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| v2 - LEED 2.0

Low-emitting materials - composite wood and agrifiber products

EQc4.4 | Possible 1 point

Intent

Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, irritating and/or harmful to the comfort and well-being of installers and occupants.

Requirements

1 point for achievement of 2 (4.1, 4.2, 4.3 or 4.4)
2 points for achievement of 3 (4.1, 4.2, 4.3 or 4.4)
3 points for achievement of 4 (4.1, 4.2, 4.3 or 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. Laminating adhesives used to fabricate on-site and shop-applied composite wood and agrifiber assemblies shall contain no added urea-formaldehyde resins.

Composite wood and agrifiber products are defined as: particleboard, medium density fiberboard (MDF), plywood, wheatboard, strawboard, panel substrates and door cores. Materials considered fit-out, furniture, and equipment (FF&E) are not considered base building elements and are not included.

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