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  • LEED bamboo material Info

    Possible LEED® credits with Higuera Hardwoods bamboo products:
    IEQc 4.3:No Added Urea Formaldehyde   IEQ 4.4: Low Emitting VOC Materials
    MRc6:Rapidly Renewable Resources  MRc7:Certified Wood Product(FSC)

    IEQc Credit 4.3: Low-Emitting Materials:
    The U.S. Green Building Council's Leed's IEQ Credit 4.4: Low-Emitting Materials pertains to composite wood and agri-fiber products and contributes one point toward Leed's certification. This credit indicates that the adhesive agent used in the product contains a low voc adhesive.The USGBC intentions are for this requirement to contribute or reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants that are odorous, irritating and/or harmful to the comfort and wellbeing of installers and occupants.

    EQ 4.4: No Added Urea Formaldehyde:
    Composite wood and Agrifiber products (MDF, particleboard, plywood, wheatboard, strawboard, panel substrates, door cores) used in interior of building shall contain NO ADDED UREA FORMALDEHYDE RESINS

    MRc6: Rapidly Renewable Resource:
    Higuera Hardwoods bamboo products qualify for Leed's MR Credit 6: Rapidly Renewable Materials because bamboo is naturally a rapidly renewable resource.

    MRc7: Certified Wood Product (FSC):
    The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) ruled recently that Forest Stewardship Council FSC-certified bamboo panels and flooring can be included under Credit MRc7: Certified Wood, for projects seeking LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.

    Product Group Claim Definitions:
    Product Classification FSC-STD-40-004A
    Specification Terminology FSC-STD-40-004B

    Product code- W8.1, W11.5 and W7

    Please call 1-360-779-4050 or email us for details contact@higuerahardwoods.com