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Cost of permanently installed products- use default 45%?

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posted by Deborah Lucking on Jan 29, 2018, 4:28 pm

I have not been able to find any guidance on this - is it still acceptable to use the default of 45% of the contract value to determine total material cost?

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Jan 29, 2018, 5:35 pm

Product Environmental Profile- PEP

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Johanna Huddle on Jan 23, 2018, 2:08 pm

I have a PEP for a recessed floor box, and it looks similar to an EPD, but I wasn't sure if LEED would count this.

Thanks!

Last reply: Johanna Huddle, Jan 23, 2018, 2:38 pm

Concrete contribution to MR credits

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posted by Abhinay Sharma on Sep 26, 2017, 12:30 pm

We have a concrete supplier who has participated in general industry-wide EPD and has a Sustainability Report (GRI). My understanding is this can contribute to MRc2 Op1-as one product, MRc2 Op2-...

Last reply: James Palmer, Jan 11, 2018, 10:53 pm

MR credits- which divisions?

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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: Nadav Malin, Dec 26, 2017, 11:37 am

New Webcast on BPDO Credits available, with LEED-Specific CEU

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Nadav Malin on Dec 14, 2017, 1:01 pm

Hi folks,

The Webcast that we just posted this week on Materials Transparency and LEED is already getting great reviews! And it qualifies for those hard-to-find LEED-specific CEUs, if you'...

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posted by Lissa Spitz on Dec 13, 2017, 10:33 am

Can anyone clarify the following section from p469 of the ref guide?  It seems to be saying only include MEP materials that are credit compliant in calculations.

However, unlike furniture...

Last reply: Lissa Spitz, Dec 14, 2017, 10:23 am

EPD of Products/Materials

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Ann Gregorio on Oct 22, 2017, 10:22 pm

We are in our process of gathering and submitting our papers for LEED requirements but we our having a trouble regarding the EPD since none of our suppliers have a certification on hand.

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Last reply: Nadav Malin, Oct 25, 2017, 8:25 pm

Environmental Product Declarations

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posted by Debra Sypien on Dec 2, 2013, 10:55 am

Does anyone know what type of documentation will come from an EPD? Will they all need a certificate? What type of questions will we need to ask subcontractors/manufacturers

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Oct 23, 2017, 2:09 pm

industry average- option 2

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Anne Lautier on Nov 18, 2014, 10:23 pm

Any help would be appreciated regarding the following questions: I was wondering if any definition is given for the "industry average"? Also, how are the EPDs supposed to help in this direction,...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Sep 20, 2017, 7:57 am

EPD expiration date

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Harry Flamm on Aug 7, 2017, 2:25 pm

Since EPDs have an expiration date, and though we may have specified a product while it is valid, it may get constructed in the building after it's expiration date. How does LEED look at this...

Last reply: emily reese, Aug 23, 2017, 5:36 pm