Materials: LBC, LEED, and Industry Trends

In this deep-dive session, Adam Yarnell, SWA Sustainability Consultant, discusses the Building Product Disclosure and Optimization (BPDO) and Low-Emitting Materials credits in LEED v4 BD+C. Learn why transparency matters, how VOC emissions affect indoor air quality, and what to expect in LEED v4.1.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand Materials section of LBC
  2. Understand BPDO and LEM credits in LEED
  3. Grasp industry trends in embodied energy