Getting LEED® Credits for Firestop Selection High Performance Green Buildings
No type of building product, firestop systemsAn assembly consisting of 1) the penetrant or penetrants 2) the opening through a particular type of wall or floor, and 3) the firestop materials and design that are used to seal the opening or protect the penetrants. included, can be certified under LEED. LEED applies to green building projects only.
However, some firestop systems may have attributes that can contribute points in the following performance categories in LEED for New Construction and Renovation:
- Energy and Atmosphere (EA)
- Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
- Materials and Resources (MR)
- Innovative Design (ID)