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How to Design Piping Systems That Work Toward Gaining LEED Credits

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How can piping system design impact LEED credits and certification?

Document coverThough they remain largely hidden behind the walls of a home or building, piping systems play an essential role in the day-to-day operation of a building—and an integral part in achieving green design goals. Choice of piping touches several aspects of sustainability, including occupant health, resource management and even energy use.

In fact, for projects seeking LEED v4 BD+C certification, piping systems can contribute toward credits under several headings.

In this white paper, you’ll learn how piping system design can impact LEED credits and certifications, including:

    • The environmental impacts of piping materials
    • How LCAs help specifiers compare materials
    • How to incorporate LCAs into product selection processes
    • How to use LCAs to earn LEED certification points

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