LEED v4 BD+C: MATERIALS AND RESOURCES

Storage and Collection of Recyclables

To facilitate the reduction of waste generated by building occupants that is hauled to and disposed of in landfills.

  • Busch Systems International Inc.
  • Molok® Deep Collection™ system | The Molok® Deep Collection™ system is an innovative  alternative for collecting waste, recyclables and organics. With two-thirds underground, Molok® containers need to be emptied less often, reducing truck traffic and lowering emissions.

Construction and Demolition Waste Management Planning

To reduce construction and demolition waste disposed of in landfills and incineration facilities by recovering, reusing, and recycling materials.

  • Euroshield® | G.E.M. Inc. manufactures Euroshield®, environmentally friendly recycled rubber roofing products from a facility located in Calgary, Alberta. It employs in excess of 30 people producing EuroSlate, Heritage Slate, EuroShake, Beaumont Shake and Harvest Shake.
  • nora systems inc. | Create a space that delivers the sustainability and energy conservation you are seeking. Provide visitors a healthy environment that possesses good indoor air quality. Save time and money with chemical-free maintenance that requires only water. Contribute to the achievement of earning LEED points with nora® flooring.

Source Reduction— Mercury

To reduce mercury-containing products and devices and mercury release through product substitution, capture, and recycling.

  • Forbo Flooring Systems | Creating better environments... this statement reflects the mission and values of Forbo Flooring. From the indoor environment to the natural environment, Forbo’s products and services combine design and functionality in world-class flooring solutions.

Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction

To encourage adaptive reuse and optimize the environmental performance of products and materials.

  • CertainTeed AirRenew Essential
  • Century Wood Inc.
  • Country Wood Inc.
  • D. Litchfield & Co Ltd.
  • Dinoflex® Recycled Rubber Surfaces
  • greenscreen®
  • Interface |Human ConnectionsTM collection, an integrated flooring system that promotes and embraces nature’s elements and their relationship with interactive, gritty, urban neighbourhoods. Made from 100% recycled content nylon, Human Connections creates points of interaction and drives movement in the built environment to help people mix and mingle more naturally.
  • Isolofoam Group
  • Keilhauer
  • KlipTech Composite
  • Lynden Doors
  • Meiser Canada
  • Renovators ReSource
  • Soprema
  • Taproot
  • Teknion Limited
  • Terramai
  • Treasured Timbers Inc.
  • nora systems, inc. | Create a space that delivers the sustainability and energy conservation you are seeking. Provide visitors a healthy environment that possesses good indoor air quality. Save time and money with chemical-free maintenance that requires only water. Contribute to the achievement of earning LEED points with nora® flooring.
  • P.F.B Corporation
  • Shaw Contract | At Shaw Contract, we believe in the impact of design. We value purpose and authenticity, in our practice and in our products.  The result is high performing, Cradle to Cradle Silver™ Certified carpet, designed to improve how people work, learn, heal and live.
  • Soprema

Construction and Demolition Waste Management

To reduce construction and  demolition waste disposed of in landfills and incineration facilities by recovering, reusing, and recycling materials.

  • Amvic ICF
  • Busch Systems International Inc. 
  • CGC Inc.
  • Dinoflex® Recycled Rubber Surfaces
  • D. Litchfield & Co Ltd.
  • GE Lighting
  • GenYDoors Inc.
  • Goodfellow Inc.
  • greenscreen
  • Interface | Human ConnectionsTM collection, an integrated flooring system that promotes and embraces nature’s elements and their relationship with interactive, gritty, urban neighbourhoods. Made from 100% recycled content nylon, Human Connections creates points of interaction and drives movement in the built  environment to help people mix and mingle more naturally.
  • Keilhauer
  • McKillican International Inc.
  • N.A.T.S Nursery Ltd.
  • nora systems inc.  | Create a space that delivers the sustainability and energy conservation you are seeking. Provide visitors a healthy environment that possesses good indoor air quality. Save time and money with chemical-free maintenance that requires only water. Contribute to the achievement of earning LEED points with nora® flooring.
  • Nucor-Yamato Steel
  • Teknion Limited
  • Teragren LLC
  • Timber Products Company
  • TMI Direct

Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Sourcing of Raw Materials

To encourage the use of products and materials for which life cycle information is available and that have environmentally, economically, and socially preferable life cycle impacts. To reward project teams for selecting products verified to have been extracted or sourced in a responsible manner.

  • Abet Laminati
  • Abzac Canada
  • Advanced Panel Ptoducts Ltd.
  • AirRenew® M2Tech® 
  • Alcan Composites Inc.
  • All Weather Insulated Panels
  • Alumicor | Alumicor is a leading supplier of architectural aluminum building products, supporting LEED® and green building projects. Alumicor serves North America through facilities in Winnipeg, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax.
  • Architek SBP Inc. | Western Canadian leader in Intregrated Living Building systems: green roofs, living walls, green facades and water management [building site water conservation and storm water mitigation].
  •  Armtec
  • Armstrong World Industries
  • Arxx Building Products
  • Aya Kitchens & Bath
  • Bailey Metal Products Ltd. | At Bailey Metal Products Ltd. we are committed to the advancement of lightweight steel framing as an environmentally-friendly green building product that reduces energy consumption and waste, improves indoor air quality and conserves water and natural resources for both new and existing commercial and residential buildings.
  • Benolec Ltd.
  • Bentley Prince Street, Inc.
  • Biogreen Systems Ltd.
  • Bone Structure
  • Boomerang Recycled Paint
  • Butler Buildings Canada
  • Busch Systems International Inc.
  • Cascadia Windows & Doors | High quality fiberglass building products that enable some of the most energy-efficient buildings in the world.
  • Camino Modular Systems Inc.
  • Canadian Brass and Copper Co.
  • Canam / Murox
  • Century Wood Products Inc.
  • CertainTeed AirRenew Essential
  • CGC Inc.
  • Champagne Edition Inc.
  • Clayoquot Crafts
  • Columbia Forest ProductsColumbia manufactures interior decorative and industrial plywood panels and decorative veneer. Columbia offers PureBond® DesignEdge®, MPX®, Radius® and Classic Core® panel lines through “A List” distributors and retailers coast to coast.
  • CPCI  | CPCI members are certified precast professionals; capable and willing to help you complete your next project. By choosing CPCI certified manufacturers, you get quality assurance and experienced manufacturers at no additional cost to you. Involve a CPCI Certified member at the early stages of project planning. Don’t choose imitations! Choose CPCI Certified Plants!
  • Conserval Engineering [SolarWall]
  • CORFLEX
  • Crossville Inc.
  • Crowe Building Products Ltd.
  • C/S Construction Specialties
  • C/S Construction Specialties
  • Demilec Heatlok Soya, Polarfoam Soya
  • Dinoflex® Recycled Rubber Surfaces
  • Dirtt Environmental Solutions Ltd.
  • Eco-Domo
  • Ecomix
  • Environ Biocomposites
  • Eterna
  • Euroshield | G.E.M. Inc. manufactures Euroshield®, environmentally friendly recycled rubber roofing products from a facility located in Calgary, Alberta. It employs in excess of 30 people producing EuroSlate, Heritage Slate, EuroShake, Beaumont Shake and Harvest Shake.
  • Firestone Building Products
  • Flynn Canada Ltd.
  • Forbo Flooring Systems | Creating better environments... this statement reflects the mission and values of Forbo Flooring. From the indoor environment to the natural environment, Forbo’s products and services combine design and functionality in world-class flooring solutions.
  • FreeAxez USA
  • GE Lighting
  • G.E.M. Inc./Euroshield
  • Georgia-Pacific Canada Inc.
  • Goodfellow Inc.
  • greenscreen®
  • Herman Miller Canada Inc.
  • Homasote Company
  • Hycrete, Inc.
  • Hydrotech Membrane Corporation 
  • Integrated Paving Concepts Inc.
  • Interstyle ceramic + glass ltd.
  • Isolofoam Group
  • Jaga Canada Climate Systems Inc.
  • Jakob Inc.
  • Kawneer Company Inc.
  • Keilhauer 
  • Knoll, Inc.
  • Interface | World Woven™ collection, inspired by some of the world’s most beloved textiles Interand made with 100% recycled content nylon brings a distinctive, handcrafted feel to a broad array of interior projects.
  • Lambton Doors
  • Keilhauer
  • Keith Panel Systems Co. Ltd. - Alucobond
  • KlipTech Composites
  • Lambton Doors
  • Lafarge North America Inc.
  • Laurentide Re-sources Inc.
  • Legacy Building Solutions
  • LiveRoof | LiveRoof is the premier pre-vegetated green roof system available across Canada.Regionally grown modules with vegetation specifically selected and tested for your climate by the horticultural professionals at LiveRoof. Wind uplift tested according to CSA A123.24-15.
  • Louiseville Specialty Products
  • Lynden Doors
  • Maritime Geothermal/Nordic
  • Matrix Energy Inc; MatrixAir Solar Air Heating Systems
  • Maglin Site Furniture
  • Mapei 
  • MirageBoa-Franc Inc.
  • Molok® Deep Collection™ system | The Molok® Deep Collection™ system is an innovative  alternative for collecting waste, recyclables and organics. With two-thirds underground, Molok® containers need to be emptied less often, reducing truck traffic and lowering emissions.
  • Maxxon
  • McGill Architectural Products
  • McKillican International Inc.
  • Meiser Canada
  • Metal Roofing Alliance
  • Metl-Span
  • Midpoint International Inc.
  • Millennium Decking
  • Molok North America Ltd.
  • Monoglass Inc.
  • Muskoka Flooring
  • Nadurra Wood Corp.
  • N.A.T.S Nursery Ltd.
  • New Steel Roofers Inc.
  • Nichiha
  • nora systems inc. | Create a space that delivers the sustainability and energy conservation you are seeking. Provide visitors a healthy environment that possesses good indoor air quality. Save time and money with chemical-free maintenance that requires only water. Contribute to the achievement of earning LEED points with nora® flooring.
  • Nadurra Wood Corp.
  • Novanni stainless Inc.
  • Nudura Corporation
  • Nordic Engineered Wood
  • Norelco Cabinets Ltd.
  • Octopus Products Limited
  • Peintures Laurentide
  • Polarfoamtm, PFSI
  • RoofRoc Canada Ltd.
  • Roppe Corporation USA
  • Roseburg Forest Products
  • Roxul Inc.
  • Shaw Contract Group
  • Sierra Pine Ltd.
  • SilveRboard®
  • Simple Concept
  • Soprema
  • Steelcase
  • Sto Corp. North America
  • Sierra Pine Ltd.
  • Shaw Contract | At Shaw Contract, we believe in the impact of design. We value purpose and authenticity, in our practice and in our products.  The result is high performing, Cradle to Cradle Silver™ Certified carpet, designed to improve how people work, learn, heal and live.
  • StoneRox
  • Syntal Products Ltd.
  • Sun Glow Window Coverings Canada Ltd.
  • Super Sky Products
  • Tatlors Recyled Plastics Inc.
  • Techno Protection
  • Tate Access Floors | With Tate’s underfloor service distribution systems [UFSD], it’s the things you don’t see that makes the difference. A combination of modular wiring, cabling and air delivery systems offers savings in materials and energy efficiency, while also improving air quality. 
  • Tectum Acoustical Roof Deck
  • Taproot
  • Tembec
  • Termobuild
  • Thames Valley Brick & Tile - a trusted source for Clay Face Brick, Thin Brick and Paving Brick, including LEED qualifying products, that meet the challenges of the Canadian architectural and designer marketplace.
  • The Global Group
  • The Tandus Group
  • Thermafiber Inc.

  • Thermo-Cell Industries Ltd.
  • Therm-O-Comfort Co Ltd.
  • TMI Direct
  • Triton Logging Company
  • Trove
  • Terramai
  • Timber Products Company
  • Unilock | Unilock products can help with your LEED certification goals. Our products have been used on many LEED projects in North America.
  • Unilux
  • Upper Canada Forest Products Ltd. (UCFP)
  • Velux
  • Vintage Prefinished Wood Flooring
  • View Dynamic Glass
  • VicWest
  • Walters Inc.
  • Wishbone Site Furnishings | A recognized leader in the development and manufacture of “Made in Canada” street furnishings. Using recycled plastics and metals, Wishbone products speak innovation through design that is aesthetically pleasing and functional.
  • Wood Anchor

Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Environmental Product Declarations

To encourage the use of products and materials for which life-cycle information is available and that have environmentally, economically, and socially preferable life-cycle impacts. To reward project teams for selecting products from manufacturers who have verified improved environmental life-cycle impact.

  • Cascadia Windows & Doors | High quality fiberglass building products that enable some of the most energy-efficient buildings in the world.
  • CPCI  | CPCI members are certified precast professionals; capable and willing to help you complete your next project. By choosing CPCI certified manufacturers, you get quality assurance and experienced manufacturers at no additional cost to you. Involve a CPCI Certified member at the early stages of project planning. Don’t choose imitations! Choose CPCI Certified Plants!
  • Masonite Architectural | Baillargeon Doors has been specializing in the design, manufacture, and marketing of architectural, institutional, fire, and commercial wood doors and jambs. When your projects require custom solutions, anything is possible with Baillargeon!
  • nora systems inc. | Create a space that delivers the sustainability and energy conservation you are seeking. Provide visitors a healthy environment that possesses good indoor air quality. Save time and money with chemical-free maintenance that requires only water. Contribute to the achievement of earning LEED points with nora® flooring.
  • Shaw Contract | At Shaw Contract, we believe in the impact of design. We value purpose and authenticity, in our practice and in our products.  The result is high performing, Cradle to Cradle Silver™ Certified carpet, designed to improve how people work, learn, heal and live.

Building Product Disclosure and Optimization - Material Ingredients

To reward project teams for selecting products for which the chemical ingredients in the product are inventoried using an accepted methodology and for selecting products verified to minimize the use and generation of harmful substances. To reward raw material manufacturers who produce products verified to have improved life-cycle impacts.

  • Forbo Flooring Systems | Creating better environments... this statement reflects the mission and values of Forbo Flooring. From the indoor environment to the natural environment, Forbo’s products and services combine design and functionality in world-class flooring solutions.
  • Interface | World Woven™ collection, inspired by some of the world’s most beloved textiles and made with 100% recycled content nylon brings a distinctive, handcrafted feel to a broad array of interior projects.
  • nora systems inc. | Create a space that delivers the sustainability and energy conservation you are seeking. Provide visitors a healthy environment that possesses good indoor air quality. Save time and money with chemical-free maintenance that requires only water. Contribute to the achievement of earning LEED points with nora® flooring.
  • Shaw Contract | At Shaw Contract, we believe in the impact of design. We value purpose and authenticity, in our practice and in our products.  The result is high performing, Cradle to Cradle Silver™ Certified carpet, designed to improve how people work, learn, heal and live.
  • View Dynamic Glass

Source Reduction—Mercury

To reduce the release of persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBTs) Chemicals associated with the life
cycle of building materials.

  • Forbo Flooring Systems | Creating better environments... this statement reflects the mission and values of Forbo Flooring. From the indoor environment to the natural environment, Forbo’s products and services combine design and functionality in world-class flooring solutions.

Source Reduction—Lead, Cadmium, and Copper

To reduce the release of persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals associated with the life cycle of building materials.

  • Forbo Flooring Systems | Creating better environments... this statement reflects the mission and values of Forbo Flooring. From the indoor environment to the natural environment, Forbo’s products and services combine design and functionality in world-class flooring solutions.

Furniture and Medical Furnishings

To enhance the environmental and human health performance attributes associated with freestanding  furniture and medical furnishings.


 Resource Use-Design for Flexibility

Conserve resources associated with the construction and management of buildings by designing for flexibility and ease of future adaptation and for the service life of components and assemblies.

  • Kiko Water Systems | 2017 CaGBC Product of the Year – Reduce your HVAC energy by 10-30% without capital costs! Improve equipment efficiency, extend lifespans, lower operating costs, plus real time equipment performance and energy monitoring.