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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) consists of a suite of rating systems for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings, homes and neighborhoods.

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Are there generally accepted measures for the sustainability of buildings?

There are well known commercial certifications, such as LEED. They operate with proprietary points-based score cards. See here. The ecological footprint of people's lifestyles is regularly measured in ...
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Are LEEDs certifications available for homes?

I've seen various levels of LEEDs certifications on public buildings but never for a private home. Are such certifications available for a home and if so, how would I go about finding a building who ...