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| v3 - LEED 2008

Optimize energy performance

EAc1 | Possible 34 points


Improve the overall energy performance of a home by meeting or exceeding the performance of an ENERGY STAR labeled home.



1.1 Performance of ENERGY STAR for Homes. Meet the performance requirements of ENERGY STAR for Homes, including third-party inspections.


1.2 Exceptional energy performance (maximum 34 points). Exceed the performance of ENERGY STAR for Homes. Use the equations below relating the Home Energy Standards (HERS) Index to the appropriate number of LEED points.

LEED Pts = { [ Log (100 – HERS Index) ] / 0.024 } - 48.3
LEED Pts = { [ Log (100 – HERS Index) ] / 0.021 } - 60.8
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