Low-emitting materials - carpet systems | U.S. Green Building Council
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LEED BD+C: Core and Shell | v2 - LEED 2.0

Low-emitting materials - carpet systems

EQc4.3 | Possible 1 point


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


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)

All carpet installed in the building interior shall meet the testing and product requirements of the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Green Label Plus program.

All carpet cushion installed in the building interior shall meet the requirements of the Carpet and Rug Institute Green Label program.

All carpet adhesive shall meet the requirements of EQ Credit 4.1: VOC limit of 50 g/L.

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