NAHB Credits – Roofing

NAHB CREDITS (Based on NAHB National Green Building Standard, published 2009) Possible Points
Resource Efficiency
602.13 Roof Surfaces—ENERGY STAR or Cool Roof Council Certified: A minimum of 90% of roof surfaces are constructed of products that are (1) in accordance with the ENERGY STAR or Cool Roof Council certification or equivalent, or (2) a green roof system. 3
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. 2-4
608.1 Locally Available, Indigenous Materials: Use indigenous materials for major elements of the building. 2
Energy Efficiency
702.2 Energy Cost Performance: Energy efficiency features are implemented to achieve energy cost performance that exceeds ICC IECC by 15-60%. 30-120
703.1.1 Building Envelope: Total building thermal envelope UA improved by 10-20% over that required by IECC. Insulation must receive a grade 1 rating. 10-36