LEED V4 - HOMES - LOCATION & TRANSPORTATION
To support high-performance, cost-effective project outcomes through an early analysis of the interrelationships among systems.
LEED for Neighborhood Development Location
To minimize the environmental damage of land development practices by building homes in LEED for Neighborhood Development–certified communities.
To reduce the environmental impact of the development footprint.
To encourage construction in environmentally preferable locations and avoid development of sensitive lands.
To conserve land and promote livability, transportation efficiency, and walkability by creating compact communities.
Access to Quality Transit
To reduce pollution and land development effects from automobile use.
To encourage daily walking and bicycling and to reduce vehicle miles traveled (VMT) and automobile dependence.