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Criterion valuation factor

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by soha yamani on Mar 7, 2017, 6:46 pm

what is Criterion valuation factor ? it is mentioned in the calculation part Equation 2 for option 2 of this credit in the reference Guide p. 517

is it related to the type of the product...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Apr 10, 2017, 10:05 am

EPDs covering several product series

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Julie Hardy on Aug 26, 2016, 3:37 pm

Hi all,

What happens when multiple products are gathered into one EPD? In the context of concrete and masonry products, multiple products can be used on a project, let's say 3 (blocks,...

Last reply: Ashley Hu, Apr 4, 2017, 8:11 pm

Definition of "Sourced"?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Douglas Flandro on Feb 15, 2017, 2:18 pm

The credit language says,"For credit achievement calculation, products sourced (extracted, manufactured, purchased) within 100 miles (160 km) of the project site are valued at 200% of their base...

Last reply: Keith Robertson, Feb 16, 2017, 2:30 pm

international EPD?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Alicja Bieszyńska on Jan 31, 2017, 9:33 am

My reinforcing steel supplier, which is a global company, sent me an EPD that is based on the american products (it seems to be downloaded from their US webpage). Can I use it for the steel that...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Jan 31, 2017, 10:18 am

EPD Option 2- Compliance

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Alexa Stone on Jan 26, 2017, 1:45 pm

For Option 2 - How do you determine credit compliance with an industry-wide EPD?

Last reply: Paula Melton, Jan 31, 2017, 10:13 am

Generic or Product-specific EPD?

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Ana García on Jan 23, 2017, 3:54 am

Dear All,​

An international insulation manufacturer has developed an EPD for all its products consisting in ​rock wool insulation. The plants chosen for the analysis are located in...

Last reply: Ana García, Jan 24, 2017, 3:26 am

Product Specific & Industry EPD

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Leanne Conrad on Jan 11, 2017, 1:23 pm

Our project may be able to obtain this credit, but it might come down to the last half value for an industry EPD. My question to the knowledge pool is;

May I count both an industry and a...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Jan 11, 2017, 2:09 pm

USGBC Approved Programs

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Alexa Stone on Jan 6, 2017, 2:10 pm

Is there a bank of "USGBC Approved Programs" we can consult while working through product submittals for the BPDO credits?

Last reply: Paula Melton, Jan 9, 2017, 1:01 pm

Industry Wide EPD with slightly different product listed

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Leanne Conrad on Nov 23, 2016, 10:50 am

I have located an industry wide type III EPD for gypsum by the Gypsum Association. In the product description it lists the products as "for average 5/8" type X gypsum boards". I am using a 1/2"...

Last reply: Leanne Conrad, Nov 25, 2016, 11:53 am

Enhanced EPD program

NC-v4 MRc2: Building product disclosure and optimization - environmental product declarations
posted by Akira Kataoka on Nov 15, 2016, 2:44 am

I understand that USGBC are seeking feedbacks from stakeholders on the draft EPD guidance.

When is the final version scheduled to be ready and when would the guidance become effective?...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 15, 2016, 8:35 pm