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LEED Scoring Tool for Green Building; USGBC launched self-scoring online tool for green beginners
If you are wondering whether your home is green enough or uncertain about how close you are, check out a new LEED self-scoring online tool for green buildings recently initiated by the U.S. Green Building Council.
“It is one of the simplest tools on the market for green home building that everyone can use; the credit by credit path encompasses the entire LEED for Home Programs, showing you that you maybe closer to achieving LEED certification than you think”, said Nate Kredich, Vice President of Residential Market Development, USGBC.
By registering on the USGBC webpage and answering all the questions, the system will allow you to rate your home and estimate how your home or project might score in LEED rating system as well as better understanding in true nature of LEED certification. The self scoring tool offers two significant levels of utility. You can just simply do a fast track on Quick Score level for quick assessment of estimation, or take more time going insight Credit by Credit path to dig down the entire evaluation system.
The purpose is to foster understanding in LEED requirements and its rating system and to make the system easier to access by interesting candidates. Also this self- scoring system will stimulate and accelerated global acceptance of sustainability in green building system and development. In today’s world of unpredictable climate change and tremendous degradation of fossil fuels, it is critical that building industry personnel including researchers, developers, manufacturers, builders and consumers are well-aware of our impacts on environment.
Residential industries have inevitably both extensively direct and indirect impacts on ecological system and are the biggest gas emission inventor compared with other industries. Rating your home, project as well as your daily activities will estimate an outline of how green and how certified you are according to the rating system.
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Lifesbox, manufactured housing builder (www.lifesbox.com ) is an engineering group has been in business since 1988 in consulting, designing, and manufacturing quality Custom Built Modular Buildings with prefabricated technologies in Thailand.
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