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Virtual tour of the Habitat for Humanity LEED Platinum Zero Energy Depot Neighborhood

GBCI: 0920013921

Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region decide to pilot a Zero Energy Capable LEED Platinum community in the City of Traverse City, Michigan
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

  • LEED AP Homes
  • LEED Green Associate
  • LU/HSW

Rating system: v4, v2009

Published on: July 26, 2017

Average: 3.7 (46 votes)
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Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region decide to pilot a Zero Energy Capable LEED Platinum community in the City of Traverse City, Michigan. Through their award winning efforts they have shown that it is possible to achieve low to no energy bills in climate zone 6 (very cold) through replicable efforts. Join us as we go behind the scenes and drywall to take you into the homes and meet those responsible for design, construction, energy testing, funding and meet some of the homeowner’s who benefit from a habitat mortgage living in this community.

Please be sure to also read through the attached handout which details the specifics of the LEED credits and provides utility data.

Objectives

  1. Articulate the basics of how Habitat for Humanity uses required sweat equity and training to align with LEED BD+C Homes V4 EA Education of the Homeowner and LEED for Homes 2008 AE Homeowner manual
  2. Understand how LEED BD+C Homes V4 EA Annual Energy Use and LEED Homes 2008 EA Exceptional Energy Performance can drive down predicted energy use to achieve zero energy capable homes
  3. Know the benefits of LEED Homes 2008 Location and Linkages (LL5) for developing housing diverse resource regions
  4. Be inspired and empowered to build affordable housing that removes expensive utility costs for homeowners and tenants who need it the most
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GreenHome Institute
Grand Rapids, MI
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Brett Little

Executive Director GreenHome Institute
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