Considerations Regarding Certification
a. Discuss options with homeowners.
b. Consider design team to maximize cost savings
c. Provide overview to homeowners.
d. Decide whether it’s worth to receive a level of certification.
e. Make sure homeowners are aware of increased financial burden
f. Familiarize yourself with local and state laws that may affect certification (zoning, conservation commission).
g. Changing nature of certification (requirements are fluid)
h. Potential for need to renew certification.