All of Habitat for Humanity of Miami County, OH homes are built to an Energy Star Version 3.0 standard or higher. Energy Star has a focus on energy efficiency, which ensures that our homeowners will enjoy low energy costs for years to come.
- Exterior Wall Insulation of R-20 or greater
- Attic Insulation of R-38 or greater
- Insulated and conditioned crawlspaces
- Substantial air sealing
- 90% or greater AFUE furnaces
For the last 2 years Habitat has participated in a LEED build.
LEED stands for Leadership in Energy Efficiency and Design.
LEED is a ratings system that evaluates the design and green features of a home. For the special LEED Habitat homes, some of the features further improve indoor air quality, energy efficiency, and durability of the home.