façadeTek recognizes the strategic imperative of green building demand, delivery and accessibility. LEED is built on guiding principles and the need to elevate social equity as a value and outcome integral to sustainable built environments. façadeTek is strengthening its position to offer LEED expertise to widen our scope of services to building owners, architects, and general contractors. We are continuously seeking new materials and methods to further enhance this performance.
façadeTek’s team includes two 2009 LEED Accredited Professionals.
The LEED AP will facilitate communication with multiple companies in order to provide products that will adhere to the LEED standards required by each project. They will compile the documentation from each company which is necessary for LEED certification submittal. The LEED AP will provide assistance to companies unfamiliar with LEED to ensure that the correct product information is provided.
The credit areas in which façadeTek can provide the most value are within Materials and Resources and Indoor Environmental Quality. For the projects listed above, the materials provided by façadeTek will contribute positively toward the achievement of MR Credit 4.1 & 4.2 - Recycled Content and MR credit 5.1& 5.2 - Regional Materials. The specification of products with VOC content in mind also contributes toward the achievement of EQ credit 4.1- Adhesives and Sealants.
A positive contribution can be made towards the achievement of Energy and Atmosphere with façadeTek providing a portion of the Building Envelope.