To encourage and recognize increasing levels of on-site renewable energy self-supply
to reduce environmental and economic impacts associated with fossil fuel use
Supply at least 5% of the building's total energy use (expressed as a fraction of annual energy cost) through the use of on-site renewable energy systems
The intent and requirements described on this webpage are paraphrased from the copyrighted works of the USGBC "LEED 2009 for
New Construction and Major Renovations Rating System November 2008", and, the CAGBC "LEED Rating System & Addendum for New Construction and Major Renovations
LEED Canada-NC version 1.0 December 2004", and are presented here strictly for informational purposes and are not intended to supplant or be used in place
of the original copyrighted works.