LEED is a set of guidelines for environmentally sustainable design and construction. This voluntary building certification program was established by the U.S. Green Building Council to give architects, designers and builders measurable environmental objectives.
W H A T I S L E E D ?
Part of our commitment to beautiful design with consideration for the environment is working with you to design and build using the LEED certification system. LEED is a set of guidelines for environmentally sustainable design and construction.
H O W D O I Q U A L I F Y F O R L E E D C R E D I T S ?
- Our fired tile products do not contain Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) and there are no VOC emissions from any of our fired tile products - LEED 2009, LEED V4, CHPS and other Green Building Rating Systems all state that ceramic tile qualifies for IAQ credit point(s) without FloorScore Certification and without the need for any indoor air quality testing requirements
I N D O O R E N V I R O N M E N T A L Q U A L I T Y ( I E Q )
- More than 97% of American Olean's manufactured products contain pre-and/or post-consumer recycled material - American Olean's multiple manufacturing facilities in the United States and Mexico provide the opportunity for our products and raw materials to be closer to more building projects, thus conserving fossil fuels required for transportation, and may contribute regional materials value to the project - American Olean's cardboard and shrink-wrap packaging materials contain recycled materials and all packaging (pallets, cartons and shrink-wrap) is 100% recyclable - Mohawk Corporation's GRI Sustainability Report is available online: www.mohawksustainability.com - Industry Wide as well as Product Specific Environmental Product Declarations (EPD's) are available for all of the series that we manufacture in our North American Dal-Tile owned facilities with the exception of Dickson, TN (which should be available in 2018). - Health Product Declarations (HPD's) are available for all of the series that we manufacture in our North American Dal-Tile owned facilities.
M A T E R I A L S A N D R E S O U R C E S ( M R )
Using American Olean products may help contribute to earning LEED points in at least two of the six categories:Previous Page