Are USModular Homes in Hawthorne Environmentally Friendly, Energy Star Certified, and LEED Certified?


Modular homes in Hawthorne are greener and more energy efficient than site built houses. Make your house as green as it can be with a prefabricated home!

Its not news that ‘going green’ is prominent to the residents of Hawthorne. From green shopping, green cars and green architecture, green hotels, and green dining and activities, its obvious Hawthorne residents have the environment on their minds in all phases of their lives.

USModular is dedicated to saving you as much money, both now and in the future, as possible. We also know that it is up to us to care for the environment as much as we can.

Developing homes off-site and in a controlled factory allows us to make the most of reusing and recycling tactics, inventory and surplus control, and humidity control. Each of our customized modular houses comes equipped with many energy efficient features. We use energy efficient Low E windows, fiberglass batt insulation, low flow valves, pex water piping, and many more environmentally friendly options. Our specialized teams work directly with homeowners and home builders from throughout the country to guarantee that the prefabricated project is LEED Certified at one of the 4 levels of certification.


4 Tiers of LEED Certification in Hawthorne

LEED certification in Hawthorne is a point based classification process in which building projects earn LEED points for attaining specific “green building’ criteria. Categories are based on energy efficiency, materials used, indoor air quality, sustainability, and water efficiency. The number of points earned governs which tier of LEED Certification the project receives. LEED certification is attainable in four increasing levels according to the following scale:

There are 100 base points, and certification levels are as follows:

  • Certified 40-49 points
  • Silver 50-59 points
  • Gold 60-79 points
  • Platinum 80 points and above

To learn more about the LEED certification and green initiatives for the Hawthorne area, visit http://www. greentowns. com/ca/hawthorne.

The LEED Certification Direction That’s Right For You

At USModular, we help you determine the most beneficial certification path for your prefabricated house and give you the means and assets you need to have an immediate and quantifiable impact on your home or building’s performance, both in your wallet and in the environment.

For more info on LEED Efficiency, visit our website!

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