interior metal studs can earn you points towards LEED v4 credits

LEED v4 Compliant Metal Studs with EDPs and HPDs

Interior metal studs help you across all three LEED v4 BPDO credits, are nearly zero waste since they always get recycled, and are non-emitting, so you don’t have to worry about anything in the low-emitting category. How much better could you get?

I see a BPDO Calculator and I Want It Painted Black

The first line of the Rolling Stones hit ‘Paint It, Black’ is well known, but the original second line toiled in obscurity – until today! The Badger can confirm that what you hear on the radio today, excerpted below, is the re-written lyrics of the original hit song: I see a red door and I […]

v4 Compliant Duct Mastic

We’re sniffing for a duct mastic that meet LEED v4 requirements – and we’ve found a few! Let us know if you’ve found any others!   Design Polymerics DP1010 Water Based Duct Sealant Design Polymerics 1020 Water Based Duct Sealant Design Ploymerics 2501/2502 Water Based Duct Liner Adhesive MEI Eco Duct Seal Miracle ULTRASEAL GREEN […]

New v4 Sealants We’ve Found

The Badger is always on the prowl for products that can help teams earn LEED v4 materials and IAQ credits. We’ve recently come across a few more options in the challenging sealant and adhesive category and thought you’d want to know.  Our friends at Everkem let us know they recently got final emissions testing results […]

v4 Compliant Bathrooms

The Badger’s been accused of having a potty-mouth at times, but that’s not always a bad thing! In fact, your bathroom flooring systems can really help you get your LEED credits rolling, especially with products by Laticrete. Too  many to list here – but they have over 100 products with HPDs to help with Material […]

v4 Compliant Adhesives – Liquid Nails

Today we’ve tracked down another brand with a bunch of v4 compliant products – Liquid Nails. They’ve got a ton of adhesive options for you with the scare emissivity information available. Here’s a list of what we’ve seen: Wood Projects Construction Adhesive (low-VOC) (LN-740) Tub and Shower Surround Adhesive LN-715 Small Projects Repair Adhesive (LN-700) […]

v4 Compliant Sealants – Fire Caulk

The Badger is always on the search for products that meet LEED v4 requirements – today, we’re showcasing fire caulk that meet the low-emitting materials requirements. Let us know if you’ve found any others! Fire Caulk USG Sheetrock Brand Firecode Smoke-Sound Sealant Tremco Tremstop Smoke and Sound Spreay Tremco Tremstop Fyre-Sil Tremco Tremsop

v4 Compliant Paints – Sherwin Williams edition!

The Badger is always on the search for products that meet LEED v4 requirements – today, we’re showcasing paints from Sherwin Williams that meet the low-emitting materials requirements. Bonus – some of them have EPDs too! Let us know if you’ve found any others. Sherwin Williams All Purpose Enamel Cashmere Interior Acrylic Latex ColorCast Ecotoners […]

v4 Compliant Building Sealants

The Badger is always on the search for products that meet LEED v4 requirements – today, we’re showcasing building sealants that meet the low-emitting materials requirements. Let us know if you’ve found any others! Building Sealants and Caulks OSI Green Series Acrylic Urethane Indoor/Outdoor Sealant OSI WINTeQ TeQ Seal Window Flange Sealant OSI QUAD FOAM […]

v4 Compliant Paints – PPG Edition!

The Badger is always on the search for products that meet LEED v4 requirements – today, we’re showcasing paints from PPG that meet the low-emitting materials requirements for emissivity. Let us know if you’ve found any others! PPG Breakthrough 50 Interior/Exterior Master’s Mark Pitt-Glaze Interior Pre-Catalyzed Water Borne Acrylic Epoxy Pitt-Tech Plus Interior/Exterior DRM Industrial […]