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LEED BD+C: New Construction | v2.2

Low-emitting materials - adhesives and sealants

EQc4.1 | 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

All adhesives and sealants used on the interior of the building (defined as inside of the weatherproofing system and applied on-site) shall comply with the requirements of the following reference standards:

  • Adhesives, sealants and sealant primers: South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule #1168. VOC limits are listed in the table below and correspond to an effective date of July 1, 2005 and rule amendment date of January 7, 2005.
  • Aerosol adhesives: Green Seal Standard for Commercial Adhesives GS-36 requirements in effect on October 19, 2000.
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