The value of the recycled content of a material is the weight of the recycled content in the item divided by the weight of all materials in that item, and then multiplied by the total cost of the item. Supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs), such as
Buesing Corp. can assist the owner or general contractor to obtain their LEED goals by importing recycled concrete aggregate base course (ABC) and ground screened asphalt (GSA) to the project. We can also help by providing onsite crushing and recycling of
Recycled concrete aggregates produced from all but the poorest quality original concrete can be expected to pass the same tests required of conventional aggregates. ... The LEED ® Green Building ... Because concrete is an assembly, its recycled content sh
report the recycled content in terms of the Cement Reduction Factor. Pre-consumer (Post Industrial) Recycled Content from Cement Reduction Factor = 21.0%. 2. Local/Regional Materials (LEED Credit MR-5.1 and MR-5.2) At least 36.4% of the mass of our blocks
Ready Mixed Concrete Industry LEED Reference Guide
2 TABLE 1 - Potential LEED Credits for Ready Mixed Concrete Concrete contributes to this LEED Credit Incidental concrete use in this LEED Credit Sustainable Sites 26 Possible Points Prerequisite 1 Construction Activity Pollution Prevention Required Credit
DETERMINING THE RECYCLED CONTENT OF TEK 6-6B CONCRETE MASONRY
Concrete masonry walls are eligible for recycled content credit under the LEED for Homes Materials and Resources Credit 2: Environmentally Preferable Products, pro - vided the masonry contains at least 25% recycled content(p ost-consumer plus one-half pre
tech talk Understan the LEED Credit for Recycled Content By Lionel Lemay, PE, SE, Senior Director of Applied Engineering, NRMCA f you haven't already supplied concrete for a LEED project, there is a good chance you will soon. LEED, which stands for ...
LEED and Precast (Q&A / Checklist) | Enterprise Precast
By recycling as much as possible, including buying products with recycled content. Wood and steel forms are recycled when they become worn or obsolete; Virtually all reinforcing steel is made from recycled steel; Insulation contains partially recycled mat
Structural Contributions to LEED| Concrete Construction Magazine
Most structural steel shapes are made from 97% recycled material. Recycled content in steel plate is about 65%. HSS sections typically are not made with recycled steel and should be avoided on LEED projects.
CONCRETE MASONRY & HARDSCAPE® PRODUCTS IN LEED 2009
Recycled materials can be used as a partial replacement for cement, or as aggregate. A full discussion, including calculation methods for recycled content, is discussed in TEK 6-6B, Determining the Recycled Content of Concrete Masonry Products (ref. 12).
Regional and Recycled Credits in LEED v4| Concrete
Like with previous versions of LEED, the supplementary cementitious materials used in concrete, such as fly ash, silica fume, and slag cement, are considered post-industrial recycled content. And concrete and its constituents are typically sourced very cl
Recycling Concrete For Leed- Jaw crusher ball mill Mining
Concrete masonry the leed recycled content credit recently the construction industry has seen an increased emphasis on sustainable design and building green by governments design professionals and building owners the concrete masonry industry must partic,
LEED-NC v2.2 allows the recycled content of concrete to be based on the recycled content of the cementitious materials. Furthermore, using recycled concrete or slag instead of extracted aggregates would qualify as post-consumer. Reinforcing materials,such
Seasonal Concrete Pouring Can Impact the LEED Recycled
Mar 21, 2013 · The intent of the LEED MRc4 – Recycled Content credit is to increase demand for building products that incorporate recycled content materials, thereby reducing environmental impacts resulting from the extraction and processing of virgin ma
Potential LEED Points For Precast Concrete Parking Structures
4.1: 1 Recycled Content—The post-consumer recycled content plus one-half of the preconsumer content constitutes at least 10% (based on cost) of the total value of the materials in the project. A significant amount of industrial by-products can be used in
Recycling: LEED®-NC 2009 Recycled Content Value of Steel
LEED ® -NC 2009 Recycled Content Value of Steel Building Products. The U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED ®) Green Building Rating System aims to improve occupant well-being, environmental performance, and eco
Recycled content materials vary with the location of manufacturer but may include up to 20% – 30% by weight post-consumer recycled glass, slag cement (ground granulated blast furnace slag), and crushed concrete for aggregate.
Concrete Masonry & the LEED Recycled Content Credit
“Recycled Content” is one of the key LEED credits for concrete products. The two opportunities for concrete masonry under this credit are the use of recycled materials as aggregate replacements and as cement alternatives. However, by using the prescriptiv
Part 2: How LEED v4 impacts concrete masonry - A. Jandris
For example, under LEED 2009 there were 2 stand alone credits that concrete masonry could contribute; recycled content and regional materials. in LEED v4, recycled content falls under one new credit, Building Product Disclosure & Optimization – Sourcing O
Concrete and Sustainability / LEED | Concreteworks East
Nov 16, 2012 · Recycled Content A unique benefit of a custom made concrete piece is that the client can have any amount of recycled content added (up to a responsible %). CWE can substitute many different recycled products to reach the LEED certification