LEED Certified Virginia Theological Seminary Faculty Houses

Alexandria, Va.

The LEED Certified homes boast 37-45% energy savings as compared with a standard new home of the same size (based on HERS (Home Energy Rating System) index. The homes’ energy and water saving features include:

  • High efficiency HVAC equipment
  • WaterSense high efficiency plumbing fixtures
  • EnergyStar light fixtures and appliances
  • EnergyStar thermopane windows and doors
  • R30 spray foam insulation to create an air-tight barrier (Demilec spray foam contains 20% renewable materials)

In addition, ductwork was mastic-sealed, and third-party air balance and blower door tests were performed.