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LEED BD+C: New Construction | v2 - LEED 2.1

Regional materials - 50% extracted regionally

MRc5.2 | Possible 1 point


Increase demand for building materials and products that are extracted and manufactured within the region, thereby supporting the use of indigenous resources and reducing the environmental impacts resulting from transportation.


1 point in addition to MR 5.1

Of the regionally manufactured materials documented for MR Credit 5.1, use a minimum of 50% of building materials and products that are extracted, harvested or recovered (as well as manufactured) within 500 miles of the project site.

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