REGIONAL MATERIALS – MR Credit 5.1, 5.2
(Manufactured & Extracted Regionally)
LEED NC Requirement:
Use building products that have been extracted, harvested or recovered, as well as manufactured, within 500 miles of the project site for minimum of 10% or 20% (based on cost) of the total materials value. If only a fraction of the product is extracted, harvested or recovered and manufactured locally, then only that percentage (by weight) shall contribute to the regional value.
LEED CI Requirement:
Use a minimum of 20% of the combined value of all construction materials and products that are manufactured regionally within a radius of 500 miles. An additional LEED Credit point can be earned if you use a minimum of 10% of combined value of products extracted, harvested, recovered, or manufactured within 500 miles.
Over (65%) by total weight of the LEED block designs have been extracted and manufactured within a 500 mile radius from all of our plants. MR Credit 5.1, 5.2 LEED NC and MR Credit 5.2 for LEED CI. This is dependent upon the plant location where the product is produced.
Recycled content varies by color for some products due to the recycled content of the material components utilized.