Minimum 8 Points Required
This section deals more with manufacturers and builders office and business practices.
7-1 Products used for home is manufactured within 800 kilometers (1 point for each 2 products - maximum of 5 points).
7-2 Builder provides Built Green® homeowner manual, completed Built Green® checklist and educational walkthrough with sale or possession (3 points).
7-6 Builder's show homes incorporate permeable landscaping which is water efficient or xeriscaped (50% of lawn 2 points, 100% 4 points).
7-10 Manufacturer and/or supplier has written an environmental policy which defines their commitment (must include an office recycling program and energy efficient lighting). (1 point per supplier/manufacturer - maximum of 2 points).