If you are working on a LEED project, Spec has resources to help you. Our certified LEED AP designer can work with you and help you make decisions on how to achieve the most LEED credits possible. Below are some of the credits you would be eligible for by specifying Spec products:
Fully welded steel bases and frames are made from a minimum of 25% recycled steel. This makes our Tables and steel based Public Seating eligible for LEED credit MRc 4: Recycled Content.
Nu-Green is used in all Table products and is made from 100% post-industrial recycled content. This makes our tables eligible for LEED credit MRc 4: Recycled Content.
Thanks to bio-based foam technology, all Spec Public Seating products can contribute for LEED credit MRc6: Rapidly Renewable Materials.
Spec's Seating lines: Companion, Midway, Cooper, and Gravity and all our tables and bases meet the BIFMA Furniture Emissions Standards making them eligible for LEED CI EQ 4.5: Low Emitting Materials, Systems Furniture and Seating. As of August 11, 2006 the BIFMA FES (Furniture Emissions Standard) is recognized by LEED as equivalent to GREENGUARD. Spec has chosen to test its products to BIFMA FES standards.
Spec’s Tables and Seating are designed for easy disassembly, and for easy refurbishing, making them eligible for LEED credit MRc3: Materials Reuse.
Over 75% of packaging used to ship our products can be recycled, making them eligible for LEED credit MRc2:Construction Waste Management.
Spec products meet the requirements of Option 1, LEED for Healthcare MR CR 5 – Furniture and Medical Furnishings. With the exception of chromed parts or certain fabrics.
With Level® certification, Spec products can contribute to achieving LEED pilot credit 80: Environmentally preferable interior finishes and furnishings
Spec’s products can contribute to achieving LEED credit MRc5: Regional Materials if your project is within 500 miles by truck or 1500 miles by train from our factory.
There are many factors that contribute to a project’s ability to achieve LEED credits. Spec cannot control other products being specified on any given LEED project. Information given refers to Spec products only. We cannot give any guarantee that LEED credits will be awarded when combined with other manufacturers’ products.