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SIPs and Green Building Programs

Energy Star - The Energy Star program aims to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions and energy consumption of electronics, appliances, and even homes. According to the EPA, homes account for 15% of energy consumption nationwide. New homes that demonstrate a certain level of energy saving improvements earn the Energy Star label. Building with SIPs substantially cut home energy consumption, making it easy to reach Energy Star qualifications; 
  • An Energy Star labeled home qualifies up to 34 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) points under the Energy and Atmosphere category.

 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) - Greenix Polyurethane SIPs can earn points towards LEED certification for a project:

 
LEED-H (Pilot Program For Homes)

Energy and Atmosphere (EA) Category:

EA 2.2 Enhanced Insulation Credit 

Materials & Resources (MR) Category:

MR 1.3 Material Efficient Framing Credit   MR 2.2 Regional Materials

LEED-NC (New Construction) and LEED-CS (Core & Shell)

Energy and Atmosphere (EA) Category:

EA Credit 1, Optimize Energy Performance

Materials & Resources (MR) Category:

MR Credit 5.1, 5.2, Regional Materials

Innovation in Design (ID) Category:

ID Credit 1-1.4, Innovation in Design

 

Note:  LEED programs are an evolving process. At the time this was written, the use of SIPs contribute to LEED certification in the specified areas. In future, these credits may change, (i.e., further inclusion of additional credit points, etc.) It is recommended checking with the U.S. Green Building Council's website to ensure you have the latest rating system report. 

 

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