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Sustainability / LEED

LEED®

Your Project and LEED® Points
Concrete masonry units are "naturally green"

  • Regionally Produced
  • Durable Materials
  • Made From Recycled Materials
  • Low Maintenance
  • Enhanced Thermal Performance

Adams Products is committed to the continual development of high-quality products that facilitate green design and sustainability, creating products that have less environmental impact and lower life-cycle building costs. Our masonry products offer: recycled content, increased energy efficiency, low life-cycle costs, improved air quality, better acoustical environments and improved safety and security compared to other materials. Customers can choose from a comprehensive line of concrete design options. They can see how these products can work together to meet their needs.

Category: Materials & Resources
Recycled Content MR 4.1 Point: 1

Description: Determined by weight (%), the sum of the post-consumer recycled content plus one-half of the pre-consumer recycled content constitutes at least 10% (based on cost) of the total value of all materials used in the project.

Category: Materials & Resources
Recycled Content MR 4.2 Total Points: 2

Description: Additional point for adding more recycled content. Determined by weight (%), the sum of the post-consumer recycled content plus one-half of the pre-consumer recycled content constitutes an additional 10% beyond Credit MR 4.1 (20% total) based on the cost of the total value of all materials used in the project. Adams Products can produce concrete masonry units (CMU) that contain a significant amount of both pre-consumer and post-consumer recycled content.

Category: Materials & Resources
Regional Materials MR 5.1 Point: 1

Description: Materials are regionally extracted, processed and manufactured within 500 miles of the project site. At least 10% (based on cost) of the total materials used on the project must be extracted, processed and manufactured within 500 miles from the project site.

Category: Materials & Resources
Regional Materials MR 5.2 Total Points: 2

Description: Regional Materials An additional 10% beyond Credit MR 5.1 (20% total based on cost) of the total materials used on the project must be extracted, processed and manufactured within 500 miles from the project site.

Adams Products offers attractive and affordable masonry construction options that are manufactured locally.

Category: Indoor Environmental
Low Emitting Materials Adhesives & Sealants IEQ 4.1 Point: 1

Description: Reduce the quantity of air contaminants that may negatively impact a structure's indoor air quality and therefore improve the health and well-being of the occupants.