Draft LEED® v4
LEED®, the US originated rating system for sustainable buildings, is requested by more and more building planners in the USA and in Europe and at the Gulf.
LEED v4, out for ballot in June 2013
Ballot on LEED version 4 is planned for 2013
For announcement and background see also:
LEED projects will be encouraged to use the changed credits in pilot projects. But existing LEED 2009 rating will be available for LEED certification of sustainable buildings for some years.
- March 1 - March 31: Sixth Public Comment Period, covering only very few credits with significant changes
- June 1, 2013: Membership ballot starting
Changes regarding products
Regarding properties of products, some relevant new content is:
- Use of interior products with low VOC emissions
- Chemicals of concern
Both of these credits experienced some significant changes that can be seen when clicking the above links.
On the website of US Green Building Council you will find
- general introduction and guidance
- credits that saw changes compared with 3rd public comment version
- LEED User forum
- public comment form.
Please see our flyer on LEED®issues in English or in French, or contact our specialists for using Eurofins expertise that may help to show compliance of your products with LEED low emitting interiors credit.
More information on this website is touching LEED in general and for several product groups,
low VOC ecolabels and regulations, and VOC
testing as such. You may also look for LEED related seminars and webinars.
Contact to VOC Testing Laboratories
Please see here contact information of Eurofins VOC testing
laboratories in Europe, USA and China:
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