Type of recognition awarded through assessment program.
Assessment Recognition Type
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure||Source|
|Rating||Non-numeric, relative ranking||N/A|
|Certification||Representation that a building or plant meets strict performance standards set by assessment organization||N/A|
|Award||Recognition of outstanding environmental leadership or green energy accomplishments||N/A|
|Label||Representation that a product meets strict performance standards set by assessment organization||N/A|
|Participant||Recognition of participation in an assessment program without associated score, rating, certificate, award, or label.||N/A|
|Zero Energy Ready Home||A DOE Zero Energy Ready Home is a high performance home which is so energy efficient, that a renewable energy system can offset all or most of its annual energy consumption.||N/A||DOE|
|Score||Numeric score, either an absolute number or number within a range such as 1-100||N/A|
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