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Solid Wood


Description

There are many different species and types of wood that can be used for doors including reclaimed, suppressed, and wood from responsibly managed forests.


Tips

O+M Tips

  • Use cleaning chemicals and solutions that are Green Seal certified
  • Dust with micro fiber cloth regularly

End of Life Tips

  • If in good condition, doors can be donated to organizations like Habitat for Humanity that will reuse them.
  • To recycle old doors visit Earth911.com to determine the capacity of local facilities.

For alignment with LEED Standards

  • Regional Materials: For credit achievement calculation, products sourced (extracted, manufactured, purchased) within 100 miles (160 km) of the project site are valued at 200% of their base contributing cost.
    • BD+C and ID+C MR: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Sourcing of Raw Materials and Material Ingredients
    • O+M MR: Purchasing - Facility Maintenance and Renovation
  • Certified Wood: Wood-based products and materials that are certified in accordance with the Forest Stewardship Council's principles and criteria contribute to a credit.
    • BD+C and ID+C MR: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Sourcing of Raw Materials
    • O+M MR: Purchasing - Ongoing
  • Finishes: Must meet the volatile organic compound (VOC) requirements of South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule 1113.
    • BD+C and ID+C EQ: Low-Emitting Materials
    • O+M MR: Purchasing - Facility Maintenance and Renovation