Cement and ConcreteLast Updated: 09/30/19
Cement and concrete are materials used to build strong, hard surfaces and structures. Cement is a powder of alumina, silica, lime, iron oxide, and magnesium oxide that is mixed with water to produce concrete.
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Contributes to meeting The Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings
Potential LEED Contributions
This product may contribute* toward points in multiple LEED v4 rating systems, including areas required for LEED v4 building certification. Primarily, the credits will apply in the Building Design and Construction (BD+C) and Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M) categories. This includes the specialty areas of: New Construction and Major Renovation, Existing Buildings, Core & Shell, Schools, Retail, Data Centers, Warehouse and Distribution Centers, Hospitality, and Healthcare. Specific credits are:
- Materials & Resources - Building Product Disclosure & Optimization
- Sourcing of Raw Materials
- Material Ingredients
* It is important to note that no products, individually or collectively, can guarantee a specific number of points for LEED Category credit. Each credit will need to be matched to the product by a certified professional.