Interior glazing is an option that may replace part of the standard wall construction to allow natural light to penetrate into the interior spaces. Translucent glazing such as frosted or fritted glass helps to allow daylight to enter a space without compromising privacy.
- Use cleaning chemicals and solutions that are Green Seal certified.
- Dust with micro fiber cloth regularly.
End of Life Tips
- Usually reused by future occupants. If glazing needs to be replaced, consider recycling glass components.
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
Views: Achieve a direct line of sight to the outdoors via vision glazing for 75% (for BD+C and ID+C; 50% for O+M) of all regularly occupied floor area. View glazing in the contributing area must provide a clear image of the exterior, not obstructed by frits, fibers, patterned glazing, or added tints that distort color balance.
- BD+C and ID+C EQ: Quality Views
- O+M EQ: Daylight and Quality Views