LEED for Homes Case Studies

Kendal at Longwood

Kendal at Longwood
The Kendal Corp. & Warfel Construction
48 Duplex Cottages in Kennett Square, PA

LEED for Homes Gold
  • HERS Index: 69 for 31% Reduced Energy Consumption
  • Ultra High Efficiency Geothermal Heating & Cooling System
  • Low-E Argon Filled High Performance Windows & Glass Doors
  • Above Code 2×6 Wall Construction
  • 100% Energy Star Appliances and LED Lighting
  • Automatic Fresh Air Delivery System with HEPA Filtration
  • High Innovation & Design Process Score for Outstanding Project Planning, Durability Risk Management, and Exemplary Performance Credits
  • Maximum Location & Linkages Score for Exceptional Access to Community Resources, Transit Options, and Natural Spaces.
  • High Sustainable Sites Score for Exceptional Site Stewardship, Landscape Design, and Surface Water/Outdoor Water Use Management

Harrison Residence

Harrison Residence
Anastasia Harrison, Architect
Single Family Home in Westfield, New Jersey

LEED for Homes Gold
  • HERS Index: 48 for 52% Reduced Energy Consumption
  • EPA Indoor Air Plus Certified
  • Ultra High Efficiency Boiler for Radiant Heat Distribution & Domestic Hot Water (96% AFUE)
  • Ultra High Efficiency Central Air Conditioning (24.5 SEER)
  • Open Cell Spray Foamed Exterior Walls & Attic for Superior Air Sealing and Insulation Performance
  • Low-E Argon Filled High Performance Windows & Glass Doors
  • Energy Recovery Ventilator for Superior Fresh Air Delivery, Indoor Comfort, and Energy Savings
  • 100% Energy Star Appliances and CFL Lighting
  • Maximum Innovation & Design Process Score for Outstanding Project Planning, Durability Risk Management, and Exemplary Performance Credits
  • Maximum Location & Linkages Score for Exceptional Access to Community Resources, Transit Options, and Natural Spaces
  • High Material & Resources Score for Outstanding Project Planning, Waste Management, and Use of Environmentally Preferable Products
  • Excellent Indoor Environmental Quality Score Thanks to a Comprehensive HVAC Design which included ERVs, Moisture Control Measures, Best Available Air Filtration, Contaminant Source Control, and Enhanced Local Exhaust Systems
  • Extensive Public Outreach to Promote Awareness & Education for LEED for Homes through the Local New Jersey Chapter of the USGBC

Oradell Veterans Housing

Oradell Veterans Housing
by Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County
4 Duplex-Style Homes in Oradell, New Jersey

LEED for Homes Silver
  • Will Provide Homes for the Families of 4 Service Members Returning from Iraq/Afghanistan
  • HERS Index: 71 for 29% Reduced Energy Consumption
  • High Location & Linkages Score for Exceptional Access to Community Resources, Transit Options, and Natural Spaces.
  • Extensive Public Outreach to Promote Awareness & Education for the LEED for Homes and Habitat for Humanity Programs
  • High Efficiency Condensing Gas Furnace (95% AFUE)
  • Low-E Argon Filled High Performance Windows & Glass Doors
  • Energy Star Fan Automatic Fresh Air Delivery System
  • 100% Energy Star Appliances and CFL Lighting

Christina Seix Academy Residences

Christina Seix Academy Residences
by Christina Seix Foundation & Spiezle Group
Private School Student & Faculty Housing in Ewing, NJ

LEED for Homes Silver
  • Built to Provide a High-Quality Subsidized Education to Children of Single Adult Caregivers
  • Ultra High Efficiency Geothermal Heating & Cooling System
  • Closed Cell Spray Foamed Exterior Wall and Attic Cavities with Continuous Exterior Foam Insulation for Exceptional Air Sealing and Insulation Performance
  • Low-E Argon Filled High Performance Windows & Glass Doors
  • 100% Energy Star Appliances and CFL Lighting
  • High Material & Resources Score for Outstanding Project Planning, Waste Management, and Use of Environmentally Preferable Products
  • Extensive Public Outreach to Promote LEED Awareness & Education as well as Use of the LEED Project as a Green Learning Tool for the Students

Shaffer Residence

Shaffer Residence
by Studio 26 Homes
Gut Rehab of Single Family Home in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

LEED for Homes Platinum

  • HERS Index: 40 for 60% Reduced Energy Consumption
  • Ultra High Efficiency Geothermal Heating & Cooling System
  • High Efficiency Tankless Gas Hot Water Heater
  • Flash and Batt Exterior Walls & Attic (Closed Cell Spray Foam + Fiberglass Batt) for Superior Air Sealing and Insulation Performance
  • Low-E Argon Filled High Performance Windows & Glass¬† Doors
  • Energy Recovery Ventilator for Superior Fresh Air Delivery, Indoor Comfort, and Energy Savings
  • 100% Energy Star Appliances and CFL Lighting
  • High Innovation & Design Process Score for Outstanding Project Planning, Durability Risk Management, and Exemplary Performance Credits
  • High Sustainable Sites Score for Exceptional Site Stewardship, Landscape Design, and Surface Water/Outdoor Water Use Management
  • Near Perfect Water Efficiency Score due to Comprehensive Use of Very High Efficiency Fixtures, Rainwater Harvesting, and Graywater Reuse Systems
  • High Material & Resources Score for Outstanding Project Planning, Waste Management, and Use of Environmentally Preferable Products
  • Excellent Indoor Environmental Quality Score thanks to a Comprehensive HVAC Design which included ERVs, Moisture Control Measures, Best Available Air Filtration, Contaminant Source Control, and Enhanced Local Exhaust Systems

Thoft Residence

 
Thoft Residence
by Kirsten Thoft, Architect
Single Family Home in Princeton, NJ

LEED for Homes Gold

  • HERS Index: 22 for 78% Reduced Energy Consumption
  • Ultra High Efficiency Geothermal Heating & Cooling System
  • Continuously Insulated Basement Slab with Radiant Floor Heating
  • Low-E Argon Filled High Performance Windows & Glass Doors
  • 2×6 Exterior Wall Construction with Spray Foam Hybrid Insulation System & added R-5 Exterior Continuous Rigid Foam Insulation Layer
  • Closed Cell Spray Foamed Attic and Floor Cavities
  • Energy Star Appliances & CFL Lighting
  • Maximum Location & Linkages Score for Exceptional Access to Community Resources, Transit Options, and Natural Spaces
  • Excellent Energy & Atmosphere Score Due to Use of High Efficiency Mechanical Systems and a 9-Kilowatt Photovoltaic Array
  • High Indoor Environmental Quality Score Thanks to a Comprehensive HVAC Design which included Proper Contaminant Source Control, Enhanced Ventilation, Air Filtering, Radon Protection, and Third-Party Performance Verification

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