LEED compliance for carpets does not require CRI certification


Many project teams or LEED reviewers read LEED specifications such that fulfilling LEED EQ credit 4.3 for carpets requires CRI Green Label Plus certification.

Now there is a clear statement of US GBC saying that it is a misunderstanding if project teams or LEED reviewers require CRI Green Label Plus certification for fulfilling LEED EQ credit 4.3 for carpets.  It was confirmed that all carpet installed in the building interior must meet the testing and product requirements of the program, however, this does not preclude products that meet these requirements but are tested by a means other than GLP.

For details please see item 4.a of this document. Some more explanations can be found at Eurofins special homepage.

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Eurofins Product Testing A/S is the market leader world-wide for VOC emissions chamber testing, operating several hundreds of test chambers of different sizes, experienced with VOC emission chamber testing since 1989. In cooperation with Eurofins VOC testing labs in China and in Japan. Many News appear continuously that can be important for industry, authorities and associations. This Blog shows News on VOC emissions testing for regulations in Germany, France and Belgium as well as for LEED, BREEAM, Indoor air Comfort, EMICODE, Blue Angel, CDPH Section 1350 and more.
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