LEED CERTIFIED HOMES

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

Sotramont is proud to build energy efficient homes and continues to develop environmentally responsible communities. LEED certification provides independent, third-party verification that a building, home or community is designed and built using strategies aimed at achieving high performance in 7 key areas of human and environmental health:

 Sustainable PROJECTS  Non-invasive plant species  Grass that requires minimal cutting  White roofs   MAX PTS: 21

Sustainable PROJECTS

Non-invasive plant species

Grass that requires minimal cutting

White roofs

MAX PTS: 21

 Energy USE effeciency  Efficient design and construction  Efficient appliances  Use of renewable energy   MAX PTS: 37    

Energy USE effeciency

Efficient design and construction

Efficient appliances

Use of renewable energy

MAX PTS: 37

 

 Water USE efficiency  Minimal watering  Rain sensor  Low-flow toilets and plumbing fixtures   MAX PTS: 11    

Water USE efficiency

Minimal watering

Rain sensor

Low-flow toilets and plumbing fixtures

MAX PTS: 11

 

 resource management  Use of local recycled materials  Waste reduction  Reuse of material   MAX PTS: 14    

resource management

Use of local recycled materials

Waste reduction

Reuse of material

MAX PTS: 14

 

 Indoor air quality  Access to natural daylight  Improve acoustics  No volatile organic compounds   MAX PTS: 17    

Indoor air quality

Access to natural daylight

Improve acoustics

No volatile organic compounds

MAX PTS: 17

 

 Innovative DESIGN  Extra points for innovation  High performance building envelope  Large windows for maximum solar gain   EXTRA PTS: 6    

Innovative DESIGN

Extra points for innovation

High performance building envelope

Large windows for maximum solar gain

EXTRA PTS: 6

 

 Location & linkS  Extra points for location  Nearby public transport  Respond to regional concerns   EXTRA PTS: 4    

Location & linkS

Extra points for location

Nearby public transport

Respond to regional concerns

EXTRA PTS: 4

 

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With a total rating system of 110 points, LEED gives 4 different levels of certification:

 40 - 49 POINTS

40 - 49 POINTS

 50 - 59 POINTS

50 - 59 POINTS

 60 - 79 POINTS

60 - 79 POINTS

 OVER 80 POINTS

OVER 80 POINTS