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LEED Guide

MATERIALS AND RESOURCES

Legrand products contribute to reducing the environmental impacts when building, retrofitting and operating a building

The Materials and Resources (MR) category* focuses on minimizing energy and other impacts associated with the extraction, processing, transport, maintenance, and disposal of building materials.

*Use of multiple products within the designated credit does not equate to achievement of multiple points in all cases.

Material Multi-Attribute Assessment & Building Product Disclosure and Optimization Credits

Material Multi-Attribute Assessment (pilot credit for 2009): To increase the use of products and materials with life-cycles, ingredients and attributes that improve overall environmental, economic and social performance.

Building product disclosure and optimization – environmental product declarations (v4): To encourage the use of products and materials for which life-cycle information is available and that have environmentally, economically and socially preferable life-cycle impacts.

Building product disclosure and optimization – Material Ingredients (v4): To reward project teams for selecting products for which the chemical ingredients in the product are inventoried using an accepted methodology and for selecting products verified to minimize the use and generation of harmful substances.  

Max. Potential Point(s): 2

Health Product Declarations (HPDs)

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We provide increased transparency by publishing Health Product Declarations (HPDs) for several of our products following the HPD Open Standard. 

The HPD Open Standard is a standard specification for the accurate, reliable and consistent reporting of product contents and potential associated human and environmental health hazards.

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Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs)

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We provide increased transparency by having the life-cycle environmental impacts of many of our products verified by PEP ecopassport®. 

PEP ecopassport® is the international reference program for the environmental product declarations (EPDs) for the electric, electronic and heating & cooling industries.

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Recycled Content and Building Product Disclosure & Optimization - Sourcing of Raw Materials Credits

Recycled Content (2009): Increase the use of recycled materials in building products.

Building product disclosure and optimization – sourcing of raw materials (v4): To reward project teams for selecting products verified to have been extracted or sourced in a responsible manner. Use products that contain recycled content for 25% of products by cost.

Max. Potential Point(s): 1

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Regional Materials Credit

Regional Materials (2009): Increase the demand for building materials and products that are extracted and manufactured within the region.

Max. Potential Point(s): 1

North American Manufacturing

Legrand has manufacturers in 8 locations across North America. Our sales representatives can help you determine whether the products you purchase can be considered regional materials.

Point(s): 2

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Construction and Demolition Waste Management Credit

Construction and Demolition Waste Management (v4): To reduce construction and demolition waste disposed of in landfills and incineration facilities, via Option 2 – Reduction of Total Waste Material.

Max. Potential Point(s): 2

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Legrand Product Contributions

LEED: Sustainable Sites
Reduce light pollution by controlling indoor and outdoor lighting.
LEED: Energy Atmosphere
Optimize energy performance and increase participation in demand response.
LEED: Materials Resources
Understand and reduce environmental impacts with verified recycled or regional content, minimized waste, and product disclosure documentation.
LEED: Indoor Environmental Quality
Promote occupant productivity and comfort with high-quality, controllable lighting.