When discussing building labels it is important to recognize the difference between “asset value” labels, which are based on how a building performs at standard operating conditions and “operational value” labels, which are based on measurements of energy consumption using the operating conditions that are in use at a particular time.
LEED for homes is a national, voluntary certification system, developed by experts and experienced builders, that promotes the design and construction of high performance green homes and encourages the adoption of sustainable practices by the homebuilding industry.
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