Flooring manufacturer Milliken has completed a new LEED v4 credit pathway that addresses material traceability and transparency in the supply chain: LEED v4 MR credit Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Material Ingredients (Option 3). The next tier of material transparency, this stringent credit option dives into the chemical makeup of supplier materials for an elevated understanding of their resulting human and environmental health impacts. For a new build or renovation project team to qualify for this LEED v4 point, at least 25 percent of the total material purchased for the project must qualify as “optimized” per Option 2 or 3 of the credit. Floor covering can easily account for this requirement in a renovation.

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