ENTERPRISE  GREEN  COMMUNITIES

Enterprise is a large funder of affordable housing.  Their certification requirements include ...      

  • 87 item checklist

  • Energy Star Certification

  • HERS Rating

In addition to energy efficiency, Enterprise has sustainability criteria, including ...

  • Compact development

  • Neighborhood connection to the surrounding community

  • Water conservation

  • Low maintenance

  • Indoor air quality

  • No light pollution

PROCESS

The Enterprise process is pretty simple.  Your project must comply with all the mandatory measures on the checklist and also achieve 35 optional points.  You just ...

  • Download the checklist

  • Confirm you can meet the mandatory items

  • Decide which optional points you will go for

  • Submit an application before construction starts

  • Build the project, documenting items as you go

  • Submit documentation on-line within 60 days of completing construction

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