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CATEGORY
NAHB
LEED
Lot Design, Preparation, &
development
9.6%
23.6%
Resource Efficiency
20.3%
11.8%
Energy Efficiency
38.5%
28%
Water Efficiency
11.1%
11%
Indoor Environmental Quality
16.2%
15.4%
Operation, maintenance, and
homeowner education
2.2%
2.2%
Global Impact
2.1%
5.9*
Innovation & design process
9.5% *
8%
Total Points Available
857
136
*  NAHB innovation & design process is imbedded in
seven categories, but if separated would be 9.5% of
total available points.  LEED global impact is
imbedded in materials and resources category, and
would be 5.9% if separated.
LEED certification level is based on total
points earned.  NAHB certification is based on
the lowest level earned in any single category.
Analysis in table below is an assessment by
Designer Home Builders, using the NAHB
categories and matching LEED categories as
best as possible based on criteria from each
program.
The two national green building programs
are           , which is in process of becoming
an ANSI standard, and  
LEED, which started
with schools, retail and commercial building.
NAHB
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