MR115 - OPTION 2. MATERIAL INGREDIENT OPTIMIZATION (1 POINT)

This Interpretation specifically has to do with option 2 by adding the cradle to grave information in option 2.

OPTION 2. MATERIAL INGREDIENT OPTIMIZATION (1 POINT)

Use products that document their material ingredient optimization using the paths below for at least 25%, by cost, of the total value of permanently installed products in the project.

GreenScreen v1.2 Benchmark. Products that have fully inventoried chemical ingredients to 100 ppm that have no Benchmark 1 hazards:

If any ingredients are assessed with the GreenScreen List Translator, value these products at 100% of cost.
If all ingredients are had undergone a full GreenScreen Assessment, value these products at 150% of cost.

Cradle to Cradle Certified. End use products are certified Cradle to Cradle. Products will be valued as follows:

Cradle to Cradle v2 Gold: 100% of cost
Cradle to Cradle v2 Platinum: 150% of cost
Cradle to Cradle v3 Silver: 100% of cost
Cradle to Cradle v3 Gold or Platinum: 150% of cost

International Alternative Compliance Path – REACH Optimization. End use products and materials that do not contain substances that meet REACH criteria for substances of very high concern. If the product contains no ingredients listed on the REACH Authorization or Candidate list, value at 100% of cost.

USGBC approved program. Products that comply with USGBC approved building product optimization criteria.