Building Green

Energy Star

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.

Each Habitat for Humanity home features:

  • 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
Green Construction
 
Green Construction

LEED

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.