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NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
Project location: Algeria
October 22, 2019
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ECOLABEL and A+ certification are sufficient for compliance or we must also quantify VOC and Formaldehyde emissions of our project by measuring? I am lost on this credit.
In other certifications, if i have a painting or insulation certified A+ or ECOLAB, i assure compliance,
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October 22, 2019 - 6:32 pm
Hi, these programs are not valid. US GBC operates a list of acceptable certifications and programs for the LEED v4 EQ Credit Low-Emitting Materials. There you can see that ecolabel and the French A+ program are not stringent enough for interior paints: https://www.usgbc.org/resources/low-emitting-materials-third-party-certi.... You request a certificate or report on VOC and formaldehyde emissions from the supplier. This is much cheaper then having it tested yourself.
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