The Vitro Architectural Glass Guide to LEED®

Sustainable in Every Light

Select a LEED Credit Category below

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Materials and Resources (MR)

 

LEED Credit: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Material Ingredients

 
LEED Points: Possible 2 points
 
Applicable Requirement: Use one of two compliance paths for Cradle to Cradle products: Material Ingredient Reporting (Option 1) or Product Manufacturer Supply Chain Optimization (Option 3)

Vitro Solutions

In 2008, Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG glass) became the first U.S. glass manufacturer to have products recognized by the Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Program, and today the company offers more architectural glass products that meet program requirements than any other company. To learn more about Vitro Glass products recognized by the Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Program, review our brochure, Material Health Certificate or download our Cradle to Cradle Certified Certificate

LEED Credit: Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Environmental Product Declarations

LEED Points: Possible 2 points

Applicable Requirement: Use the Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) path (Option 1), which requires the use of at least 20 different permanently installed products sourced from at least five different manufacturers with EPDs which conform to ISO 14025, 14040, 14044, and EN 15804 or ISO 21930 and have at least a cradle to gate scope.
 
For an additional point, utilize the Multi-Attribute Optimization path (Option 2), which requires the use of products that comply with established criteria for 50% (by cost) of the total value of permanently installed products in the project. Click here for more information from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Vitro Solutions

As of July 2017, Vitro Architectural Glass is the first North American manufacturer to publish third-party verified Environmental Products Declarations (EPDs) for Flat Glass and Processed Glass products. 

The documents provide detailed data about the life-cycle impacts of Vitro Glass products on the environment and may be used as credentialing for LEED® and other green building certification programs.

Download Uncoated Glass EPD
Download Processed Glass EPD