Reused & Recycled Materials in LEED | Poplar Network
Recycled Materials and LEED. Projects that use building materials with recycled content can earn LEED points. Materials and Resources Credit 4, Recycled Content grants 1 point to projects with 10% recycled content (based on cost) and 2 points to those with 20% recycled content. The calculation for recycled content is post-consumer content plus 1/2 pre-consumer content.
Regional and Recycled Credits in LEED v4| Concrete ...
With the U.S. Green Building Council’s release of LEED v4, the organization continues to push the envelope toward more sustainable building. Like with previous versions of LEED, the supplementary cementitious materials used in concrete, such as fly ash, silica fume, and slag cement, are considered post-industrial recycled content.
LEED Rating System | Literature | American Gypsum
GUÍA DEL PRODUCTO PARA LEED (PDF) LEED Contributions. Our products can contribute to the following credits within the Materials and Resources (MR) category. LEED MR Credit 2: Construction Waste Management. This credit intends to divert construction and demolition debris from disposal in landfills and incineration facilities.
Materials and Resources 4.2 - Recycled Content - 20% Total ...
Materials and Resources 4.2 – Recycled Content – 20% Total Construction Material from Recycled Items (post consumer + 1/2 pre-consumer) Same as credit MR 4.1 , except for percentage of total construction material from recycled items (10% in Materials and Resources 4.1)