The fastest path to contributing LEED points for your customers.
 

The Structural Building Components Association (SBCA) has announced a new green building initiative that will benefit wood component manufacturers supplying products to green-built projects.

 

Several green building rating systems for commercial and residential construction have been developed, resulting in significant confusion surrounding the extent to which structural components are eligible. For wood truss and panel manufacturers, the primary opportunity comes through their wood components rather than steel connector plates. 

 
For wood truss and panel manufacturers, the primary opportunity comes through their wood components rather than steel connector plates. 
 
Several information sheets have been developed to highlight building components that comply with LEED for Homes, LEED-NC and NAHB ICC-700. Please refer to the corresponding information sheet based on the documentation you need to submit for the truss submittal package.
 
  
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Wood Components
Steel Components
 
These new resources are designed to help component manufacturers educate their builder customers on how wood building components comply with LEED for Homes, LEED-NC and NAHB ICC-700.
 
The chart below gives a good overview of the opportunity for truss manufacturers within the LEED program.
  
 
Also, follow this link to SBCA for some additional resources and contact Libby Maurer who will give you an even better level of expertise in this area.
 
For more information follow the link below to the SBCA website.
  

 

 This page last modified on 9/23/2009