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| v3 - LEED 2009

Low-emitting materials - composite wood and agrifiber products

EQc4.4 | Possible 1 point

Intent

To 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

Composite wood and agrifiber products used on the interior of the building (i.e., inside the weatherproofing system) must contain no added urea-formaldehyde resins. Laminate adhesives used to fabricate on-site and shop-applied composite wood and agrifiber assemblies must not contain added urea-formaldehyde resins.

Please note that built-in casework and built-in millwork items must be included in the base building calculations.

Products covered by IEQ Credit 4.5, Low-Emitting Materials—Furniture, shall be excluded from these requirements.

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