Relevant LEED Credits
Following are the LEED Credits* for which Great Northern Flooring products can help earn points.
* LEED-NC v2009
Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
IEQ 4.1 (Low Emitting Materials: Adhesives and Sealants)
To achieve a point under IEQ 4.1, among other requirements, "..all adhesives and sealants used on the interior of the building...shall comply with ...the South Coast Air Quality Management District Rule # 1168" which limits VOCs for Wood Flooring Adhesives at 100 g/L.
IEQ 4.4 (Low Emitting Materials: Composite Wood and Agrifiber Products)
To achieve a point under IEQ 4.4, "...composite wood and agrifiber products used on the interior of the building (defined as inside of the weatherproofing system) shall contain no added urea-formaldehyde resins..." Under EQ 4.4, composite wood and agrifiber products are defined as particleboard, medium density fiberboard (MDF), plywood, wheatboard, strawboard, engineered wood flooring, panel substrates and door cores.