LEED

LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is an independent certification system for Green Buildings administered by the United States Green Building Council. 

 

Our products can contribute up to 34 points towards the 110 points available within the LEED accreditation.

 

LEED V4 (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), is the world’s second most widely adopted environmental assessment method.

 

LEED is divided into 9 categories, each carrying different points scores.

 

 

Kingspan Insulated Panels products can help achieve credits in the following categories:

 

Materials & Resources
  • 100% reusable
  • Pallets, plastic packaging etc. collected on site after delivery helping reduce waste on site during construction.
  • Insulated panels typically contain 14.5% to 17.5% recycled content.
  • Environmental Profiling by the Building Research
  • Establishment (BRE) for certain products.

 

Energy & Atmosphere
  • Reduction of carbon emissions and energy consumption.
  • Photovoltaic systems.

 

Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Free from Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) emissions.
  • Daylighting Solutions.
  • High performance acoustics solutions and advice.

 

Sustainable Sites
  • Envelope solutions with high solar reflective coatings.
  • Gutter / rainwater design calculations.

 

Innovation
  • LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) working in the business.
  • Products eligible for innovation on a project specific basis.

 

 

 

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