Because of the significantly high percentages of recycled material in many Temple-Inland gypsum board products, they can contribute valuable credits toward LEED rating system project certification. Below are several areas those credits may apply.
LEED MR Credit 4
Recycled Content - awards 1 or 2 points for using products with recycled content that constitute at least 10% or 20%, based on cost, of the total value of project materials.
The recycled content levels of products produced in our Cumberland City, Tennessee, and West Memphis, Arkansas, facilities are third-party verified by SCS Global Services (SCS). Click here for more details.
LEED MR Credit 5
Local/Regional Materials - awards 1 or 2 points for using materials on a project that are extracted and manufactured within 500 miles that constitute at least 10% or 20%, based on cost, of the total value of project materials. Click here to view a mileage reference map.
2009 LEED For Schools
Temple-Inland gypsum board products are third-party certified by Materials Analytical Services, LLC (MAS) to meet the performance standard established for low-emitting materials under the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) program.
Projects using these products are eligible for contribution toward 2009 LEED for Schools rating system credit IEQ 4.6, encouraging the use of gypsum board with low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) emissions. For more about CHPS conformance information.