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Schools-NC-v4 EQc2: Low emitting materials
Project location: Canada
July 27, 2017
Is CARB testing now required (LEED v4) for structural framing wood components such as glulam?
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August 30, 2017 - 4:36 pm
The way towards a reply is that LEED v4 understands composite wood as defined by the California Air Resources Board, Airborne Toxic Control Measure (ATCM). The most comprehensive definition of CARB can be seen here: https://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/compwood/factsheet.pdf, and here: https://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/compwood/engfabricator.pdf.
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Is all solid wood considered inherently non-emitting? I’ve seen sources that say only solid wood flooring counts as inherently non-emitting.
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