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Appendix A: LEED for New Construction Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations Version 2.2 © United States Green Build Council (USGBC) 2005

The information below relates to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for New Construction and Major Renovations Version 2.2 © United States Green Build Council (USGBC) 2005. MonierLifetile potentially contributes to LEED project certification points. MonierLifetile’s Lifecycle

MonierLifetile Concrete Roof Tile

Max. Category Points

LEED for NC Requirements

LEED Category

Increase demand for building materials and products that are extracted and manufactured within the region, thereby supporting the use of indigenous resources and reducing the environmental impacts resulting from transportation.

Material Resources 5.1: Regional Materials (MR 5.1)

Select MLT roof tiles may meet or exceed solar indexes of 29, greatly reducing air conditioning needs.

Reduce heat islands (thermal gradient differences between developed and undeveloped areas) to minimize impact on microclimate and human and wildlife habitat.

Sustainable Sites 7.2: Heat Island Effect (SS 7.2)

MLT recycles scrap tile. Through crushing followed by sifting, the filtered concrete tile content is redistributed and recycled in manufacturing to increase waste diversion and environmental impacts.

Increase demand for building product that incorporates recycled content materials, thereby reducing impacts resulting from extraction and processing of virgin materials.

Material Resources 4.1: Recycled Content (MR 4.1)

MLT packages tiles on wooden pallets that are recycled and reused.

Conserve existing natural areas and restore damaged areas to provide habitat and remote biodiversity.

Sustainable Sites 5.1: Site Development (SS 5.1)

1

MLT prides itself in manufacturing quality concrete invaluable for re-use in regional construction fill needs or community landscaping designs.

Divert construction, demolition and land-clearing debris from disposal in landfills and incinerators. Redirect recyclable recovered resources back to the manufacturing process. Redirect reusable materials to appropriate sites.

Material Resources 2.1: Construction Waste Management (MR 2.1)

1

Raw Material Generating premium construction material from nature’s close-to-home ground resources.

MLT increases demand for environmentally preferable products through extracting, processing, and manufacturing sustainable concrete tile in regions across the nation. Tile components used are: sand, water, cement and pigment.

1

Product/Solution/System Saving through innovation. (Economic Innovation)

1

Recycling Life Concrete is recyclable.

1

Responsible Installation Protecting businesses by partnering with the environment.

Waste Management Partnering with the community to distribute the life and influence of concrete.

5

Total Maximum Points Achievable for using MonierLifetile products or systems: % of Certification Requirements:

19%

The information provided above is intended as a guide for claiming the maximum number of points under the scheme. The builder should check the specific scores for each product and project.


1-800-571-TILE (8453) www.monierlifetile.com Š2009 MonierLifetile LLC ML948 1/09


Appendix B: LEED for Homes Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED for Homes Reference Guide FIRST EDITION © 2008

The information below relates to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Homes First Edition © United States Green Build Council (USGBC) 2008. MonierLifetile potentially contributes to LEED project certification points. MonierLifetile’s Lifecycle

MonierLifetile Concrete Roof Tile

Max. Category Points

LEED for Homes Requirements

LEED Category

Use building materials or products that have been extracted, harvested or recovered as well as manufactured within 500 miles of the project site.

Material Resources 2.0: Environmentally Preferable Products (MR 2.0)

1

Reduce solar heat and the subsequent transfer of heat to the surroundings by using a material with a solar index of 29 or more.

Sustainable Sites 3.0: Local Heat Island Effects (SS 3.0)

1

Select MLT roof tiles may meet or exceed the requirements of ENERGY STAR, greatly reducing air conditioning needs.

Improve the overall energy performance of a home by meeting or exceeding the performance of an ENERGY STAR labeled home.

Energy and Atmosphere 1.0: Energy Performance (EA 1.0)

4

MLT prides itself in manufacturing quality concrete invaluable for re-use in regional construction fill needs or community landscaping designs.

To divert waste from landfills, develop a construction waste management plan assessing where material may be re-used regionally. Increased waste diversion. Divert 25% or more of the total material taken off the construction site from landfill and incinerators.

Material Resources 3.2: Construction Waste Management and Reduction (MR 3.2)

4

Raw Material Generating premium construction material from nature’s close-to-home ground resources.

MLT increases demand for environmentally preferable products through extracting, processing, and manufacturing sustainable concrete tile in regions across the nation. Tile components used are: sand, water, cement and pigment.

Product/Solution/System Saving through innovation. (Economic Innovation)

Select MLT roof tiles may meet or exceed solar indexes of 29, greatly reducing air conditioning needs.

Responsible Installation Protecting homes by partnering with the environment.

Waste Management Partnering with the community to distribute the life and influence of concrete.

Total Maximum Points Achievable for using MonierLifetile products or systems: % of Certification Requirements:

10

21%

The information provided above is intended as a guide for claiming the maximum number of points under the scheme. The builder should check the specific scores for each product and project.


1-800-571-TILE (8453) www.monierlifetile.com Š2009 MonierLifetile LLC ML949 1/09


Appendix C: NAHB Green Building Standard National Association of Home Builders NGBS Draft Standard Version #2.0 © 2007 National Association of Home Builders

The information below relates to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Draft Standard Version #2.0 © 2007. Points contribute to the total for the three different levels of NAHB Building. MonierLifetile Concrete Roof Tile

MonierLifetile’s Lifecycle

NAHB Model Home Green Building Standard

NAHB Category

Locally available indigenous materials are used for major elements of the building.

608: Indigenous Materials (NAHB 2.8.1)

Points

Raw Material Generating premium construction material from nature’s ground resources.

MLT increases demand for environmentally preferable products through extracting, processing, and manufacturing sustainable concrete tile in regions across the nation. Tile components used are: sand, water, cement and pigment.

2

Product/Solution/System Saving through innovation. (Economic Innovation)

Select MLT roof tiles may meet or exceed solar indexes of 29, greatly reducing air conditioning needs.

Horizontal hardscaping material are installed with a solar reflectance index of 29 or greater.

505.2: Innovative Practices NAHB 3.3.5.1)

MLT longevity provides low lifecycle costs, improved carbon footprint, and due to its mineral composition it does not pollute or is negatively impacted by the environment.

Select the more environmentally preferable product or assembly for an application based upon the use of a Life Cycle Assessment tool compliant with ISO 14044 or other recognized standards that compares the environmental impact of building materials, assemblies or a whole building.

609: Environmentally Preferable Product (NAHB 2.8.2)

MLT recycles scrap tile. Through crushing followed by sifting, the filtered concrete tile content is redistributed and recycled in manufacturing to increase waste diversion and environmental impacts.

Building materials with recycled content are used for two major components of the building.

604.1: Recycled Content Building Materials (NAHB 2.5.2 / 2.5.3)

4

Life Span Concrete’s resilience.

3

Recycling Life Concrete is recyclable.

4

Responsible Installation Protecting homes and businesses by partnering with the environment.

MLT innovations provide cutting edge energy efficiency options for you home or business. Ask your local sales representative for more information about MonierLifetile’s innovative systems.

Passive cooling design features are used. Solar reflective roof or radiant barrier is installed in Climate Zones 1, 2 or 3. Roof material meets a 3 year aged criteria of 0.50. Roofing material is installed with a minimum ¾” continuous airspace offset from the roof deck from eave to ridge. (Please refer to NAHB reference manual for more detail.)

704.3.1.3: Cooling Design Features

MLT prides itself in manufacturing quality concrete invaluable for re-use in regional construction fill needs or community landscaping designs.

Waste generated during construction is recycled.

605: Construction Waste Management (NAHB 2.4.1)

3

Waste Management Partnering with the community to distribute the life and influence of concrete.

7

Total Maximum Points Achievable for using MonierLifetile products or systems: % of Bronze Requirements:

23 10%

The information provided above is intended as a guide for claiming the maximum number of points under the scheme. The builder should check the specific scores for each product and project.


1-800-571-TILE (8453) www.monierlifetile.com Š2009 MonierLifetile LLC ML9450 1/09


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