LEED Credits – Roofing

LEED_H CREDITS (Based on LEED-H January 2008) Possible Points
Energy & Atmosphere
ENERGY STAR Labeled Home (credit 1.2): Exceed requirements of ENERGY STAR for Homes; home must be third-party inspected. 1-34
Materials & Resources
Environmentally Preferable Products (credit 2.2/Environmentally Preferable Materials—Local): Use products that are extracted, processed and manufactured within 500 miles of home. 0.5
LEED-NC CREDITS (Based on LEED-NC Version 3) Possible Points
Sustainable Sites
Heat Island Effect: Roof (credit 7.2): Use roofing materials on at least 75% of the roof area that have a Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) of at least 78 for a roof with a slope less than or equal to 2:12 (low-sloped) or an SRI of 29 for a roof with a slope greater than 2:12 (steep-sloped). 1
Energy & Atmosphere
Minimum Energy Performance (prerequisite 2): Establish a minimum level of building energy performance to exceed ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007 by 10% for new construction or 5% for major renovations to existing buildings. REQ
Optimize Energy Performance (credit 1): Achieve increasing levels of building energy performance above required minimum performance standards. 1-9
Materials & Resources
Recycled Content (credit 4): Use materials with recycled content such that the sum of post-consumer recycled content plus one-half of the pre-consumer content constitutes at least 10% or 20% (based on cost) of the total value of the materials in the project. 1-2
Regional Materials (credit 5): Use building materials or products that have been extracted, harvested or recovered, as well as manufactured, within 500 miles of the project site for a minimum of 10% or 20% (based on cost) of the total materials value. 1-2
Indoor Environmental Quality
Thermal Comfort (credit 7.1): Design HVAC system and building envelope to comply with the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 55-2004, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy. 1
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