LEEDing The Way
LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes bestin-class building strategies and practices. To receive LEED certification, building projects satisfy prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification. Prerequisites and credits differ for each rating system, and teams choose the best fit for their project.
Green By Design
- Dyal Compass is a steward in LEED certified residential development, including the 1st LEED Silver certified home on Kiawah Island, SC.
- Dyal Compass is developing the first community of all LEED certified homes within a luxury resort. The community, Indigo Park, will feature 16 homes on over 12 acres of private marsh.
- One of the homes in Indigo Park was chosen as the HGTV Dream Home 2013 – this home was the first ever Platinum LEED home in HGTV Dream Home’s history.
Not Your Ordinary Neighbors
- Kiawah Island is home to 18 species of mammals including dolphins, red foxes, bobcats, white-tailed deer, and river otters.
- 30+ species of reptiles including American alligators, Loggerhead sea turtles, and diamondback terrapins.
- Along with 300 species of birds (including Wilson’s plovers, Least terns, king rails, and nighthawks.
Sanctuary with a purpose
Dyal Compass uses state-of-the-art building materials in order to provide attractive, comfortable, durable homes, but also achieve LEED certification. By receiving this elite certification, future homeowners are ensured that their home is healthy for their family and the environment. Some of the many ways Dyal Compass accomplishes LEED certification are:
- Nu-Cedar Shingles, Never Have to Be Painted or Stained
- Impact-Resistant, Energy-Efficient Windows and Doors
- Geo-Thermal Heating and Cooling
- Sustainable Hardwood Flooring
- Interlocking, Heat-Reflecting Metal Roof
- Energy Star Appliances and LED lighting
- High R-Value Spray Foam Insulation