LEED v4, Sustainability and Green Manufacturing


LEED v4 (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a voluntary, consensus-based national rating system for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings developed by The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

The LEED v4 for New Construction and Major Renovations Rating System guides and distinguishes high-performance commercial and institutional projects. The Rating System consists of six categories, listed with Cookson’s contribution toward them as follows:

  1. Sustainable Sites. This category is not applicable to the use of Cookson products.
  2. Water Efficiency. This category is not applicable to the use of Cookson products.
  3. Energy and Atmosphere. This category is not applicable to the use of Cookson products.
  4. Materials and Resources

     

    Materials and Resources Credit 4: Recycled Content

    Cookson product components contain Post Industrial and Post Consumer recycled content as listed below. Please note that Product Type and Product Size determine final Recycled Content calculation results. Precise Recycled Content information can be provided when dimensioned products are identified, excluding TranZform®, Side Folding Grille Products and Extreme® Tough Rubber Doors. The precise post industrial and preconsumer values are calculated by internal programming systems based on the build sheets for each door.

    Cookson Recycled Content 2012, All Products Except TranZform Accordion Products, Side Folding Grille Products and Extreme Tough Rubber Doors

    • Prepainted Steel Curtain and Hood Material
      • 7% Post Industrial (Pre-Consumer)
      • 23% Post Consumer
    • Structural Steel Bottom Bar Angle
      • 17% Post Industrial (Pre-Consumer)
      • 83% Post Consumer
    • Structural Steel Guide Angle
      • 40% Post Industrial (Pre-Consumer)
      • 56% Post Consumer
    • General Steel Components in Shafts and Brackets
      • 33% Post Industrial (Pre-Consumer)
      • 0% Post Consumer
    • Stainless Steel, #4 Finish only, in Curtain, Hood, Bottom Bar and Guides
      • 67% Post Industrial (Pre-Consumer)
    • No recycled content in Aluminum
    • No recycled content in Structural Stainless Steel Guides
    • No recycled content in Galvanized Grille Rods or Stainless Steel Grille Rods
    TranZform® Accordion Products Recycled Content 2012
    • Aluminum Extrusions, Vinyl Extrusions
      • 75% Post Industrial (Pre-Consumer)
      • 10% Post Consumer
    • Slats, Metal Hinges, Formed Steel Lead Posts and Jamb Attachments
      • 25% Post Industrial (Pre-Consumer)
      • 25% Post Consumer
    Side Folding Grille Products Recycled Content 2012
    • Aluminum Extrusions
      • 80% Post Industrial (Pre-Consumer)
      • 10% Post Consumer
    Extreme® Tough Rubber Doors Recycled Content 2012
    • Unpainted Structural Steel Construction
      • 9% Post Industrial (Pre-Consumer)
      • 90% Post Consumer
    • Extruded Aluminum Guide
      • 9% Post Industrial (Pre-Consumer)
      • 21% Post Consumer
    • Lintel Brush Seals
      • 0% Post Industrial (Pre-Consumer)
      • 100% Post Consumer

    Materials and Resources Credit 5: Regional Materials

    Cookson products excluding Side Folding Grilles and Extreme Tough Rubber Doors are manufactured in the following locations:

    • Mountaintop, Pennsylvania, 18707 USA
    • Goodyear, Arizona, 85338 USA
    • Gastonia, North Carolina, 28052 USA

     

  5. Indoor Environmental Quality. This category is not applicable to the use of Cookson products.

    Note that all Cookson finishes are applied by the time the product is shipped. No finishes or paints are applied to products on-site. VOC information is not applicable for LEED EQ 4.1- 4.4 credit.
  6. Innovation and Design Process. This category is not applicable to the use of Cookson products.

 

*LEED is a trademark of The U.S. Green Building Council.

Comprehensive LEED v4 Guides
by product

Counter Door
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Credit category: 4Max Points: 18

Counter Fire Door
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Credit category: 4Max Points: 18

Service Fire Door
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Credit category: 4Max Points: 18

Firemiser Insulated Fire Door
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Credit category: 5Max Points: 38

Service Door
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Credit category: 4Max Points: 18

Thermiser Insulated Door
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Credit category: 5Max Points: 38

Thermiser Max IECC 2012 & ASHRAE 90.1 Compliant Insulated Door
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Credit category: 5Max Points: 38