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EPD: products with same technical charachteristics but different thickness, are considered distincts products (BA13/BA15,

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Sara BENLOUBA on Nov 2, 2022, 9:23 am

Hello everybody,

We used on our project plasterboards from the same manufacturer (Saint gobain), which have the same characteristics (acoustics, thermal resistance,...) but they are...

Last reply: Denise Luikart, Nov 2, 2022, 10:23 am

Effective communication with procurement team

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Osman Faroq on Oct 24, 2022, 9:27 am

Dear All, 

I'm new to LEED project. I recently appointed to work for LEED project targetting LEED certification. I environmetnal engineer and good in perparing CWMP,...

Uploading EPDs to LEED Online

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Dane Andersen on Sep 3, 2020, 10:17 am

Hello, it's my first time uploading this credit to LEED Online. Does anyone know if it is acceptable to upload a zip folder containing all the EPD PDFs (30+ in total)? I have the files all nicely...

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Oct 24, 2022, 3:37 pm

Does wallcoverings considered a "PRODUCT" by LEED?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Sara BENLOUBA on Oct 17, 2022, 10:48 am

Hello everybody,

In a hotel project, we will install wallcovering in the walls that will be installed in permanence.  We have a product "BANDRA" of brand VESCOM which have an EPD Type III...

Last reply: Renee Shirey, Oct 17, 2022, 1:42 pm

Concrete Mixes Counting as Separate Products- One EPD

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Summer Gorder on Jul 2, 2019, 11:49 am

The Concrete supplier utilized multiple "mixes" of concrete in the project. A mix has slightly different functions, which I think would mean it is a separate product based on the USGBC definition...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Sep 27, 2022, 10:24 am

Option 2 Documentation

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Kristen Mulligan-Fabian on Jul 20, 2022, 7:59 am

For Option 2: Multi-Attribute Optimization, What documentation is needed to show environmental impact reduction?

Last reply: Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo, Jul 20, 2022, 7:20 pm

Location and Product

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Lance Kinard on May 12, 2022, 8:33 am

Lance An EPD should be within the geographic range of the project- i.e. North America for US projects. We've seen some European EPDs accepted in US projects, but to be safe, it should be w/in the region. You can use a product across any BPDO credit- many products will have an EPD, and HPD and recycled content and contribute to all three credits. Log in or register to post comments 0 Vote up! Hi Tommy,  Jumping in on this forum as I have a similar question. I have a project in North America that is using a Tarkett vinyl flooring, and we were looking into the product-specific EPD they have...

Last reply: Tommy Linstroth, Jun 3, 2022, 9:39 am

Is drywall not considered a product for LEED V4?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Sara BENLOUBA on Feb 16, 2022, 9:01 am

Hello dears,

Is plasterboard / Drywall not considered a product for LEED V4 ?

This is what I understood from the LEED guide, page 469,

In our project we aim to have 20...

Last reply: Hashir Usman, Feb 16, 2022, 10:45 am

Declarations & Testing is beginning to expire

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by David Hubka on Dec 3, 2021, 8:45 am

Hello all,

I am noticing that more and more product declarations and...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Dec 6, 2021, 12:23 pm

MR credits- which divisions?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by LUCY WILLIAMS on Aug 23, 2017, 5:17 pm

The previous versions of LEED limited the MR credits to Divisions 2 through 10 and 12. It excluded MEP materials. Does the new version of LEED allow any material with an EPD (or HPD for that...

Last reply: Michelle Robinson Schwarting, Jun 30, 2021, 4:51 am