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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
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Last reply: David Posada, Sep 11, 2019, 8:01 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: Craig Graber, Jul 8, 2019, 6:53 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

(https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forum/epd-expiration-date), but not necessarily when its installed. However, its probably safest to, as much as possible, ensure that the EPD's you are using aren't expired by the time of your review. If that's...

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

Barriers in implementing material transparency in LEED v4 projects

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by SUSAN THOMAS on Apr 16, 2019, 1:27 pm

I am a master's student at State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry doing my thesis in Barriers in implementing material transparency in LEED v4 projects.

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Last reply: SUSAN THOMAS, Apr 19, 2019, 7:03 pm

Material costs necessary?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Tommy Linstroth on Nov 7, 2018, 1:29 pm

For EPD Option 1 or MIR Option 1, it would seem you can just submit 20+ products with EPDs and not have to provide any material cost data whatsoever in the BPDO calculator, since the cost...

Last reply: Douglas Flandro, Apr 16, 2019, 9:07 am

EPD Database

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Max Krueger on Jun 20, 2018, 7:39 pm

Hi,

Is there a database or list of companies or industries that provide EPDs? For example, if I were trying to spec certain companies based on their available EPDs is there a consolidated...

Last reply: Hudai Kara, Apr 15, 2019, 12:18 pm

EPD without program operator and/or specific PCR

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Paula Rantanen on Jun 2, 2015, 9:54 am

Hi all. Does anyone know whether it is required that an EPD must contain information about the Program Operator and the specific PCR that has been followed when conducting the LCA? In our project...

Last reply: Lourdes Salinas, Feb 21, 2019, 1:21 pm

Clark Dietrich "Separate Product" Counts for EPDs/HPDs

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Jesse Hunt on Oct 23, 2018, 6:36 pm

Hey folks,

I have a list of different length and shape cold-formed steel studs and clips for a project. They all carry an EPD and HPD. Clark Dietrich states that, similar to carpet of...

Last reply: Keith Robertson, Dec 10, 2018, 12:34 pm

Product Environmental Profile- PEP

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Johanna Scogin 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: Keith Robertson, Dec 10, 2018, 12:19 pm