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LEED BD+C: Homes | v4 - LEED v4

Certified tropical wood

Required

Intent

To encourage environmentally responsible forest management.

Requirements

All wood in the building must be nontropical, reused or reclaimed, or certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, or USGBC-approved equivalent.

For the purposes of this prerequisite, a tree species is considered tropical if it is grown in a location that lies between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.

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