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LEED Homes

LEED project eligibility

...register a project the better. Ideally before design even begins, as knowing the requirements and understanding the rating system can help you from the initial stages, even as early as picking a location to build. But a project already underway is still eligible under certain conditions. Depending on the size of the ...

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...ave enrolled in the LEED program with the CaGBC , you can promote the home as "Registered with LEED Canada for Homes". A project is not LEED certified until it has been issued final approval by the CaGBC. Is it necessary to hire a LEED AP? Having a LEED AP (Accredited professional) on your team will earn you a poin...

LEED Homes

What is different with LEED V4?

...ample, where an equivalent Canadian reference standard exists, an ACP can allow for the use of that standard. This model for tailoring LEED to the Canadian market will simplify the development process and allow ALL the LEED rating systems to be made available to Canadians. Better user experience Applying ACPs wil...

The EC3 Tool - Skanska - Calculating & Comparing Carbon Footprint of Buildings
Planning and Design

Calculating the Carbon Footprint of Buildings, Introducing The EC3 Calculator From Skanska

...alculator (EC3), an open source calculator and comparison tool containing information on building materials. Based on data from product environmental declarations (EPD), this tool is searchable based on material performance requirements, design specifications, location and project warming potential. The database curr...