NUDURA acknowledges that while only PROJECTS (not building materials) qualify for certification by LEED, designers should be made aware that as a building envelope material, specifying the NUDURA Insulated Concrete Forms for green building can provide potential contributions to various credit categories within the following LEED Green Building Rating Systems:

U.S Green Building Council Logo

USGBC LEED® 2009 For New Construction and Major Renovation

CaGBC LEED® NC-Canada 1.0 (Gold Indicates Canada only)


Category Assessment or                                                 Credit             Possible Points
Code Element Name                                                 Designation             in Category


EA Energy & Atmosphere

Optimize Energy Performance (NC Canada 1.0)             Credit 1                         10

Optimize Energy Performance                                         Credit 1                         19

improve between 12 & 48%


MR Materials & Resources

Construction Waste Management - Divert 50%               Credit 3

Recycle or Salvage 50%                                                                                          1

Recycle or Salvage 75%                                                                                          2


Recycled Content                                                             Credit 4

10% USA/7.5% CAN (total - post consumer + 1/2 post industrial                           1

20% USA/ 15% CAN (total -post consumer + 1/2 post industrial                            2


Regional Materials                                                            Credit 5

10% Extract/ Manuf. within 500 mi.(800 km) of site                                                1

20% Extract/ Manuf. within 500 mi.(800 km) of site                                                2


Durable Building (NC Canada 1.0)                                   Credit 8                           1


EQ Indoor Environmental Air Quality

Thermal Comfort - Design                                                Credit 7.1                        1


Reducing energy is the key factor to achieving the reduced carbon emission targets, NUDURA Insulated Concrete Forms can help reduce energy, providing users with building that are energy efficient and healthier to live or work in. Insulated Conctete Forms from NUDURA provide patented technologies that provide the opportunity for greater point accumulation compared other insulated concrete form systems. The NUDURA Insulate Concrete Form system provides benefits and features that no other insulated concrete form company can provide.


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