LEED Points

All of the materials used in our Eco-Friendly line have potential for LEED points ( Leadership in Environmental Engineering and Design).

  • EA Credit 1: Optimize Energy Performance = 1 to 10 points

  • EQ Credit 4.1: Low-Emitting Materials: Adhesives & Sealants= 1 point

  • EQ Credit 4.2: Low-Emitting Materials: Paints & Coatings= 1 point

  • EQ Credit 6.2: Controllability of Systems: Thermal Comfort= 1 point

  • EQ Credit 7.1: Thermal Comfort: Design= 1 point

  • MR Prerequisite 1: Storage & Collection of Recyclables: Required

  • Mrcr2.1 and 2.2: Construction Waste Management System=1 to 2 points

  • Mrcr5.1 and 5.2: Regional Materials : 2 points possible

  • Mrcr6: Rapidly Renewable Materials: 1 point

  • Eqcr4.2: Low Emitting Materials: 1 point

  • Idcrl-l4: Innovation in Design: 1 point

 

 

CSV Artisan Walls is a member of "Build it Green".

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What is LEED?

LEED is an internationally recognized certification system that measures how well a building or community performs across all the metrics that matter most: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.

Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED provides building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.

LEED is flexible enough to apply to all building types – commercial as well as residential. It works throughout the building lifecycle – design and construction, operations and maintenance, tenant fitout, and significant retrofit. And LEED for Neighborhood Development extends the benefits of LEED beyond the building footprint into the neighborhood it serves.

(from the USGBC website)

 

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