U.S. Green Building Council LEED Project Help List

Master WoodCraft Cabinetry uses environmentally friendly materials in our
construction of cabinetry.Some of the raw materials we use are also LEED
Certified Materials on Green projects. Each projectwill accumulate points
differently based on the style of doors and the location of the projects in relation to
our factory in Marshall, Texas.

Below is a list of potential credits for raw materials used on LEED certified Green
projects. Click on credit below to get additional details.

Credit 4.1 – Recycled Content. Specify 5% (post-consumer + ½ post industrial):

Specify a minimum of 25% of building materials that contain in
aggregate, a minimum weighted average of 20% material, OR, a
minimumweighted average 40% post-industrial recycled content
material.
1 Point – Automatic due to the material Master WoodCraft uses to
manufacture our cabinets.

Credit 4.2 – Recycled Content. Specify 10% (post–consumer + ½ post industrial):

Specify an additional 25% (50% total) of building materials that
contain in aggregate, aminimum weighted average of 20% post-
consumer recycled content material, OR, aminimum weighted average
of 40% post-industrial recycled content material.
1 Point – Automatic due to the material Master WoodCraft uses
to manufacture our cabinets.

Credit 5.1 – Local/Regional Materials. 20% Manufactured Locally:

Specify a minimum of 20% of building materials that are manufactured
(manufacturedrefers to the FINAL ASSEMBLY of components into the
building product that is furnished and installed by thetradesman. For
example: if the hardware comes from Dallas, Texas, the lumber from
Vancouver, BritishColumbia and the joist is assembled in Kent,
Washington; then the location of the FINAL ASSEMBLY is Kent,
Washington) regionally within a radius of 500 miles.
1 Point – If the project is within a 500 radius of Marshall, Texas
(MasterWoodCraft’s manufacturing faculty).

Credit 5.2 – Local/Regional Materials. Of 20% Above, 50% Harvested Locally:

Of these regionally manufactured materials, specify a minimum of 50%
that areextracted, harvested, or recovered within 500 miles.
1 Point – Automatic due to the materials Master WoodCraft uses
tomanufacture our cabinets.

In addition to environmentally friendly raw materials we also use materials that
enhance the IndoorEnvironmental Quality of multi-family housing.

Below is a list of potential credits for low emittingmaterials used on LEED
certified Green projects.

 

Credit 4.1 – Low Emitting Materials: Adhesives and Sealants

Adhesives must meet or exceed the VOC limits of South Coast Air
Quality ManagementDistrict Rule #1168 by, and all sealants used as a
filler must meet or exceed Bay Area AirQuality Management District
Reg. 8, Rule 51.
1 Point – Automatic due to the materials Master WoodCraft uses
tomanufacture our cabinets.

Credit 4.2 – Low Emitting Materials: Paints

Paints and coatings must meet or exceed the VOC and chemical
component limits ofGreen Seal requirements.
1 Point – Automatic due to the materials Master WoodCraft
uses tomanufacture our cabinets.