LEED Support Information for Environmental Air Quality

Download the Graphic Blast MP LEED Support Guide
Materials, Resources and Environmental Air Quality in a convenient .pdf format.

Download the ImPressions LEED Support Guide
Materials, Resources and Environmental Air Quality in a convenient .pdf format.

Download the Lucent LEED Support Guide
Materials, Resources and Environmental Air Quality in a convenient .pdf format.

EQ Credit 4.1 to 4.5 - Low-Emitting Materials

LEED 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.

LEED Requirement: All of the adhesives and sealants used in the building must meet the requirements of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule #1168. Interior paints and coating applied on-site must meet the limitations and restrictions concerning chemical components set by several standards. Carpets must meet the Green Label Plus testing and product requirements. These credits pertain to adhesives & sealants, paints, carpets and composite wood.

Graphic Blast MP Contribution:

High Pressure Decorative Laminate (HPDL) are free of Added Urea-Formaldehyde Resins and GREENGUARD CERTIFIED FC2Ls93113.

ImPressions Contribution

The ImPressions product family is thermoformed from KYDEX©, a thermoplastic alloymade with product and environmental safety in mind. No heavy metals (cadmium, lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, etc.) are used in the manufacture of KYDEX©. In addition, KYDEX© is an alternative to other products, such as fiberglass with phenolic binders or HPL with phenolic and melamine resins containing formaldehyde. KYDEX© is free of any added urea-formaldehyde resins.