WHAT IS A RESILIENT HOME?
Resilient homes are affordable, durable, comfortable, healthy and energy efficient. They reduce the cost of homeownership through built in energy and water consumption savings. They include sustainable building materials that contribute to better indoor air quality. They are performance tested for air tightness and mechanical ventilation which ensures long term comfort and durability.
Earth Advantage certified homes reward you and your family with the quality of a home that reflects your lifestyle choices. All certified homes comply with prerequisites that assure construction best practices are implemented. The number of additional elective measures determine the certification level of each home; Silver, Gold, Platinum, or Zero Energy. Third-party certification ensures five key areas of building a sustainable home are met: energy, health, land, materials, and water.
More information is available at https://www.earthadvantage.org/creating-change/new-home-certification.html