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Wood


Description

Wood panel ceilings, like metal ceilings, are not often used in office spaces as they tend to be a high-end finish. Wood panel ceilings do not offer the same acoustical properties as acoustical ceiling tile or drywall ceilings.


Tips

O+M Tips

  • Wood panel systems can be cleaned with microfiber cloths and appropriate Green Seal certified products.
  • Prevent drying by sealing with natural mineral oil.

End of Life Tips

  • If in good condition, materials can be donated to organizations like Habitat for Humanity that will reuse them
  • For materials that are well worn or damaged, recycling is the next best option. Contact the manufacturer for recycling information, or visit Earth 911 http://earth911.com/ to determine the capacity of local facilities/A
  • For materials that are well worn or damaged, recycling is the next best option. Contact the countertop manufacturer for recycling information, or visit Earth 911 http://earth911.com/ to determine the capacity of local facilities.

For alignment with LEED Standards

  • Regional Materials: At a minimum, use 20% of the combined value of construction and Division 12 (Furniture) materials and products that are manufactured regionally within a radius of 500 miles. Additionally, use a minimum of 10% of the combined value of construction and Division 12 (Furniture) materials and products extracted, harvested or recovered, as well as manufactured, within 500 miles of the project.
  • Rapidly Renewable Resources: At a minimum, use rapidly renewable construction and Division 12 (Furniture and Furnishings) materials and products for 5% of the total value of all materials and products used in the projected based on cost
  • Certified Wood: Use a minimum of 50% of wood-based products and materials that are certified in accordance with the Forest Stewardship Council's principles and criteria.
  • Adhesives & Finishes: Must meet the volatile organic compound (VOC) requirements of South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule 1113 & Rule 1168.
  • Rapidly Renewable Resources: At a minimum, use rapidly renewable construction and Division 12 (Furniture and Furnishings) materials and products for 5% of the total value of all materials and products used in the projected based on cost
  • Regional Materials: At a minimum, use 20% of the combined value of construction and Division 12 (Furniture) materials and products that are manufactured regionally within a radius of 500 miles. Additionally, use a minimum of 10% of the combined value of construction and Division 12 (Furniture) materials and products extracted, harvested or recovered, as well as manufactured, within 500 miles of the project.
  • Adhesives & Finishes: Must meet the volatile organic compound (VOC) requirements of South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule 1113 and Rule 1168.