Earning the MRc3 Sourcing of Raw Materials credit in LEED v4.1

Earning MRc3 Sourcing of Raw Materials in LEED v4.1

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Sourcing of Raw Materials is a streamlined, more achievable version of the LEED v4 credit. The v4 credit had an unachievable Option 1 (for corporate sustainability reporting), and a 2nd option that required 25% of products by cost to meet a variety of environmental metrics. However, it limited the ability of structural and envelope products to comply.

Earning MRc5 Construction Waste Management in LEED v4 and v4.1

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You can’t let these 2 points go to waste! Construction waste management is pursued on nearly every LEED project, and for good reason. With proper planning, two points are achievable. The updates to LEED v4.1 make credit achievement for 1 point very straightforward by eliminating the material streams requirement. Additional points are required by actually […]