LEED / Green Credits
Fireshell® and StructureSaver® fire resistant coatings are non-toxic, drain safe, water-based, and no fuming. Our fire protection products are not only fire resistant but they are also tested in accordance with SCAQMD—South Coast Air Quality Management District. Our products are more energy-efficient and water-efficient than similar products, and recyclable or biodegradable after use. These products contribute to USGBC LEED credits.
Are you looking for areas in the LEED program our coatings could aid in credits?
Using Fireshell or StructureSaver could contribute up to 7 credits!
MR credit 1.1 (1.2): Building Reuse: Maintain 75% (95%) of Existing Walls, Floors & Roof
ICP Building Solutions Group’s Fireshell F10E, Fireshell F1E fire rated coatings & F1EP non-combustible coatings to bring existing walls to code and even meet wildfire ratings, significantly reduce waste, loss (minimal overspray), VOC impact added to existing walls to meet new fire codes (1hr or 2Hr)
MR credit 1.3: Building Reuse: Maintain 50% of Interior Non-Structural Elements
MR 3.1: Materials Reuse: 5% : Salvaged materials such as beams and posts, flooring, paneling, doors and frames, cabinetry and furniture, brick and decorative items.
MR Credit 5 – Local/regional materials: building materials or products that have been extracted, harvested or recovered, as well as manufactured, within 500 miles of the project site for a minimum of 10% (based on cost) of the total materials value.
Harvest/extracted areas: CT, FL, TX, MO, NJ, KY
Manufacture areas: Hartford, CT & Essex, CT
EA Credit 1- Energy & Atmosphere – Optimize Energy Performance: (2-10 points) assists in reducing energy use based on ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-1999
Fireshell F10E coating over closed and open cell Insulating foam provides IBC compliance without a thermal barrier.
EQ Credit 4.2 – Indoor Environmental Quality – Low-Emitting Materials: Paints & Coatings (1 point) Listed
All Fireshell® coatings comply with VOC limits of Green Seal Standard GS-11 via being approved by SQAMD.
Here’s a Link to LEED checklists: http://www.usgbc.org/ShowFile.aspx?DocumentID=1095
Below are charts with the LEED Credits and GREEN product information for each Fireshell and StructureSaver fire resistant, intumescing, non-flammable, barriers coatings, ignition barriers, and fire extinguishing coatings, paints and primers.
Building Code LEED Credits
|FIRESHELL®||IB4||Interior ignition barrier coating||GREEN|
|FIRESHELL®||F1||Fire extinguishing paint||GREEN|
|FIRESHELL®||F10E||NFPA 286 thermal barrier coating||GREEN|
|FIRESHELL®||F5E||fire extinguishing, intumescing,insulating||N/A|
|FIRESHELL®||F1E||Interior / exterior barrier coating||GREEN|
|FIRESHELL®||M1E||Non-flammable, reinforced, intumescing coating||GREEN|