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Regional and Recycled Credits in LEED v4 Concrete ...

12/02/2014  One of the most obvious differences to concrete producers in version 4 of the LEED rating system (LEED v4) may not be the addition of new credit categories, but the lack of credits with which producers are familiar. In past versions, credits related to regional materials and recycled content were understood by producers, and in many cases became typical business practice. These material ...

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LEED v4 Guide Spec for Concrete 10-13-14 - NRMCA

recycled content, rapid renewability or regional materials. While these attributes are important, they only tell part of the story. A product could perform well in one attribute but poorly in another. The new LEED v4 MR credits attempt to take a holistic look at materials by adopting life cycle assessment (LCA) and product transparency. Life cycle assessment, or LCA, is the investigation and ...

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ConCrete Contributions to LeeD v4 - The Portland Cement ...

Concrete is a relatively heavy construction material, yet is frequently crushed and recycled into aggregate for road bases or construction fill. This assists in the LEED v4 credits related to construction waste. MRp2: Construction and demolition waste management planning This is a new prerequisite in LEED v4 for planning

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A note of caution on regional materials in LEED v4 LEEDuser

29/12/2013  No longer given their own credit, as has been the case in LEED 2009 and earlier, locally sourced building materials are recognized in LEED v4 as a multiplier. That means that regional credit only kicks in when a product meets the basic credit requirements, such as FSC certification or recycled

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Precast Concrete Guide to LEED ® V4 ... - Sustainable Precast

Since precast concrete contributes to most credit categories, it will play a significant role in achieving Regional Priority credits. Summary. LEED® is an opportunity. The green building industry is continuing to grow, and LEED® has been a big part of that growth. Expand your AEC business by educating yourself on the LEED® v4 program ...

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Regional and Recycled Credits in LEED v4 Concrete ...

12/02/2014  One of the most obvious differences to concrete producers in version 4 of the LEED rating system (LEED v4) may not be the addition of new credit categories, but the lack of credits with which producers are familiar. In past versions, credits related to regional materials and recycled content were understood by producers, and in many cases became typical business practice. These material ...

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LEED v4 Guide Spec for Concrete 10-13-14 - NRMCA

recycled content, rapid renewability or regional materials. While these attributes are important, they only tell part of the story. A product could perform well in one attribute but poorly in another. The new LEED v4 MR credits attempt to take a holistic look at materials by adopting life cycle assessment (LCA) and product transparency. Life cycle assessment, or LCA, is the investigation and ...

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ConCrete Contributions to LeeD v4 - The Portland Cement ...

Concrete is a relatively heavy construction material, yet is frequently crushed and recycled into aggregate for road bases or construction fill. This assists in the LEED v4 credits related to construction waste. MRp2: Construction and demolition waste management planning This is a new prerequisite in LEED v4 for planning

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Precast Concrete Guide to LEED ® V4 ... - Sustainable Precast

Since precast concrete contributes to most credit categories, it will play a significant role in achieving Regional Priority credits. Summary. LEED® is an opportunity. The green building industry is continuing to grow, and LEED® has been a big part of that growth. Expand your AEC business by educating yourself on the LEED® v4 program ...

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ConCrete Contributions to LeeD v4

article highlights credits in LEED v4 to which concrete may contribute. Concrete’s characteristics of low albedo, thermal mass, recyclability, local availability, lack of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and the industry’s transparency can all contribute to more-sustainable projects. Low Albedo Concrete is an obvious material choice for reducing the urban heat island effect. Albedo ...

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A note of caution on regional materials in LEED v4 LEEDuser

No longer given their own credit, as has been the case in LEED 2009 and earlier, locally sourced building materials are recognized in LEED v4 as a multiplier. That means that regional credit only kicks in when a product meets the basic credit requirements, such as FSC certification or recycled content. In all three MR Building Product Disclosure Optimization credits, products sourced within ...

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LEED v4: Upcoming Changes Affect Precast Concrete Credits ...

21/12/2012  2013 changes to LEED credit ratings and requirements will include recycled content, regional materials zone definitions and environmental product declarations (EPDs). By Claude Goguen, P.E., LEED AP If you are a designer, specifier or regulator, chances are you have been involved in at least one LEED project.

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Leed Concrete Recycled Content

Regional and Recycled Credits in LEED Concrete. 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. And concrete and its constituents are typically sourced very close to the project site and can add to the material valuation of this . Navigating the ...

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A Whole New LEED - National Precast Concrete Association

11/07/2016  Precast concrete contributions raised in LEED v4. W hen LEED v1 launched in August 1998, few predicted its longevity. But 18 years later, the fourth version of this popular rating system has been released. As the clock strikes twelve on Halloween night later this year, the bell will toll for LEED v3, along with Materials and Resources credit 4: Recycled Content and credit 5: Regional Materials ...

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CONCRETE FLY ASH LEEDuser

27/01/2014  27/01/2014  I'm also trying to receive credit for the recycled fly ash in our concrete. I've determined it is 33% and 29% by weight and volume respectively. Am I right in assuming the fly ash is simply 33% of the total cost of the concrete and that I can still use the fly ash cost and the remainder of the concrete cost as regional materials. I wasn't expecting to separate the concrete further into it's ...

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Regional and Recycled Credits in LEED v4 Concrete ...

12/02/2014  One of the most obvious differences to concrete producers in version 4 of the LEED rating system (LEED v4) may not be the addition of new credit categories, but the lack of credits with which producers are familiar. In past versions, credits related to regional materials and recycled content were understood by producers, and in many cases became typical business practice. These material ...

Get Price

LEED v4 Guide Spec for Concrete 10-13-14 - NRMCA

recycled content, rapid renewability or regional materials. While these attributes are important, they only tell part of the story. A product could perform well in one attribute but poorly in another. The new LEED v4 MR credits attempt to take a holistic look at materials by adopting life cycle assessment (LCA) and product transparency. Life cycle assessment, or LCA, is the investigation and ...

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ConCrete Contributions to LeeD v4 - The Portland Cement ...

Concrete is a relatively heavy construction material, yet is frequently crushed and recycled into aggregate for road bases or construction fill. This assists in the LEED v4 credits related to construction waste. MRp2: Construction and demolition waste management planning This is a new prerequisite in LEED v4 for planning

Get Price

Precast Concrete Guide to LEED ® V4 ... - Sustainable Precast

Since precast concrete contributes to most credit categories, it will play a significant role in achieving Regional Priority credits. Summary. LEED® is an opportunity. The green building industry is continuing to grow, and LEED® has been a big part of that growth. Expand your AEC business by educating yourself on the LEED® v4 program ...

Get Price

ConCrete Contributions to LeeD v4

article highlights credits in LEED v4 to which concrete may contribute. Concrete’s characteristics of low albedo, thermal mass, recyclability, local availability, lack of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and the industry’s transparency can all contribute to more-sustainable projects. Low Albedo Concrete is an obvious material choice for reducing the urban heat island effect. Albedo ...

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A note of caution on regional materials in LEED v4 LEEDuser

No longer given their own credit, as has been the case in LEED 2009 and earlier, locally sourced building materials are recognized in LEED v4 as a multiplier. That means that regional credit only kicks in when a product meets the basic credit requirements, such as FSC certification or recycled content. In all three MR Building Product Disclosure Optimization credits, products sourced within ...

Get Price

LEED v4: Upcoming Changes Affect Precast Concrete Credits ...

21/12/2012  2013 changes to LEED credit ratings and requirements will include recycled content, regional materials zone definitions and environmental product declarations (EPDs). By Claude Goguen, P.E., LEED AP If you are a designer, specifier or regulator, chances are you have been involved in at least one LEED project.

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Leed Concrete Recycled Content

Regional and Recycled Credits in LEED Concrete. 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. And concrete and its constituents are typically sourced very close to the project site and can add to the material valuation of this . Navigating the ...

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A Whole New LEED - National Precast Concrete Association

11/07/2016  Precast concrete contributions raised in LEED v4. W hen LEED v1 launched in August 1998, few predicted its longevity. But 18 years later, the fourth version of this popular rating system has been released. As the clock strikes twelve on Halloween night later this year, the bell will toll for LEED v3, along with Materials and Resources credit 4: Recycled Content and credit 5: Regional Materials ...

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CONCRETE FLY ASH LEEDuser

27/01/2014  27/01/2014  I'm also trying to receive credit for the recycled fly ash in our concrete. I've determined it is 33% and 29% by weight and volume respectively. Am I right in assuming the fly ash is simply 33% of the total cost of the concrete and that I can still use the fly ash cost and the remainder of the concrete cost as regional materials. I wasn't expecting to separate the concrete further into it's ...

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