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EPD's for Assemblies

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Katelyn Adley on Mar 12, 2018, 1:45 pm

Hello, 

Our EPD's are created based on our manufactured interior wall assemblies. We picked a selected...

Last reply: Sara BENLOUBA, Apr 6, 2020, 11:39 am

Functions of the same product

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Hashir Usman on Mar 9, 2020, 11:40 am

Hi all,

I would like to ask if the same tiles are being used in the toilets and at the stairs as well then can we count it as 2 separate products or it has to be one product?

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Last reply: Renee Shirey, Mar 9, 2020, 1:46 pm

Industry-Wide EPD- error in description?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Megan White on Mar 29, 2017, 7:40 pm

Hi all,

In the ref guide (p.514), it states that as part of Industry Wide EPD "the manufacturer is explicitly recognized as a participant by the program operator." However, this is the...

Last reply: Hashir Usman, Mar 9, 2020, 11:37 am

Exemplary Performance Threshold a Core & Shell Project

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Ben Austin on Mar 3, 2020, 3:13 pm

Is the threshold for exemplary performance for a CS project 20 EPDs? I assume that both the 1 pt threshold reduction logic (from 20 to 10) applies to the exemplary performance threshold (40 to 20...

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Mar 3, 2020, 5:14 pm

Environmental Product Declarations

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Ricardo Sá on Jan 30, 2020, 10:02 am

Dear All,

I have some questions regarding Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Environmental Product Declarations.

  1. Credit requirements refers to “at...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Jan 31, 2020, 9:14 am

BPDO EPD Construction process Submittals

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Chyanne Husar on Dec 3, 2019, 12:25 pm

We work with architects and contractors to prepare their LEED documentation and our projects require a separate LEED submittal process from Contractor to AOR.  On the contractor side, we are...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Dec 12, 2019, 1:43 pm

How long are EPDs valid for?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Samantha Lee on Oct 29, 2019, 8:35 am

Hi all. I know that EPDs have an expiration date listed on them, but I think I have heard of a rule that as long as the product the EPD is for is purchased within the year of expiration, it...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 5, 2019, 9:50 am

What are permanently installed products?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Sara Hickman on Sep 23, 2019, 6:41 pm

I am pursuing Option 1. The credit says: "20 different permanently installed products." Would appliances count?

Last reply: Sara Hickman, Oct 1, 2019, 1:14 pm

LEED4.1 Multi-attribute optimization- life cycle impact reductions in embodied carbon

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Dionisio Franca on Mar 22, 2019, 3:04 am

Quoted from the 4.1 Beta:

Option 2. Multi-Attribute Optimization (1 point)
Use products that comply with one of the criteria below for 10%, by cost, of the total value of
...

Last reply: David Posada, Sep 11, 2019, 8:01 pm

How does the USGBC evaluate EPD expiration dates for projects with long construction periods.

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by James Howarth on Jun 25, 2019, 2:54 pm

I haven't seen a clear and definitive answer on this for NC-v4 MRc2, but LEED v4 does have 'not expired' requirements for EPDs in other sections (see here "Europe ACP: Option 4 Whole Building Life-Cycle Assessment"  https://www.usgbc.org/credits/new-construction-schools-new-construction-retail-new-construction-data-centers-new-construct) There is also at least one person going under the presumption that the EPD has to be valid when it is purchased and produced (https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/epd-expiration-date), but not necessarily when its installed. However,...

Last reply: Mike Noon, Jun 26, 2019, 11:30 am