As shown below, LEED certification is evaluated through eleven criteria; recycled content, made from renewable resources, resource efficiency, locally available, made from recycled materials, recyclable, durability, air quality, energy efficiency, water conversation, and affordability. With each criteria weighted due to its overall importance to preserving the environment.
FORMA qualifies in 9 of the 11 categories including the most important, energy efficiency, air quality and local availability to the New England market.
Green: LEED Performance
|Industry LEED Requirements1||FORMA|
|Natural, plentiful or renewable:||Plentiful|
|Resource efficient manufacturing
|Yes, low energy manufacturing, no waste.|
|Locally available:||Yes, FORMA products are manufactured <200miles from all New England installations|
|Salvaged, refurbished or
|Reusable or recyclable:||Yes|
|Indoor air quality:||Yes, Low VOCs, no off-gassing post process|
1Courtesy: US Green Building Council www.usgbc.org/LEED