Did you know that because Precision Board Plus is certified green, and assists in meeting LEED requirements for obtaining USGBC and ICC 700-2008 building credits?
Today’s architects and business/housing planners place a strong focus on the environmental impact, sustainability and energy-efficiency of their designs. These design changes mean material suppliers must constantly be ever-evolving to match the environmental concerns of both designers and consumers alike.
Precision Board Plus has a Certified Rapidly Renewable Resource Content of 23.9% and a Carbon Footprint of 3:1. This means roughly a quarter of each sheet of Precision Board is made up of a rapidly renewable resource. In addition, Precision Board contains absolutely no VOC’s or carcinogens, making it safe in the workplace and eco-friendly.
LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system, promoting energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environment quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts. LEED stands for “Leadership in Energy & Environmental Designs”, and was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
The ICC 700-2008 National Green Building Standard™ is an ANSI-approved consensus standard that provides criteria for rating the environmental performance of residential buildings including detached and attached single-family, multi-unit and renovation projects. It was developed as a partnership between the National Association of Home Builders and the International Code Council. To learn more, visit the National Green Building Standard website at www.nahbgreen.org.
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