LEED Credits

TruStile Doors can assist with achieving credits in many Green building rating systems including LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). LEED is a national standard developed and published by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Its purpose is to promote sustainable building that is environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy.

TruStile doors help achieve LEED credits in the following categories for new commercial construction and major renovation projects:1
LEED Credit LEED Criteria Detailed Requirement TruStile MDF Doors TruStile Wood Doors
Materials & Resources
4.1 (1 point) Recycled Content: 10% (post-consumer + 1/2 pre-consumer) Use materials with recycled content such that the sum of post-consumer recycled content plus one-half of the pre-consumer content constitutes at least 10% (based on cost) of the total value of the materials in the project. Qualify — SCS certified to contain 69% recycled content. Not eligible
4.2 (1 point) Recycled Content: 20% (post-consumer + 1/2 pre-consumer) Use materials with recycled content such that the sum of post-consumer recycled content plus one-half of the pre-consumer content constitutes an additional 10% beyond MR Credit 4.1 (total of 20%, based on cost) of the total value of the materials in the project. Qualify — SCS certified to contain 69% recycled content. Not eligible
7 (1 point) Certified Wood Use a minimum of 50%, based on cost of wood-based materials and products that are certified in accordance with the Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) principles and criteria for wood building components. Not eligible Qualify — specify FSC Certified Wood Door
100% of door value counts toward credit
Indoor Environmental Quality
4.4 (1 point) Low-emitting materials: Composite wood and agrifiber products Composite wood and agrifiber products used on the interior of the building must contain no added urea-formaldehyde resins. Qualify — specify NAUF MDF Qualify — specify NAUF MDF panel core
1LEED for New Construction & Major Renovations, Version 3 (April 2009).
TruStile doors help achieve LEED credits in the following categories for residential home construction projects:2
LEED Credit LEED Criteria Detailed Requirement TruStile MDF Doors TruStile Wood Doors
Materials & Resources
2.2 (0.5 point) Environmentally Preferable Products Use building component materials that are environmentally preferable in that they either contain minimum of 50% post industrial recycled content, are FSC certified or reclaimed. Qualify — SCS certified to contain minimum 69% recycled content Qualify — specify FSC Certified Wood Door
100% of door value counts toward credit
2LEED for Homes Rating System, Version 2008 (January 2008).