Minimum 8 Points Required
This section deals more with manufacturers and builders office and business practices.
7.1 Products used for home are manufactured within 800 km of build site (1 point for each 2 products—maximum of 5 points).
7.6 Builder's show homes incorporate permeable landscaping that is water efficient or xeriscaped (50% of lawn for 2 points; 100% for 4 points).
7.10 Manufacturer and/or supplier has a written environmental policy with defined environmental commitments (must include an office recycling program and energy efficient lighting). (1 point per supplier/manufacturer—maximum of 2 points).