Soon certain flame retardants and phthalate containing plastics may not be allowed on LEED projects.
The Duthie Center for Engineering on the University of Louisville campus recently earned LEED Gold for its renovation project. Highlights included 54% water savings, reuse of 95% of the existing building structure, and recycling 77% of the demolition waste.
“The tester was impressed on how tight and energy efficient the home was. This home was sold on spec January 26, 2010. The highest energy bill we had on this home over a monthly period was $50.”