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mere (Unregistered Guest)
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Posted on Thursday, July 02, 2009 - 02:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostPrint Post

Would the use of rapidly renewable versions of any or all of the following contribute to MR 6. Rapidly Renewable Materials?? (v3 - 2009, New Construction err...BD&C)

* Asphalt & Tar Removers
* Asphalt Restorers
* Concrete & Asphalt Release Fluids
* Concrete Curing Agents
* Concrete Repair Patch
* Mulch & Compost
* Roof Coatings

John Bunzick, CCS, CCCA, LEED AP
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Username: bunzick

Post Number: 1065
Registered: 03-2002
Posted on Thursday, July 02, 2009 - 03:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostPrint Post

Assuming that they are truly made from rapidly renewable materials (and some look like they may not qualify), they would contribute. However, their value relative to the project total may not help very much. The value of rapidly renewable materials must be 2.5 percent of the total materials cost. Many of the items on the list would be very minor contributors, making the effort to track them have little or no "return."

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