LEED Information

Octolam Plastic Laminate

The following information is a guide to indicate which LEED credit areas Octopus Products materials may help to contribute to LEED points.

Materials & Resources

Credit MR 5.1 Regional Materials – 20% Manufactured Regionally

In order to qualify for this credit, the point of final assembly of the cabinetry must be within a 500 mile/800 km radius of the final point of installation. 

Indoor Environmental Quality

Credit EQ 4.1 Low Emitting Materials – Adhesives & Sealants

Octolam high pressure laminates can be installed using water based adhesives that will help contribute to Credit 4.1. Suggested suppliers are:

3M www.3m.com/adhesives
Helmitin www.helmitinadhesives.com

Credit EQ 4.4 Low Emitting Materials – Composite Woods and Laminate Adhesives

Octolam high pressure laminates can be bonded to many available substrates that have no Urea Formaldehyde added . There are 2 products available with no Urea Formaldehyde content:

Nu Green www.uniboard.com
Pureboard www.columbiaforestproducts.com