Leed points / Guides

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...LEED home? Once you have enrolled in the LEED program with the CaGBC , you can promote the home as "Registered with LEED Canada for Homes". A project is not L...

LEED Platinum prefabricated home Kit
LEED Homes

LEED® Platinum prefab kit home has superior air quality and performance

...LEED Platinum House Kit, Montreal Ellen and Roman Szumski earned LEED® Platinum certification for their home in Labelle, in the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec...

LEED for homes rating system.
LEED Homes

What is LEED?

...points earned, Platinum being the highest. Read about LEED for homes , LEED V4 , Passive House Certification and all other Green home rating systems for Canad...

Wall assemblies - new construction

Wood framing

...points towards LEED certification. Further reading on structures and material efficient framing techniques: About wood frame construction Material eff...

LEED Homes

LEED project eligibility

...points or more to qualify for certification. Types of buildings eligible types of projects that are eligible: New Homes: Single family Multi housing (up to 3 fl...

Aerial view of The Earth Rangers Centre (CNW Group/Earth Rangers)
LEED Homes

The Earth Rangers Retrofit a rEED Gold building and earn LEED Platinum

...LEED Platinum Certification from the Canada Green Building Council, for Existing Buildings (EB). The Earth Rangers Centre certified LEED Gold for New Constructi...

The LEED rating system
LEED Homes

The LEED rating system

...LEED categories with a total of 136 available points, and a minimum amount is required to achieve certification. This point threshold is determined by the size ...

Cambrian Black Granite

Granite counter tops

...LEED for Homes certification exists. To get a point for buying local, LEED has a limit of 800km by truck or 2400km by rail or water for the transportation of ...

Hydronic heating system
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Hydronic heating

...LEED points. It is a simple matter of running a normal 4 inch plumbing pipe from your attic to your utility room. By doing so, installing solar panels (therma...

Mineral wool insulation in roof by Rockwool - LEED Platinum V4
Roof assemblies - new construction

Mineral wool insulation in roofs by Rockwool

...points for energy efficiency of LEED Platinum V4 because of the extensive use of mineral wool insulation, a slew of recycled materials and excellent interior ai...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

All about green home certification programs & rating systems for USA & Canada

...LEED for Homes: Originating in the USA, LEED is currently the most prolific green building rating system and stands for; Leadership in Energy and Environmenta...