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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 v4.1)
  • 2021 International Green Construction Code (ASHRAE Standard 189.1)
  • NAHB National Green Building Standard (ICC/ASHRAE 700–2020)
  • ANSI/GBI 01-2021 Green Globes

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