LEED for Homes Helpful Websites

The following links are arranged by credits of the LEED for Homes checklist.  If you have a link to submit, please use our Contact Us form.  We appreciate your help in building this list. 

 

INNOVATION IN DESIGN

LOCATION & LINKAGES

  • LL2: Site Selection - Need to find the radius around your project - say 100 ft from wetlands?  This website is an excellent resource.  www.freemaptools.com/radius-around-point.htm
  • LL5: Community Resources / Transit
    • Need to find the radius around your project - say 1/4 or 1/2 mile?  This website is an excellent resource.  www.freemaptools.com/radius-around-point.htm  
      • Power User: Download the KML file from the website and open it with Google Earth.  Then you can choose to display a variety of resources (Google won't show them all, so you might have to combine with other maps or a site visit).
    • Find more local resources with WalkScore.

SITE SELECTION

WATER EFFICIENCY

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

MATERIALS & RESOURCES

INDOOR AIR QUALITY

AWARENESS & EDUCATION

  • AE 1.1: Basic Operations Training - USGBC conveniently provides a template and instructions.  Yes - read the instructions!  You will be happy you did.