When to use LEED Multifamily - Midrise - Dorms VS NC - What is the difference? | U.S. Green Building Council
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When to use LEED Multifamily - Midrise - Dorms VS NC - What is the difference?

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When building or rehabbing green when is it best to choose LEED for Homes, Midrise, Multi Family, Mixed Use or Dorms for residential construction VS the LEED New Construction system?

Rating system: v4, v2009



Applying residential LEED to 2 - 12 story, mixed use, mid rise and/or college dorm housing is simpler than you think.

LEED for Homes is a green residential rating system that can be utilized on many different project types. Here you will understand how LEED for Homes and Energy Star for Homes applies to mixed use / multi family housing and when it makes sense to use the residential rating system over LEED NC.

From healthier occupants to reduced certification and documentation costs, see why LEED for Homes makes sense on your next commercial scale or college dorm residential project .


  1. Understand how LEED residential Construction Leads to healthier and safe buildings for the welfare of the community and occupants
  2. Know the difference between the different rating system options in Residential VS New Construction
  3. Articulate the Market Value of LEED multi family housing
  4. decipher some minor difference and opportunities in LEED V4 VS 2008 for Homes
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GreenHome Institute
Grand Rapids, MI
United States