thyssenkrupp Elevator continues to support United States Green Building Council and the LEED rating system through our corporate GOLD sponsorship. We are aggressively prepared for the Materials and Resource credits and requirements. Let us be your go-to manufacturer for fully disclosed building products.
LEED v4 Credit Matrix
|Credit||Intent||How we can help|
|Optimize Energy Performance||Use whole building energy simulation to achieve increasing levels of energy performance.||thyssenkrupp Elevator’s energy calculator can help you determine proposed energy savings over a baseline that can be added to your project’s energy model.|
|Building Product Disclosure and Optimization: Environmental Product Declarations||Encourage the use of products and materials that have life-cycle information available and reward teams for selecting products from manufacturers with disclosed environmental impacts.||thyssenkrupp Elevator is prepared to release a third-party Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) pending industry Product Category Rule (PCR) release. *|
|Building Product Disclosure and Optimization: Sourcing of Raw Materials||Encourage the use of products and materials for which life-cycle information is available and reward teams for selecting products sourced in a responsible manner.||ThyssenKrupp AG publishes a biannual Corporate Social Responsibility Report.|
|Building Product Disclosure and Optimization: Material Ingredients||Encourage the use of products and materials for which life-cycle information is available and reward teams for selecting products from companies that have inventoried chemical ingredients.||thyssenkrupp Elevator has both Health Product Declaration and Cradle to Cradle Material Health certifications. These certifications fulfill Material Ingredient Disclosure credit requirements.|
|* In order to publish an EPD, the elevator industry needs to agree upon PCRs. The elevator PCRs will be published in September 2015. EPDs can be published after the publication of PCRs.|