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