NAHB Credits – Fence, Railing & Decking

NAHB CREDITS (Based on NAHB National Green Building Standard, published 2009) Possible Points
Resource Efficiency
601.7 No Site Applied Finishing Materials: Building materials or assemblies are utilized that do not require additional site-applied material for finishing. 2-5
602.8 Termite-resistant Materials: Use termite-resistant construction materials appropriate for the level of termite infestation probability as defined by the NAHB National Green Building Standard. 2-6
604.1 Recycled-content Materials: Use recycled-content building materials for two minor and/or two major components of the building with a recycled content of 25% or greater. 1-3
606.3 Manufacturing Energy: Materials used for major components of the building that are manufactured using a minimum of 33% of the primary manufacturing process energy derived from renewable sources, combustible waste sources or renewable energy credits (RECs). 2
608.1 Locally Available, Indigenous Materials: Use indigenous materials for major elements of the building. 2