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LEED for Homes Expanded Checklist v1 11a_VBG

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									                                                                                               Project Checklist
                                                                                              VBG / LEED for Homes
                                                      Builder Name:

                                                      Home Address (Street/City/State):


 Input Values:                                                                     Minimum No. of Points Required:
   No of Bedrooms:                3             Floor Area (SF):    1900             Certified: 45    Silver:   60            Gold:   75   Platinum:       90


Detailed information on the measures below are provided in the companion document "LEED for Homes Rating System"                                    Max Points
                                                                                                                                                       Available
Y / Pts   No   N/A        Innovation and Design Process (ID)                                     (Minimum of 0 ID Points Required)                          9
                            1.1   Integrated Project Planning        Preliminary Rating                                                                Prerequisite
                     @      1.2                                      Integrated Project Team                                                                1
                     @      1.3                                      Design Charrette                                                                       1
                     @      2.1   Quality Management for             Durability Planning; (Pre-Construction)                                           Prerequisite
                            2.2     Durability                       Wet Room Measures                                                                 Prerequisite
                            2.3                                      Quality Management                                                                Prerequisite
                            2.4                                      Third-Party Durability Inspection                                                      3
                     @      3.1   Innovative / Regional Design       Provide Description and Justification for Specific Measure                             1
                     @      3.2                                      Provide Description and Justification for Specific Measure                             1
                     @      3.3                                      Provide Description and Justification for Specific Measure                             1
                     @      3.4                                      Provide Description and Justification for Specific Measure                             1
          0              Sub-Total
Y / Pts   No   N/A        Location and Linkages (LL)                                             (Minimum of 0 LL Points Required)           OR            10
                             1    LEED-ND Neighborhood                                                                                      LL2-5          10
  Y                      VBG 2    Site Selection                   For Parcels Greater Than 2 Acres, Submit a Site Plan                     LL1     Pre-Requisite
                     @       2                                     Avoid Environmentally Sensitive Sites and Farmland                       LL1             2
                            3.1   Preferred Locations              Select an Edge Development Site                                          LL1             1
                            3.2                                 OR Select an Infill Site                                                    LL1             2
                            3.3                                    Select a Previously Developed Site                                       LL1             1
                             4    Infrastructure                     Site within 1/2 Mile of Existing Water and Sewer                       LL1             1
                            5.1   Community Resources              Basic Community Resources / Public Transportation                        LL1             1
                            5.2   & Public Transit              OR Extensive Community Resources / Public Transportation                    LL1             2
                            5.3                                 OR Outstanding Community Resources / Public Transportation                  LL1             3
                             6    Access to Open Space               Publicly Accessible Green Spaces                                       LL1             1
          0              Sub-Total
Y / Pts   No   N/A        Sustainable Sites (SS)                                               (Minimum of 5 SS Points Required)             OR            21
                            1.1   Site Stewardship                   Erosion Controls (During Construction)                                            Prerequisite
                            1.2                                      Minimize Disturbed Area of Site                                                        1
                     @      2.1   Landscaping                        No Invasive Plants                                                                Prerequisite
                     @      2.2                                      Basic Landscaping Design                                                               2
                     @      2.3                                      Limit Turf                                                                             3
                     @      2.4                                      Drought Tolerant Plants                                                                2
                     @       3    Shading of Hardscapes              Locate and Plant Trees to Shade Hardscapes                                             1
  Y                      VBG 4    Surface Water Management         Prepare a Surface Water Management Plan                                          Pre-Requisite
                     @      4.1                                    Design Permeable Site                                                                    4
                            4.2                                    Design and Install Permanent Erosion Controls                                            2
                             5    Non-Toxic Pest Control           Select Insect and Pest Control Alternatives from List                                    2
                     @      6.1   Compact Development              Average Housing Density ≥ Units / Acre                                   LL1             2
                     @      6.1                                 OR Average Housing Density ≥ 10 Units / Acre                                LL1             3
                     @      6.3                                 OR Average Housing Density ≥ 20 Units / Acre                                LL1             4
          0              Sub-Total
Y / Pts   No   N/A        Water Efficiency (WE)                                               (Minimum of 3 WE Points Required)              OR            15
                     @      1.1   Water Reuse                        Rainwater Harvesting System                                                           4
                     @      1.2                                      Grey Water Re-Use System                                                              1
                     @      2.1   Irrigation System                Select High Efficiency Measures from List                                                3
                            2.2                                    Third Party Verification                                                                 1
                     @      2.3                                 OR Install Landscape Designed by Licensed or Certified Professional        WE 2.2           4
                            3.1   Indoor Water Use                 High Efficiency Fixtures (Toilets, Showers, and Faucets)                                 3
                            3.2                                 OR Very High Efficiency Fixtures (Toilets, Showers, and Faucets)           WE 3.1           6
          0              Sub-Total




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                                                                                          Project Checklist (cont'd)

                                                       HERS Index Value Achieved: 40
                                                                                                         EA 1.2 Pts Achieved: 23.5
                                                              IECC Climate Zone: 6
Y / Pts   No   N/A          Energy and Atmosphere (EA)                           (Minimum of 0 EA Points Required)             OR                              38
                             1.1 ENERGY STAR Home        Meets ENERGY STAR for Homes with Third-Party Testing                                              Prerequisite
                             1.2                         Exceeds ENERGY STAR for Homes                                       EA 2-10                           34
                     @       7.1    Water Heating                       Improved Hot Water Distribution System                                                  2
                             7.2                                        Pipe Insulation                                                                         1
                     @        11    Refrigerant Management              Minimize Ozone Depletion and Global Warming Contributions                               1
          0               Sub-Total (or Sub-Total from Adendum A - Prescriptive EA Credits)
Y / Pts   No   N/A          Materials and Resources              (MR)                          (Minimum of 2 MR Points Required)                               14
                     @       1.1    Material Efficient Framing      Overall Waste Factor for Framing Order Shall be No More than 10%.                      Prerequisite
                             1.2                                    Advanced Framing Techniques                                                                 3
                             1.3                                 OR Structurally Insulated Panels                                                MR 1.2         2
                     @       2.1    Environmentally Preferable          Tropical Woods, if Used, Must be FSC                                               Prerequisite
                     @       2.2    Products                            Select Environmentally Preferable Products from List                                    8
                     @       3.1    Waste Management                    Document Overall Rate of Diversion                                                 Prerequisite
                             3.2                                        Reduce Waste Sent to Landfill by 25% to 100%                                            3
          0               Sub-Total
Y / Pts   No   N/A          Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)                                (Minimum of 6 IEQ Points Required)                   OR          20
                              1     ENERGY STAR with IAP                Meets ENERGY STAR w/ Indoor Air Package (IAP)                            IEQ2-10       11
                             2.1    Combustion Venting                  Space Heating & DHW Equip w/ Closed/Power-Exhaust                         IEQ 1    Prerequisite
                             2.2                                        Install High Performance Fireplace                                        IEQ 1         2
                     @        3     Moisture Control                    Analyze Moisture Loads AND Install Central System (if Needed)
                                                                                            Loads AND                                             IEQ 1         1
  Y                       VBG 4     Outdoor Air Ventilation             Air Seal Ventilation Ductwork With Mastic or Equivalent Material                   Pre-Requisite
                     @       4.1                                        Meets ASHRAE Std 62.2                                                     IEQ 1    Prerequisite
                             4.2                                        Dedicated Outdoor Air System (w/ Heat Recovery)                           IEQ 1         2
                             4.3                                        Third-Party Testing of Outdoor Air Flow Rate into Home                                  1
                     @       5.1    Local Exhaust                       Meets ASHRAE Std 62.2                                                     IEQ 1    Prerequisite
                             5.2                                        Timer / Automatic Controls for Bathroom Exhaust Fans                      IEQ 1         1
                             5.3                                        Third-Party Testing of Exhaust Air Flow Rate Out of Home                                1
                     @       6.1    Supply Air Distribution             Meets ACCA Manual D                                                       IEQ 1    Prerequisite
                             6.2                                        Third-Party Testing of Supply Air Flow into Each Room in Home                           2
                             7.1    Supply Air Filtering            ≥ 8 MERV Filters, w/ Adequate System Air Flow                                 IEQ 1    Prerequisite
                             7.2                                 OR ≥ 10 MERV Filters, w/ Adequate System Air Flow                                              1
                             7.3                                 OR ≥ 13 MERV Filters, w/ Adequate System Air Flow                                              2
  Y                      VBG 8.0a   Contaminant Control                 Provide Smoke Detectors Per Code and Non-Mercury Thermostats                       Pre-Requisite
  Y                      VBG 8.0b                                       No Carpet in Kitchens, Bathrooms, Spa Areas, and Within 3' of Exterior             Pre-Requisite
                             8.1                                        Seal-Off Ducts During Construction                                        IEQ 1         1
                             8.2                                        Permanent Walk-Off Mats OR Shoe Storage OR Central Vacuum                               2
                     @       8.3                                        Flush Home Continuously for 1 Week with Windows Open                                    1
                     @       9.1    Radon Protection                    Install Radon Resistant Construction if Home is in EPA Zone 1             IEQ 1    Prerequisite
                     @       9.2                                        Install Radon Resistant Construction if Home is not in EPA Zone 1         IEQ 1         1
                             10.1   Garage Pollutant Protection     No Air Handling Equipment OR Return Ducts in Garage                           IEQ 1    Prerequisite
                             10.2                                   Tightly Seal Shared Surfaces between Garage and Home                          IEQ 1         2
                             10.3                                   Exhaust Fan in Garage                                                                       1
                             10.4                                OR Detached Garage or No Garage                                                  IEQ 1         3
          0               Sub-Total
Y / Pts   No   N/A          Awareness and Education (AE)                                         (Minimum of 0 AE Points Required)                              3
                     @       1.1    Education for Homeowner             Basic Occupant's Manual and Walkthrough of LEED Home                               Prerequisite
                     @       1.2     and/or Tenants                     Comprehensive Occupant's Manual and Multiple Walkthroughs / Trainings                   1
                     @       1.3                                        Public Awareness of LEED Home                                                           1
                     @       2.1    Education for Building Mgrs         Basic Building Manager's Manual and Walkthrough of LEED Home                            1
          0               Sub-Total
          0              Project Totals (pre-certification estimates)                           Estimated Performance Tier:                                   130




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                                                                                   Project Checklist, Addendum A
                                                                   Prescriptive Approach for Energy and Atmosphere (EA) Credits



Detailed information on the measures below are provided in the companion document "LEED for Homes Rating System"                               Max Points
                                                                                                                                               Available
Y / Pts   No   N/A        Energy and Atmosphere (EA)                                           (Minimum of 0 EA Points Required)         OR        38
                            2.1    Insulation                      Third-Party Inspection of Insulation, At Least HERS Grade II         EA 1   Prerequisite
                     @      2.2                                    Third-Party Inspection of Insulation, Grade I AND 5% above code      EA 1
                                                                                                                                          *         2
                            3.1    Air Infiltration               Third-Party Envelope Air Leakage Tested </= 7.0 ACH50 (CZ 1-2)        EA 1   Prerequisite
                            3.2                                   Third-Party Envelope Air Leakage Tested </= 5.0 ACH50 (CZ 1-2)        EA 1        2
                            3.3                                OR Third-Party Envelope Air Leakage Tested </= 3.0 ACH50                 EA 1
                                                                                                                                         *          3
                            4.1    Windows                        Windows Meet ENERGY STAR for Windows (See Table)                      EA 1   Prerequisite
                            4.2                                   Windows Exceed ENERGY STAR for Windows (See Table)                    EA 1        2
                            4.3                                OR Windows Exceed ENERGY STAR for Windows (See Table)                    EA 1
                                                                                                                                         *          3
                            5.1    Duct Tightness                 Third-Party Duct Leakage Tested </= 4.0 CFM25 / 100 SF to Outside     EA 1   Prerequisite
                            5.2                                   Third-Party Duct Leakage Tested </= 3.0 CFM25 / 100 SF to Outside     EA 1        2
                            5.3                                OR Third-Party Duct Leakage Tested </= 1.0 CFM25 / 100 SF to Outside     EA 1
                                                                                                                                         *          3
                     @      6.1    Space Heating and Cooling      Meets ENERGY STAR for HVAC w/ Manual J & refrigerant charge test      EA 1   Prerequisite
                            6.2                                   HVAC is Better than ENERGY STAR                                       EA 1        2
                            6.3                                OR HVAC Substantially Exceeds ENERGY STAR                                EA 1
                                                                                                                                         *          4
                     @      7.1    Water Heating                   Improved Hot Water Distribution System                                           2
                            7.2                                    Pipe Insulation                                                                  1
                            7.3    Water Heating                   Improved Water Heating Equipment                                     EA 1        3
                            8.1    Lighting                       Install at Least Three ENERGY STAR labeled Light Fixtures (or CFLS)   EA 1   Prerequisite
                            8.2                                   Energy Efficient Fixtures and Controls                                EA 1        2
                     @      8.3                                OR ENERGY STAR Advanced Lighting Package                                 EA 1        3
                            9.1    Appliances                      Select Appliances from List                                          EA 1        2
                            9.2                                    Very Efficient Clothes Washer (MEF > 1.8, AND WF< 5.5)               EA 1        1
                     @      10     Renewable Energy                Renewable Electric Generation System (1 Point / 5% Reduction)        EA 1       10
                     @      11     Refrigerant Management          Minimize Ozone Depletion and Global Warming Contributions                       1
          0              Sub-Total


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

                                        Signature                                                             Date

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

                                        Signature                                                             Date

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

                                        Signature                                                             Date




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                                                                                               Expanded Project Checklist
                                                                                                               Version 1.11
                                              Builder Name:

                                              Home Address (Street/City/State):


 Input Values:                                                                             Minimum No. of Points Required:
   No of Bedrooms:       3              Floor Area (SF):       1900                          Certified:  45      Silver:   60                 Gold:           75    Platinum:       90


Detailed information on the measures below are provided in the companion document "LEED for Homes Rating System"                                                     Pts.       Max Pts.
                                                                                                                                                                   Achieved     Available
      Innovation and Design Process (ID)                                                                  (Minimum of 0 ID Points Required)                            0             9
   Integrated Project                   1.1   Preliminary Rating                                                                                                      Y/N       Prerequisite
   Planning                                               Target performance tier:                                 .
                                  @     1.2   Integrated Project Team (meet all of the following)                                                                      0             1
                                                             Individuals or organizations with various capabilities
                                                             All team members involved in various project phases
                                                             Monthly meetings held with project team
                                  @     1.3   Design Charrette                                                                                                         0             1
   Quality Management             @     2.1   Pre-Construction Durability Planning (meet all of the following)                                                        Y/N       Prerequisite
   for Durability                                            Durability Evaluation completed
                                                              Durability strategies incorporated into project documentation
                                                              Strategies developed to address durability issues
                                        2.2   Wet Room Measures (meet all of the following)                                                                           Y/N       Prerequisite
                                                              Non-paper-faced backer board used
                                                              Water-resistant flooring used in appropriate areas
                                                              Drain and drain pan installed for any water heaters in or over living space
                                                            Drain and drain pan installed for any washers in or over living space
                                        2.3   Quality Management                                                                                                      Y/N       Prerequisite
                                        2.4   Third-Party Durability Inspection (meet all of the following)                                                            0             3
                                                              Builder completed the Durability Inspection Checklist
                                                              Third-party verified and checked-off on items in Durability Inspection Checklist
   Innovative / Regional          @     3.1   Approved ID Request name and identification #:                                                          .   .            0             1
   Design                         @     3.2   Approved ID Request name and identification #:                                                          .   .            0             1
                                  @     3.3   Approved ID Request name and identification #:                                                          .   .            0             1
                                  @     3.4   Approved ID Request name and identification #:                                                          .   .            0             1
      Location and Linkages (LL)                                                                          (Minimum of 0 LL Points Required)                            0            10
   LEED-ND                               1    LEED-ND Neighborhood                                                                                                 Not avail.       10
   Site Selection                      VBG2     For Parcels Greater Than 2 Acres, Submit a Site Plan                                                                  Y/N       Prerequisite
                                    @      2    Site Selection (meet all of the following)                                                                             0             2
                                                    Not built at elevation lower than 100-year flood defined by FEMA
  Not built on land identified as habitat for any threatened or endangered species
  Not built within 100 ft. of wetlands or areas of special local or state concern
  Not built on land that was public parkland prior to acquisition
   Preferred Locations                    3.1 Select Edge Development Site                                                                                             0             1
                                          3.2 OR Select Infill Site                                                                                                    0             2
                                          3.3 Select Previously Developed Site                                                                                         0             1
   Infrastructure                        4    Site within 1/2 Mile of Existing Water and Sewer                                                                         0             1
   Community Resources                  5.1   Basic Community Resources (meet one of the following)                                                                    0             1
   & Public Transit                                           Home within 1/4 mile of 4 basic community resources
                                                              Home within 1/2 mile of 7 basic community resources
                                                              Home within 1/4 mile of bus service
  Home within 1/4 mile of train or ferry service
                                        5.2   Extensive Community Resources (meet one of the following)                                                                0             2
                                                              Home within 1/4 mile of 7 basic community resources
                                                              Home within 1/2 mile of 11 basic community resources
                                                              Home within 1/2 mile of transit services with more than 60 rides per weekday
                                        5.3   Outstanding Community Resources (meet one of the following)                                                              0             3
                                                              Home within 1/4 mile of 11 basic community resources
                                                              Home within 1/2 mile of 14 basic community resources
                                                              Home within 1/2 mile of transit services with more than 125 rides per weekday
   Access to Open Space                  6    Within 1/2 Mile of Publicly Accessible Green Spaces At Least 3/4 acre in size                                            0             1




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                                                                                Project Checklist, Version 1.11 (cont'd)


Detailed information on the measures below are provided in the companion document "LEED for Homes Rating System"                                       Pts.      Max Pts.
                                                                                                                                                     Achieved    Available
      Sustainable Sites (SS)                                                                        (Minimum of 5 SS Points Required)                   0           21
   Site Stewardship                    1.1   Erosion Controls During Construction (meet all of the following)                                          Y/N      Prerequisite

  Existing topsoil stockpiled and protected from erosion (for reuse)
  Soils that have been or may be disturbed stabilized
  Path and velocity of runoff controlled with silt fencing or comparable measure
  Swales used to divert surface water from hillsides
  Storm sewer inlets protected with straw bales, silt fencing, silt sacks, etc.
  Erosion control blankets used on steep slopes
                                         1.2 Minimize Disturbed Area of Site (meet all of the following)                                                 0           1
                                                             Tree / plant preservation plan developed and marked on drawings and lot
                                                             At least 40% of the lot left undisturbed
                                                             High-density building (less than 1/8 acre per unit)
   Landscaping                 @       2.1   No Invasive Plants                                                                                        Y/N      Prerequisite
                               @       2.2   Basic Landscaping Design (meet all of the following)                                                       0            2
  Only drought-tolerant turf used
  No turf in densely shaded areas
  No turf on slopes of 25 percent (i.e. 4:1 slope)
  Mulch or soil amendments added, as appropriate
                               @       2.3   Limit Turf                                                                                                  0           3
                                                        % of landscaped area that is turf:               .%
                               @       2.4   Drought Tolerant Plants                                                                                     0           2
                                                        % of plants that are drought tolerant:           .%
                                                        Calculated plant water budget:                   . gallons / sf /year
   Shading of                  @        3    Locate and Plant Trees to Shade Hardscapes (meet one of the following)                                      0           1
   Hardscapes                                                Trees & shrubs located to shade at least 50% of hardscapes within 50 ft of house
  High-albedo materials installed for at least 50% of site's hardscapes
   Surface Water                      VBG4   Prepare a Surface Water Management Plan                                                                   Y/N      Prerequisite
   Management                  @       4.1   Design Permeable Sites                                                                                     0            4
                                                        % of site with vegetative landscape:                                                   . %
                                                        % of site with permeable paving:                                                       . %
                                                        % of site that is impermeable with designed infiltration features                      . %
                                       4.2   Design and Install Permanent Erosion Controls (meet any of the following, 1 pt each)                        0           2
                                                             Permanent storm water controls installed to manage run-off from house
                                                             Terracing and retaining walls installed
                                                             One tree or four 5-gal shrubs planted per 500 sf of disturbed construction area
   Non-Toxic Pest Control               5    Select Insect and Pest Control Alternatives from List (meet any of the following, 1/2 pt each)              0           2
  All cellulosic material treated with borate product
  Sand or diatomaceous earth or steel mesh barrier termite control system used
  Use non-cellulosic (not wood or straw) wall structure
  All wood kept at least 12" above soil
  All cracks, joints, penetrations, edges, and entry points sealed with caulking
  Exposed foundation insulation protected with moisture-resistant, pest-proof cover
  Rodent- and corrosion-proof screens installed on openings w/out caulk or seal
  Metal or plastic fasteners / dividers used for wood-to-concrete connections
  Landscaping installed so all parts of mature plants will be > 24" from house
  Termite bait system installed
   Compact                     @        6    High Housing Density                                                                                        0           4
   Development                                          Number of units                                       units
                                                        Number of acres                                       acres
                                                        Average housing density:                              units per acre




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                                                                                    Project Checklist, Version 1.11 (cont'd)


Detailed information on the measures below are provided in the companion document "LEED for Homes Rating System"                               Pts.      Max Pts.
                                                                                                                                             Achieved    Available
      Water Efficiency (WE)                                                                             (Minimum of 3 WE Points Required)       0           15
   Water Reuse                  @       1.1   Rainwater Harvesting System                                                                        0           4
                                                         System size                                              . % of roof area
                                                         Application (indoor / outdoor / both):                                 .
                                @       1.2   Grey Water Re-Use System                                                                           0           1
   Irrigation System            @       2.1   Select High Efficiency Measures from List (meet any of the following, 1 pt each)                   0           3
  Central shut-off valve
  Sub-meter for the irrigation system
  At least 50% of landscape planting beds have a drip irrigation system
  Separate zoning for turf and each type of bedding area
  Timer/controller that activates valve for each watering zone
  Pressure-regulating device to maintain optimal pressure and prevent misting
  High-efficiency nozzles
  Valves in heads inspected
  Moisture sensor controller or rain delay controller
                                        2.2   AND/OR Third Party Inspection of Irrigation System                                                 0           1
                                @       2.3   OR Install Landscape Designed by Licensed or Certified Professional that Needs no Irrigation       0           4
   Indoor Water Use                     3.1   High Efficiency Fixtures (meet any of the following, 1 pt each)                                    0           3
                                                                 Average lavatory faucet flow rate is less than 2.0 GPM
                                                                 Average shower head flow rate is less than 2.0 GPM
                                                                 Average toilet flow rate is less than 1.3 GPF
                                        3.2   OR Very High Efficiency Fixtures (meet any of the following, 2 pts each)                           0           6
                                                                 Average lavatory faucet flow rate is less than 1.5 GPM
                                                                 Average shower head flow rate is less than 1.5 GPM
                                                                 Average toilet flow rate is less than 1.1 GPF
      Energy and Atmosphere (EA)                                                             (Minimum of 0 EA Points Required)                  24          38
   ENERGY STAR Home                     1.1   Meets ENERGY STAR for Homes with Third-Party Testing                                                      Prerequisite
                                        1.2   Exceeds ENERGY STAR for Homes                                                                     24          34
                                                           IECC Climate Zone:        6

                                                           HERS Index Value Achieved:         40

   Water Heating                @       7.1   Improved Hot Water Distribution System (meet one of the following)                                 0           2
  Structured plumbing system
  Central manifold distribution system
  Compact design of conventional system
                                        7.2   Pipe Insulation                                                                                    0           1
   Refrigerant              @            11   Minimize Ozone Depletion and Global Warming Contributions (meet one of the following)              0           1
   Management
  No HVAC refrigerants used
  HVAC with non-HCFC refrigerant installed
  HVAC with refrigerant that complies




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                                                                                  Project Checklist, Version 1.11 (cont'd)


Detailed information on the measures below are provided in the companion document "LEED for Homes Rating System"                                           Pts.      Max Pts.
                                                                                                                                                         Achieved    Available
      Materials and Resources               (MR)                                                (Minimum of 2 MR Points Required)                           0           14
   Material Efficient         @       1.1   Overall Waste Factor for Framing Order Shall be No More than 10%.                                              Y/N      Prerequisite
   Framing                                             Overall waste factor:                  . %
                                      1.2   Advanced Framing Techniques (meet any of the following, see rating system for points)                            0           3
  Exterior wall shear techniques other than wood sheathing used
  Wood wall sheathing for shear used only at corners
  Joists spaced greater than 16" on center
  Studs spaced greater than 16" on center
  Roof pitch / eave width designed to 24" module
  Headers sized for actual loads
  Ladder blocking or drywall clips
  2-stud corners
                                      1.3   OR Structurally Insulated Panels                                                                                 0           2
   Environmentally            @       2.1   Tropical Woods, if Used, Must be FSC (meet all of the following)                                               Y/N      Prerequisite
   Preferable Products                                     All products containing tropical woods are FSC-certified
                                                           Builder provided all wood product suppliers with a notice of purchase preferences
                              @       2.2   Select Environmentally Preferable Products from List (meet any of the following, 1/2 point each)                 0           8
                                                        Assembly / component                           EPP Specs      Emissions Specs            Local
                                                        Exterior wall / framing
                                                        Exterior wall / siding or masonry
                                                        Floor / flooring
                                                        Floor / carpet
                                                        Floor / framing
                                                        Foundation / aggregate
                                                        Foundation / cement
                                                        Interior wall / framing
                                                        Interior wall and ceilings / gypsum board
                                                        Interior wall, ceilings and millwork / paint
                                                        Landscape / decking or patio
                                                        Other / cabinets
                                                        Other / counters
                                                        Other / doors
                                                        Other / trim
                                                        Other / adhesives & sealants
                                                        Other / windows
                                                        Roof / framing
                                                        Roof / roofing
                                                        Roof and floor and wall / insulation
                                                        Roof, floor and wall (2 of 3) / sheathing
   Waste Management           @       3.1   Waste Management Planning                                                                                      Y/N      Prerequisite

  Investigated and documented local options for diversion of waste
                                                      Diversion rate for construction waste:                             . %
                                                      Diversion rate for land clearing or demo. waste:                   . %
                                      3.2   Waste Reduction                                                                                                  0           3
                                                      Reduced waste by weight:                                . lbs / sf of floor area
                                                      Reduced waste, by volume:                               . cubic yards / sf of floor area
                                                      Diversion rate for construction waste:                  . %




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                                                                                   Project Checklist, Version 1.11 (cont'd)


Detailed information on the measures below are provided in the companion document "LEED for Homes Rating System"                                          Pts.      Max Pts.
                                                                                                                                                        Achieved    Available
      Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)                                                             (Minimum of 6 IEQ Points Required)                    0           20
   ENERGY STAR with IAP                  1    Meets ENERGY STAR w/ Indoor Air Package (IAP)                                                                 0          11
   Combustion Venting                   2.1   Space Heating & DHW Equip w/ Closed/Power-Exhaust (meet all appropriate, see rating system)                   0      Prerequisite

  Combustion equipment designed and installed with closed combustion
  Combustion equipment power-vented exhaust
  Combustion equipment located in detached building or open-air facility
  Home is located in EPA climate zone 1 or 2
  Carbon monoxide monitor installed on each floor
  All fireplaces and woodstoves have tight-fitting doors
                                        2.2   Install High Performance Fireplace (meet any of the following, as appropriate, see rating system)             0           2
  No fireplace or stove installed
  Wood-burning stove or fireplace that meets req's in Exhibit IEQ 2-B
  Wood-burning stove or fireplace with back-draft potential test
  Natural gas, propane, or alcohol fireplace that meets req's in Exhibit IEQ 2-B
  Pellet stove that meets req's in Exhibit IEQ2-B
  Pellet stove with power-venting or direct-venting
   Moisture Control            @         3    Moisture Load Analysis and Mitigation (meet all of the following, as appropriate)                             0           1
  Detailed analysis of moisture loads conducted
  Humidification or dehumidification system installed, as needed
  No humidification or dehumidification system needed
   Outdoor Air                         VBG4Air Seal Ventilation Ductwork With Mastic or Equivalent Material                                               Y/N      Prerequisite
   Ventilation                 @        4.1Basic Outdoor Air Ventilation Designed to ASHRAE Std 62.2 (meet all of the following, as appropriate)          Y/N      Prerequisite
                                                        Equip.type (ducted / non-ducted):                          .
                                                        Min. required ventilation air flow:               . CFM
  Whole building ventilation system designed to comply with ASHRAE 62.2
  Whole building ventilation system installed
  Home located in mild climate with less than 4,500 infiltration degree days
  Passive ventilation system stamped by licensed HVAC engineer
                                     4.2 Enhanced Outdoor Air Ventilation w/ Heat Recovery (meet all of the following, as appropriate)                      0           2
  Dedicated outdoor air supply system that complies with ASHRAE 62.2 installed
  System provides for heat transfer between incoming air and exhaust
  Home located in mild and dry climate
  System has fully ducted supply or trickle ventilators and exhaust
                                        4.3   Third-Party Testing of Outdoor Air Flow Rate into Home                                                        0           1
                                                          Flow rate of outdoor air into home:                 . CFM
   Local Exhaust               @        5.1   Meets ASHRAE Std 62.2 (meet all of the following)                                                           Y/N      Prerequisite

  Local exhaust in bathrooms designed and installed per ASHRAE Standard 62.2
  Local exhaust in kitchens designed and installed per ASHRAE Standard 62.2
  Local exhaust systems are designed to remove exhaust air to outdoors
  ENERGY STAR labeled bathroom exhaust fans installed
                                        5.2   Timer / Automatic Controls for Bathroom Exhaust Fans (meet one of the following)                              0           1
  Occupancy sensor installed
  Automatic humidistat controller installed
  Timer for bath exhaust fans installed
                                        5.3   Third-Party Testing of Exhaust Air Flow Rate Out of Home                                                      0           1
                                                          Exhaust air flow rates:    Kitchen:                 .
                                                                                                             CFM                            .   CFM
                                                                                     Bathrooms:               .
                                                                                                             CFM                            .   CFM
                                                                                                              .
                                                                                                             CFM                            .   CFM
                                                                                                              .
                                                                                                             CFM                            .   CFM
   Supply Air Distribution @            6.1   Meets ACCA Manual D (meet all of the following, as appropriate)                                             Y/N      Prerequisite

  Room-by-room duct design calculations performed
  Ducts installed according to design calculations
  Every rooom has adequate return air flow
  Non-ducted system is designed to meet heating and cooling loads in each room

                                         Third-Party Testing of Supply Air Flow into Each Room in Home
                                        6.2                                                                                                                 0           2
                                                       Ducted air flow rates within 15% or 10 CFM of design
                                                                                  . % / CFM              . % / CFM                          . % / CFM
                                                                                  . % / CFM              . % / CFM                          . % / CFM
                                                                                  . % / CFM              . % / CFM                          . % / CFM
  Non-ducted HVAC system has at least 2 distinct zones and independent controls

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                                                                                Project Checklist, Version 1.11 (cont'd)


Detailed information on the measures below are provided in the companion document "LEED for Homes Rating System"                               Pts.      Max Pts.
                                                                                                                                             Achieved    Available
      Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) continued                                                  (Minimum of 6 IEQ Points Required)          0           20
   Supply Air Filtering                 7.1 Install Filters of MERV 8 or better, w/ Adequate System Air Flow                                   Y/N      Prerequisite
                                                             MERV filter level:                   .
  Home is located in climate with less than 4,500 infiltration degree days
  Home utilizes passive or exhaust-only ventilation
                                        7.2 Install Filters of MERV 10 or better, w/ Adequate System Air Flow                                    0           1
                                        7.3 Install Filters of MERV 13 or better, w/ Adequate System Air Flow                                    0           2
   Contaminant Control               VBG8    Provide Smoke Detectors Per Code and Non-Mercury Thermostats                                      Y/N      Prerequisite
                                      8.1    Seal-Off Ducts During Construction                                                                 0            1
                                      8.2    Indoor Contaminant Control (meet any of the following, 1 pt each)                                  0            2
  Permanent walk-off mats over 4ft at each entry and accessible for cleaning
  Space near entryway designed for removing and storing shoes
  Central vacuum system installed with exhaust to outdoors
                              @       8.3    Flush Home Continuously for 1 Week with Windows Open                                                0           1
   Radon Protection           @       9.1    Install Radon Resistant Construction if Home is in EPA Radon Zone 1                               Y/N      Prerequisite
                                                         EPA Radon Zone:                           .
                              @       9.2    Install Radon Resistant Construction if Home is not in EPA Zone 1                                   0           1
   Garage Pollutant                   10.1   No HVAC in Garage (meet all of the following)                                                     Y/N      Prerequisite
   Protection                                               No air handling equipment in garage
                                                            No ductwork in garage
                                      10.2   Minimize Polllutants from Garage (meet all of the following)                                        0           2
  Conditioned spaces above garage: all penetrations sealed
  Conditioned spaces above garage: all connecting floor/ceiling joist bays sealed
  Conditioned spaces above garage: walls / ceilings painted
  Conditioned spaces next to garage: doors are weather stripped
  Conditioned spaces next to garage: CO detector in adjacent room
  Conditioned spaces next to garage: all penetrations are sealed
  Conditioned spaces next to garage: all cracks at base of walls are sealed
                                      10.3   AND/OR Exhaust Fan in Garage (meet all of the following)                                            0           1
  Minimum 100 CFM exhaust fan rated for continuous operation
                                                        Automatic timer linked to occupant sensor, light switch, or garage door
                                      10.4   OR Detached Garage or No Garage (meet one of the following)                                         0           3
                                                            Detached garage
                                                            No garage
      Awareness and Education (AE)                                                                   (Minimum of 0 AE Points Required)          0            3
   Education for              @       1.1    Basic Operations Training (meet all of the following)                                             Y/N      Prerequisite
   Homeowner                                               Operations and maintenance manual / binder
   and/or Tenants                                          One-hour walk-through of the home
                              @       1.2    Enhanced Training                                                                                   0           1
                                                        Brief description:                                                               .
                              @       1.3    Public Awareness of LEED Home (meet three of the following)                                         0           1
  4-hour public open house on 4 weekends
  Participation in green-building exhibition or tour
  4 informational stations about the LEED features
  Website published with at least 2 pages about LEED features / benefits
  Newspaper article on the project
  LEED for Homes 6-ft signs displayed on exterior of home
   Education for              @        2     Education of Building Manager (meet all of the following)                                           0           1
   Building Mgrs                                           Operations and maintenance manual / binder
                                                           One-hour walk-through of the building

                    Project Totals (pre-certification estimates)                                                                                24         130




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                                                                                        Project Checklist, Version 1.11 Addendum A
                                                                              Prescriptive Approach for Energy and Atmosphere (EA) Credits



Detailed information on the measures below are provided in the companion document "LEED for Homes Rating System"                                          Pts.      Max Pts.
                                                                                                                                                        Achieved    Available
      Energy and Atmosphere (EA)                                                                       (Minimum of 0 EA Points Required)                23.5026        38
   Insulation                            2.1   Basic Insulation with Third-Party Inspection (meet all of the following, as appropriate)                   Y/N      Prerequisite

  Insulation meets or exceeds 2004 IECC requirements
  Insulation meets Grade II HERS specifications
  Thermal bypass inspection conducted
  SIPs or ICFs used throughout the home
                              @      2.2 Enhanced Insulation with Third-Party Inspection (meet all of the following, as appropriate)                        0           2
  Insulation exceeds 2004 IECC requirements by 5% or more
  Insulation meets Grade I HERS specifications
  Thermal bypass inspection conducted
  SIPs or ICFs used throughout the home
   Air Infiltration                  3.1 Third-Party Envelope Air Leakage Tested                                                                          Y/N      Prerequisite
                                                      IECC climate region:                            .
                                                      Air leakage:                                    . ACH 50
                                     3.2 Better Envelope                                                                                                    0           2
                                     3.3 OR Best Envelope                                                                                                   0           3
   Windows                               4.1   Windows Meet ENERGY STAR for Windows (See Table)                                                           Y/N      Prerequisite
                                                         IECC climate region:              .
                                                         Window U-Factor:                  .
                                                         Window SHGC:                      .
                                         4.2   Windows Exceed ENERGY STAR for Windows by >/= 10% (See Table)                                                0           2
                                         4.3   OR Windows Exceed ENERGY STAR for Windows by >/= 20% (See Table)                                             0           3
   Duct Tightness                        5.1   Third-Party Duct Leakage Tested (meet all of the following, as appropriate)                                Y/N      Prerequisite
                                                           Duct air leakage to outdoors:                       CFM 25 / 100 SF conditioned floor area
  No ducts installed in exterior walls
  Ducts installed in exterior walls have sufficient insulation to maintain overall UA
  R-6 duct insulation around ducts in unconditioned spaces
  Non-ducted HVAC has R-3 insulation around pipes in unconditioned spaces
                                         5.2   Greatly Reduced Distribution Losses (meet all of the following, as appropriate)                              0           2
  Duct leakage less than 1.0 CFM 25 per 100 SF of conditioned space
  All ducts in conditioned spaces
  Non-ducted HVAC system entirely within conditioned envelope
                                     5.3 OR Minimal Distribution Losses (meet all of the following, as appropriate)                                         0           3
  Duct leakage less than 1.0 CFM 25 per 100 SF of conditioned space
  All ducts in conditioned spaces
  Non-ducted HVAC system has outdoor reset controls
   Space Heating and            @        6.1   HVAC Design and Installation (meet all of the following, as appropriate)                                   Y/N      Prerequisite
   Cooling
      Cooling                                            Type of equipment:                                              .
                                                         Cooling efficiency                                   . SEER / EER
                                                         Heating efficiency                                   . AFUE / HSPF / COP
  ENERGY STAR labeled programmable thermostat
  Proof of proper refrigerant charge
  No mechanical cooling system
                                         6.2   High-efficiency HVAC                                                                                         0           2
                                         6.3   OR Very High-efficiency HVAC                                                                                 0           4
   Water Heating                         7.3   Improved Water Heating Equipment                                                                             0           3
                                                         Type of equipment:                                                      .
                                                         DHW equipment efficiency:                               . EF / CAE
                                                         % of annual load met by solar:                          . %




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                                                                      Project Checklist, Version 1.11 Addendum A continued
                                                                        Prescriptive Approach for Energy and Atmosphere (EA) Credits



Detailed information on the measures below are provided in the companion document "LEED for Homes Rating System"                             Pts.      Max Pts.
                                                                                                                                           Achieved    Available
      Energy and Atmosphere (EA) continued                                                     (Minimum of 0 EA Points Required)           23.5026        38
   Lighting                           8.1   Install at Least Three ENERGY STAR labeled Lights (meet one of the following)                    Y/N      Prerequisite

  Three ENERGY STAR labeled fixtures installed in high-use rooms
  Three ENERGY STAR labeled CFLs installed in high-use rooms
  Three LED lights installed in high-use rooms
                                      8.2   Energy Efficient Fixtures and Controls (meet any of the following, 1/2 point each)                 0           2
  Motion sensor controls on all outdoor light fixture
  Four wireless photovoltaic exterior lights
  Three additional ENERGY STAR labeled light fixtures
  Three additional ENERGY STAR labeled CFLs
  Three additional LEDs
                              @       8.3   OR ENERGY STAR Advanced Lighting Package (meet all of the following)                               0           3
  50% of all fixtures in high-use rooms are ENERGY STAR
  25% of all fixtures in medium- or low-use rooms are ENERGY STAR
  50% of all outdoor fixtures are ENERGY STAR
   Appliances                         9.1   ENERGY STAR Labeled Appliances (meet any of the following, see rating system for points)           0           2
  All refrigerators installed are ENERGY STAR
  All ceiling fans in living room, family room, and bedrooms are ENERGY STAR
  All dishwashers are ENERGY STAR
  All clothes washers are ENERGY STAR
                                      9.2   Very Efficient Clothes Washer(s) (meet all of the following)                                       0           1
  All clothes washers have modified energy factor > 1.8
  All clothes washers have water factor < 5.5
   Renewable Energy           @       10    Renewable Electric Generation System (1 Point / 5% Reduction)                                      0          10
                                                      Type of renewable system:                                                  .
                                                      Annual electric load (based on HERS ref home):                             .   kWh
                                                      Annual electricity supplied by renewables:                                 .   kWh
                                                      % of annual load supplied by renewables:                        . %



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

              Builder's Name                                                                                       Company

                    Signature                                                                                            Date

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

                    Signature                                                                                            Date

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

                    Signature                                                                                            Date




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                                                        Multi-family Home Complex Size Adju
                                                                   VBG / LEED for Homes
                           Please insert the # of units in each building, and the average square footage for units with th
                           number. For example, if building 1 has three 2-bedroom units that are 1300, 1400, and 150
                           cell G10 and "1400" in cell H10. Please leave zeros or blanks where appropriate.
                  0-Bedroom             1-Bedroom               2-Bedroom              3-Bedroom
             # of units  Avg. ft2 # of units Avg. ft2 # of units Avg. ft2 # of units Avg. ft2
Building 1
Building 2
Building 3
Building 4
Building 5
Building 6
Building 7
Building 8
                    Unit                   Unit                   Unit                    Unit
                 Adjustment             Adjustment             Adjustment              Adjustment
Building 1            0                      0                      0                       0
Building 2            0                      0                      0                       0
Building 3            0                      0                      0                       0
Building 4            0                      0                      0                       0
Building 5            0                      0                      0                       0
Building 6            0                      0                      0                       0
Building 7            0                      0                      0                       0
Building 8            0                      0                      0                       0
             Overall Adjustment
Building 1             0                                              Number of Buildings:
Building 2             0
Building 3             0                                                 Number of Units:
Building 4             0
Building 5             0                                      Overall Community Adjustment:
Building 6             0                                  Please note, this value is not automatically entered into the ch
Building 7             0                                  or expanded checklist. The Provider must enter this informati
Building 8             0                                  manually.
Complex Size Adjuster
ED for Homes
quare footage for units with the corresponding bedroom
that are 1300, 1400, and 1500 square feet, insert "3" in
where appropriate.
                   4-Bedroom             5-Bedroom         Total
              # of units   Avg. ft2 # of units Avg. ft2    Units
                                                            0
                                                            0
                                                            0
                                                            0
                                                            0
                                                            0
                                                            0
                                                            0
                       Unit                  Unit
                    Adjustment            Adjustment
                         0                     0
                         0                     0
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