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Green Building standards, codes and rating systems. Guide to get points, credits and compliance for ceramic tile.

This resource is an at-a-glance chart outlining the requirements for tile and green building, as well as the opportunities to get points or credits for compliance. It includes the following codes and standards:

  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED v4)
  • International Green Construction Code (IgCC – 2015)
  • Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings (ASHRAE 189.1 –2014)
  • NAHB National Green Building Standard (ICC/ASHRAE 700–2015)
  • Green Globes for New Construction 2015 (v1.4)

The areas covered are:

  • Multi-Attribute Sustainability: Conformance to Green Squared
  • LCA or EPD
  • Recycled Content
  • Product Reuseability/Recyclability
  • Regional Materials
  • Construction/Design Management
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Heat Island Effect
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Inherent Durability
  • Other Product Attributes or Manufacturer Engagement Initiatives