95% AFUE or greater                                                           5                              Product Label/Literature
      Air Conditioning Efficiency for at least 75% of total system capacity:
119           SEER 14 or greater                                                             2                              Product Label/Literature
120           SEER 15 or greater                                                             3                              Product Label/Literature
121           SEER 17 or greater                                                             4                              Product Label/Literature
122           SEER 19 or greater                                                             5                              Product Label/Literature
123           SEER 20 or greater                                                             6                              Product Label/Literature
      Heat Pump Efficiency for at least 75% of total system capacity:
124           HSPF 8.2 or greater                                                            2                              Product Label/Literature
125           HSPF 8.6 or greater                                                            3                              Product Label/Literature
126           HSPF 9.0 or greater                                                            4                              Product Label/Literature
127   Radiant Hot Water Heat Produced by Geothermal System                                   5                              Building Inspection
128   Radiant Hot Water Heat Produced by Solar Hot Water System                              5                              Building Inspection
129   Variable speed blower                                                                  2                              Product Literature
130   Energy Star rated programmable thermostats (all systems)                               1                              Product Literature
131   Programmable thermostats with adaptive recovery                                        1                              Product Literature
132   Outdoor thermostat for heat pump                                                       1                              Building Inspection
133   Cooling equipment has non-CFC and non-HCFC refrigerant                                 2                              Product Literature
134   Zone control (each zone has own separate temp control)                                 4                              Building Inspection
135   Whole house fan                                                                        2                              Building Inspection
136   High efficiency direct vent fireplace                                                  1                              Product Literature
137   At least three ceiling fans                                                            1                              Building Inspection
138   NATE certified HVAC contractor                                                         1                              Work Receipts/website info.

      Ductwork and Air Handler
139   Certify duct leakage less than 5%                                                      4                              3rd Party Tester Report
140   Air handlers located within conditioned space (all units)                              2                              Building Inspection
141   Ducts located within conditioned space                                                 2                              Building Inspection
142   All ducts located in non-conditioned space insulated to (R8)                           2                              Building Inspection
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                                                                                                                  GHC
                                                                                                Possible Expected Inspector/      Required
       Categories                                                                                Points Points    Mgr. Initials   Documentation
 143   Duct design complies with Manual D                                                          5                              Mechanical Plans
 144   Airflow for each duct run measured and balanced                                             3                              3rd Party Report
 145   No ducts in exterior walls or vaulted ceilings                                              3                              Building Inspection
 146   Rigid ducts used on entire system with mastic for sealing                                  10                              Building Inspection
 147   Multiple return ducts (minimum of 1 in each bedroom)                                        2                              Building Inspection
 148   Transfer grilles (between habitable spaces)                                                 2                              Building Inspection
 149   Interior doors with 1" clearance to finish floor                                            1                              Building Inspection

     Hot Water Systems
 150 Whole House Energy efficient hot water heater (Energy Star or equivalent)                     2                              Product Literature
 151 Individual tankless direct vent hot water heater                                              1                              Product Literature
 152 Whole house tankless direct vent hot water heater                                             4                              Product Information
 153 Hot water demand recirculation                                                                2                              Building Inspection
 154 Shower drain heat recovery device                                                             2                              Building Inspection
 155 Water heater tank insulation                                                                  1                              Building Inspection
     Hot water pipe insulation :
 156         On first 10 feet of hot water pipe                                                    1                              Building Inspection
 157         On all hot water pipes in house                                                       4                              Building Inspection
 158 Heat traps on water heater                                                                    1                              Building Inspection
 159 Desuperheater                                                                                 2                              Product Literature
 160 Combination space/water heating                                                               3                              Building Inspection
 161 Compact design system- all fixures within less than 20 feet of pipe to water heater.          3                              Building Inspection
 162 Heat pump hot water heater                                                                    3                              Product Literature
 163 Solar hot water heater (produces min. 40% household needs)                                   10                              Building Inpection
ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDING ENVELOPE AND SYSTEM TOTAL POINTS                                                  0
     Note- Maximum number of points in this section without Energy Star Rating is 85

     C. ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTING AND APPLIANCES
 164 Energy Star rated interior light fixtures (at least three fixtures)                           2                              Product Literature
 165 Use of Indoor compact fluorescent bulbs- all fixtures                                         2                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 166 LED lightbulbs (three or more fixtures)                                                       2                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 167 Outdoor lighting controls (automatic such as motion sensors)                                  1                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 168 Indoor motion controlled light controls                                                       2                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 169 High efficiency exterior lighting                                                             1                              Product Literature
 170 Horizontal cutoff on exterior lighting                                                        1                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 171 Energy Star rated or equivalent dishwasher                                                    1                              Label/Product Literature
 172 Energy Star rated or equivalent refrigerator                                                  3                              Label/Product Literature
 173 Energy Star rated or equivalent clothes washer                                                1                              Label/Product Literature
 174 No garbage disposal                                                                           1                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTING AND APPLIANCES TOTAL POINTS                                                       0
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                                                                                                                GHC
                                                                                              Possible Expected Inspector/    Required
      Categories                                                                               Points Points    Mgr. Initials Documentation
      D. RESOURCE EFFICIENT DESIGN AND BUILDING MATERIALS
      Small Home Design (Total Finished Space):
175           <2,100 square feet                                                                 10                         Building Plan Review
176           Between 2,101 and 2,500 square feet                                                 8                         Building Plan Review
177           Between 2,500 and 3,000 square feet                                                 6
178   Floor plan adheres to increments of 2-ft dimensions                                         2                         Building Plan Review
179   Existing buildings are preserved or reused                                                  5                         GHC Mgr. Plan Review
180   Floor joists adhere to 24-inch centers                                                      3                         Building Inspection
181   Floor joists adhere to 19.2 inch centers                                                    2                         Building Inspection
182   Non-load bearing wall studs adhere to 24-inch centers                                       3                         Building Inspection
183   All wall studs adhere to 24-inch centers                                                    4                         Building Inspection
184   Window rough openings to eliminate jack stud                                                1                         Building Inspection
185   Non-structural headers in non-load bearing walls                                            1                         Building Inspection
186   Single top plate with stacked frame                                                         1                         Building Inspection
187   2-stud corners with drywall clips or alternative framing                                    2                         Building Inspection
188   T-walls with drywall clips or alternative framing                                           2                         Building Inspection

      Recycled and Natural Content Materials *See Guidelines for Additional Percentage Requirements
189   FSC Certified lumber (1 point per major component)                                          1-3                       Lumber Receipts
190   Recycled concrete from outside source used as aggregate on-site                              1                        Receipts
191   Recycled concrete from source on-site used as aggregate on-site                              2                        Photos
192   Reclaimed wood flooring from outside source (for 50% s.f. wood flooring in project)          2                        Supply Receipts
193   Reclaimed wood flooring from on-site deconstruction (for 50% s.f. wood flooring in project)  3                        Photographs
194   Reclaimed or reclaimed content cabinets, FSC certified cabinet materials, or biobased       1-2                       Product Literature/Receipts
195   Recycled content tiles (1 point per each room application, i.e. bath, kitchen, etc…)        1-3                       Product Literature/Receipts
196   Recycled content countertop (2 for kitchen, 1 for each bath)                                1-3                       Product Information
197   Concrete with minimum 25% fly ash content                                                    1                        Receipts
198   Recycled material insulation or biobased insulation (for more than 50% of insulation)        2                        Product Literature/Receipts
199   Recycled content roofing                                                                     2                        Product Literature/Receipts
200   Recycled content or reclaimed siding                                                         2                        Product Literature/Receipts
201   Cork, bamboo, or linoleum flooring (1 point per room)                                       1-3                       Product Literature/Receipts
202   Sealed concrete floor with 25% recycled material content (1 point per room)                 1-3                       GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
203   Sealed concrete countertop fabricated on site (2 for kitchen, 1 for each bath)              1-3                       GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
204   Carpet (min 50% recycled content) or made from biobased materials (1 point per room)        1-3                       Product Literature/Receipts
205   Carpet Pad (min 50% recycled content)                                                        1                        Product Literature/Receipts
206   Outdoor decking and porches (min 50% recycled content) (1 point per porch or deck)          1-3                       Product Literature/Receipts
207   Air conditioning condenser pad is made of recycled materials.                                1                        GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
208   Locally produced products (manufactured within 500 miles of site-1point per significant )   1-3                       Product Literature/Receipts

    Advanced Manufactured Products *See Guidelines for Percentage Requirements
209 Engineered floor framing                                                  Page 7
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                                                                                                                         GHC
                                                                                                       Possible Expected Inspector/      Required
       Categories                                                                                       Points Points    Mgr. Initials   Documentation
 210   Engineered roof framing                                                                            2                              Building Inspection
 211   Panelized construction                                                                             4                              Building Inspection
 212   Oriented Strand Board (OSB) roof decking                                                           1                              Building Inspection
 213   OSB wall sheathing                                                                                 1                              Building Inspection
 214   Beams are steel, engineered wood, or trusses (i.e., manufactured)                                  1                              Building Inspection
 215   Headers are steel or engineered wood (manufactured)                                                1                              Building Inspection
       Engineered wall framing:
 216            For 25% of all studs                                                                      1                              Building Inspection
 217            For 80% of all studs                                                                      2                              Building Inspection
 218   Engineered interior trim                                                                           1                              Building Inspection
 219   Engineered exterior trim                                                                           2                              Building Inspection
 220   Steel interior wall                                                                                1                              Building Inspection
 221   Structural Insulated Panel (SIPs) (exterior walls)                                                 5                              Building Inspection
 222   Structural Insulated Panel (SIPs) (roof)                                                           3                              Building Inspection
 223   Pre-cast autoclaved aerated concrete                                                               8                              Building Inspection
 224   Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs)                                                                    7                              Building Inspection

     Durability
     Roofing Warranties:
 225         Minimum 30 years                                                                             2                              Product Literature
 226         Minimum 40 years                                                                             3                              Product Literature
 227         Minimum 50 years                                                                             4                              Product Literature
 228 Roof edge ice dam protection                                                                         1                              Building Inspection
 229 Exterior cladding (min 3 sides with 40-year warranty or masonry)                                     1                              Product Literature
 230 Siding with vented rain screen                                                                       1                              Building Inspection
 231 Back-primed wood-based siding and trim (primed on all six sides)                                     1                              Photographs
 232 10-year warranty on all insulated glazing                                                            1                              Product Literature
 233 25 year warranty on outdoor deck material                                                            1                              Product Literature
 234 Windows with 25 year warranty                                                                        1                              Product Literature
 235 All roof valleys direct water away from walls, dormers, and chimneys                                 1                              Building Inspection
 236 Continuous foundation termite shield                                                                 1                              Building Inspection
 237 Termite resistant materials for structural components and cladding                                   1                              Building Inspection
 238 Keep all wood 12" above soil                                                                         1                              Building Inspection
 239 Roof gutters that discharge water 5' from foundation                                                 1                              Building Inspection
 240 Covered entry ways (all doors)                                                                       2                              Building Inspection
RESOURCE EFFICIENT DESIGN AND BUILDING MATERIALS TOTAL POINTS                                                      0

     E. WASTE REDUCTION
     Deconstruction Practices
 241 Whole house deconstruction with 3rd party plan and report (if using this credit, use this only)     15                              3rd Party Report
 242 Use 3rd party vendor for commingled recycling of all waste wood, metals, roof shingles, 8
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                                                                                                                       GHC
                                                                                                     Possible Expected Inspector/    Required
       Categories                                                                                     Points Points    Mgr. Initials Documentation
       drywall, and other unreusable materials. (if using this credit, use this one only)
 243   Donate used wood flooring for reuse. (1 point for materials per room)                           1-2                         Receipt from Donee/Recycler
 244   Recycle all metal products (1 point for each product, i.e. plumbing, siding, gutters)           1-2                         Receipt from Donee/Recycler
 245   Donate used appliances less than 8 years old for reuse                                           1                          Receipt from Donee/Recycler
 246   Recycle waste wood materials                                                                     2                          Receipt from Donee/Recycler
 247   Recycle used roof shingles                                                                       2                          Receipt from Donee/Recycler
 248   Recycle used drywall (1/2 point per room)                                                       1-2                         Receipt from Donee/Recycler
 249   Donate used cabinetry for reuse (2 points per kitchen and 1 point per bath)                     1-2                         Receipt from Donee/Recycler
 250   Donate all usuable windows and doors for reuse (1 point per door or each 3 windows)             1-2                         Receipt from Donee/Recycler

     Construction Waste Management Practices
 251 Framing plan with stud and joint locations and roof structure                                      4                          Building Plan Reviewer
 252 Central cut area                                                                                   2                          Building Inspection
 253 Donation of excess materials or re-use (min $500 per job)                                          1                          Receipt from Donee
     Post waste mgmt plan and recycle of these: wood, cardboard, metal, drywall, plastic, roofing
 254         2 or more items                                                                            1                          Receipt from Donee/Recycler
 255         4 or more items                                                                            2                          Receipt from Donee/Recycler
 256         6 or more items                                                                            3                          Receipt from Donee/Recycler
     Use 3rd party vendor for recycling:
 257         2 or more commingled items collected on-site in rolloff container                          2                          Receipt from Recycler
 258         4 or more commingled items collected on-site in rolloff container                          3                          Receipt from Recycler
 259         6 or more commingled items collected on-site in rolloff container                          4                          Receipt from Recycler
WASTE REDUCTION TOTAL POINTS                                                                                     0

       F. INDOOR AIR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
       Combustion Safety
 260   Detached garage                                                                                  3                          Building Inspection
 261   Attached garage - seal bottom plate, penetrations, and band area                                 2                          Building Inspection
 262   Attached garage - exhaust fan controlled by motion sensor or timer                               1                          Building Inspection
 263   No unvented combustion appliances                                                                1                          Building Inspection
 264   No wood pellet stove                                                                             1                          Building Inspection
 265   Direct vent combustion fireplace (all units) (Do not use this credit if using number 264)        1                          Building Inspection
 266   Furnace combustion closet isolated from conditioned area (if non-direct vented furnace)          2                          Building Inspection
 267   Water heater combustion closet isolated from conditioned area or power vented                    2                          Building Inspection
 268   Carbon Monoxide detectors (one per floor)                                                        1                          Building Inspection
 269   Backdraft depressurization test                                                                  3                          Building Inspection

     Moisture Control
 270 Drainage board for below grade walls                                                               2                          Building Inspection
 271 Vapor barrier beneath slab (above gravel) and in crawl space                                       2                          Building Inspection/Photos
 272 Capillary break between foundation and framing                                         Page 9
                                                                                                        1                          Building Inspection/Photos
                                                                                                                          GHC
                                                                                                        Possible Expected Inspector/      Required
       Categories                                                                                        Points Points    Mgr. Initials   Documentation
 273   Central HVAC with dehumidification                                                                  2                              Building Inspection
 274   Basement or crawlspace dehumidification                                                             1                              Building Inspection
 275   Paperless drywall in kitchen, bath, and on foundation walls                                         2                              Building Inspection/Product Info.
 276   No carpet in water use areas or entryways                                                           1                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 277   No carpet in basement                                                                               1                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 278   Do not install vegetation closer than two feet from home                                            1                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection

       Ventilation
 279   Radon/soil gas vent system                                                                          2                              Building Inspection
 280   Radon test of home prior to occupancy                                                               1                              Receipt
 281   Energy Star bath fans (all units)                                                                   1                              Product Literature
 282   Bath fans with rigid ducts                                                                          1                              Building Inspection
 283   Kitchen range hood or downdraft vented to exterior                                                  1                              Building Inspection
 284   Automatic tub/shower room fan controls (e.g., timers)                                               1                              Building Inspection
 285   Insulated cover for whole house attic fan                                                           1                              Building Inspection
 286   Mechanical controlled house ventilation (0.35 air changes/hr)                                       3                              Building Inspection
 287   Vented garage or storage room (for chemical storage)                                                1                              Building Inspection
 288   No power roof vents                                                                                 1                              Building Inspection
 289   Outside air intake without damper                                                                   1                              Building Inspection
 290   Outside air intake with damper                                                                      2                              Building Inspection
 291   Central vacuum system                                                                               1                              Building Inspection
 292   Filtered air cleaner with min 30% dust spot efficiency (e.g., pleated filter)                       2                              Building Inspection
 293   Ducts protected until construction completed                                                        1                              Building Inspection
 294   Flush house continuously with fresh air for one week prior to occupancy                             2                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 295   Exterior walk-off mats or grills                                                                    1                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection

     Materials
 296 Building materials not requiring additional finishes or stains (1 point for each significant)        1-2                             GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 297 Subfloor urea-formaldehyde free                                                                       1                              Building Inspection/Photos
 298 Plywoods or composite woods (not for subfloor) are urea-formaldehyde free                             2                              Product Information
 299 All cabinets, shelves, and countertops urea-formaldehyde free                                         2                              Product Literature
 300 All surfaces of particle board sealed with water based sealant                                        1                              GHC Manager Site Inspection
 301 Low VOC paints interior (150 g/l/ for nonflat, 50 g/l for flat)                                       2                              Product Labels
 302 Low VOC paints exterior (200 g/l for nonflat, 100 g/l for flat)                                       2                              Product Labels
 303 Low VOC stains and finishes on wood floors (less than 250 g/l)                                        2                              Product Labels
 304 Low VOC sealant and adhesives (less than 250 g/l)                                                     2                              Product Labels
 305 Formaldehyde-free fiberglass insulation                                                               2                              Product Literature/Receipt
 306 Low VOC carpet certified by Carpet and Rug Institute                                                  2                              Product Literature/Receipt
 307 Alternative termite treatment                                                                         2                              Product Literature/Receipt
INDOOR AIR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT TOTAL POINTS                                                                         0
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                                                                                  Possible Expected Inspector/    Required
       Categories                                                                  Points Points    Mgr. Initials Documentation
       G. WATER USE REDUCTION
       Indoors
       REQUIRED:
 308   All kitchen and bathroom vanity faucets not to exceed 1.5 gpm                 R                          Product Literature
 309   Water filter (NSF Certified)                                                  1                          Product Literature
 310   Energy Star Clothes Washer or front loading washer                            1                          Label/Product Literature
 311   Energy Star Dishwasher                                                        1                          Label/Product Literature
 312   Pressure reducing valve                                                       1                          Product Literature
 313   High efficiency showerheads maximum 1.50 gpm (1 point per showerhead)        1-3                         Product Cut Sheet
 314   High efficiency bathroom faucets (max 1.0 gpm) (1 point for each faucet)     1-2                         Product Cut Sheet
 315   High efficiency kitchen faucets (max. 1.0 gpm)                               1-2                         Product Cut Sheet
       High efficiency toilets:
 316            Dual flush toilets (1 point per toilet)                             1-3                         Product Cut Sheet
 317            Maximum 1.45 gallon flush                                            1                          Product Cut Sheet
 318            Maximum 1.28 gallon flush (1 point per each toilet)                 1-3                         Product Cut Sheet
 319   Greywater reuse for toilet flushing (2 points per toilet served)             2-6                         Building Inspection
 320   Certification in EPA Water Sense House Program                                4                          Certificate

     Outdoors
 321 Watersense designed irrigation system                                           3                          Receipt from Installer
 322 Xeriscape designed irrigation system                                            3                          Receipt from Installer
 323 Timer on hose bibs or irrigation systems                                        1                          GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 324 High efficiency moisture sensing irrigation system                              2                          GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 325 Drip irrigation system                                                          2                          GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
WATER USE REDUCTION TOTAL POINTS                                                              0

     H. ON-SITE ALTERNATIVE ENERGY AND CONDITIONING SOURCES
     Solar or wind power system designed to produce:
 326         1kw power                                                               8                          GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 327         2kw power                                                              12                          GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 328         3kw power                                                              16                          GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 329         4kw power or more                                                      20                          GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 330 Solar ready home (PV or water)                                                  3                          Building Inspection
 331 Geothermal (Ground Source) heat pump (75% total capacity)                      15                          Building Inspection
ON-SITE ALTERNATIVE ENERGY AND CONDITIONING SOURCES TOTAL PTs.                                0

     I. HOMEBUYER EDUCATION (in addition to required Homeowner's Manual)
     REQUIRED:
 332 Homeowner's Manual                                                             R                           GHC Mgr. Review
 333 Promote the Green Home Choice Program                                          1                           GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 334 One hour new homeowner's walk-through of house and manual         Page 11      1                           GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
                                                                                                                   GHC
                                                                                                 Possible Expected Inspector/      Required
     Categories                                                                                   Points Points    Mgr. Initials   Documentation
 335 Host public open house                                                                         1                              GHC Mgr. Participation
 336 Built-in recycling center                                                                      1                              GHC Mgr. Site Inspection
 337 Arlington County Solid Waste and Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste Information           1                              Manual Inspection
HOMEBUYER EDUCATION TOTAL POINTS                                                                             0

     J. BUILDER OPERATIONS
 338 Education of subcontractors on checklist requirements                                          2                              Copy of Information Supplied
BUILDER OPERATIONS TOTAL POINTS                                                                              0

     K. BONUS POINTS
 339 Alternative vehicles electric charging station with separate circuit                          2                               Building Inspection
 340 American Lung Association Healthy House or EPA Indoor AirPLUS Program                         5                               Certificate
 341 Certification within Earthcraft VA, LEED for Homes, National Green Bldg. Standard, or        5-10                             Certificate
     equivalent program
 342 Exceeds Energy Star (1 point fo each 1%)                                                      1-5                             Energy Star Certificate
 343 Innovation Points, max 25- Builder may submit specifications for                             1-25                             GHC Mgr. Review
     innovative products or design features to quality for additional point (list below)




BONUS TOTAL POINTS                                                                                           0


      L. TOTALS
      SITE PRESERVATION                                                                                      0
      ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDING ENVELOPE AND SYSTEMS                                                         0
      ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTING AND APPLIANCES                                                               0
      RESOURCE EFFICIENT DESIGN AND BUILDING MATERIALS                                                       0
      WASTE REDUCTION                                                                                        0
      INDOOR AIR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT                                                                         0
      WATER USE REDUCTION                                                                                    0
      ON-SITE RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES TOTAL POINTS                                                          0
      HOMEBUYER EDUCATION                                                                                    0
      BUILDER OPERATIONS                                                                                     0
      BONUS POINTS                                                                     Page 12               0
                                            GHC
                          Possible Expected Inspector/    Required
   Categories              Points Points    Mgr. Initials Documentation

GRAND TOTAL                           0




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