The Benefits of McCain Walls and LEED
Aluminum is particularly friendly to LEED certification due to its near infinite recyclability and high-index for the quality of life. McCain Walls are not only aluminum but reusable – furthering our viability as a legitimate, flexible, green product.
Learn more about LEED and how McCain Walls reusable modular walls help architects, general contractors, and owner partners with LEED efforts.
Where Does McCain Walls Fit In?
All possibly qualifying categories are guidelines and require the buy-in of architects, general contractors, and owner partners.
|Construction and Demolition Waste Planning/Management- to reduce construction and demolition waste disposed of in landfills and incineration facilities by recovering, reusing, and recycling materials.|
|Long-Term Commitment- to encourage choices that will conserve resources and reduce environmental harm from materials manufacturing and transport for tenants’ relocation.|
|Interiors Life-Cycle Impact Reduction- to encourage adaptive reuse and optimize the environmental performance of products and materials.|
|Building Product Disclosure and Optimization- Material Ingredients- to encourage the use of products and materials for which life-cycle information is available and that have environmentally, economically, and socially preferable life-cycle impacts.
To reward project teams for selecting products for which the chemical ingredients in the product are inventoried using an accepted methodology and for selecting products verified to minimize the use and generation of harmful substances. To reward raw material manufacturers who produce products verified to have improved life-cycle impacts.
|Low-Emitting Materials- to reduce concentrations of chemical contaminants that can damage air quality, human health, productivity, and the environment.|
|Construction Indoor Air Quality Management Plan- to promote the well-being of construction workers and building occupants by minimizing indoor air quality problems associated with construction and renovation.|
More LEED Information
For a complete guide to LEED v4 visit www.new.usgbc.org.