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