29 Aug '15, 7am

Getting the EPD Credit in LEED v4: Canada Green Building Council Fit-Out

Getting the EPD Credit in LEED v4: Canada Green Building Council Fit-Out How to earn the LEED v4 credit for EPDs, from a Canadian practitioner helping design CaGBC’s new office By Alana Fichman Dialog sought EPDs for cabling, drywall, flooring, doors, and plywood but otherwise focused on furnishings for the CaGBC fit-out. Image: DIALOG The new office space for Canada’s Green Building Council (CaGBC) will take up half a floor in Vancouver. It’s a tenant improvement project designed by Dialog. The team’s goal is to achieve LEED Gold, with a stretch target of Platinum, under the LEED for Commercial Interiors (CI) rating system, version 4. BuildingGreen spoke with Chani Joseph-Ritchie about the quest to track down enough environmental product declarations (EPDs) to fulfill the “building product disclosure and optimization” EPD credit that’s new in v4. LEED v4 offers two possib...

Full article: https://www2.buildinggreen.com/article/getting-epd-credit...

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