UltraTouch™ Denim Insulation
UltraTouch LEED Contribution Credits
UltraTouch™ Denim Insulation and LEED go together like peanut butter and jelly. UltraTouch Denim Insulation contributes to earning 12 different credits/pre-requisites within the program, making it the ideal insulating choice for your project! There are lots of reasons that UltraTouch fits the criteria so well including our 80% post-consumer recycled content, our rapidly renewable materials content, and our low emitting materials content. Choose UltraTouch to help you reach that Platinum level!
The U.S. Green Building Council announced the creation of the first voluntary National Green Building Standard for the development of high-performance, sustainable buildings…
Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design
UltraTouch Insulation can contribute to earning several LEED program credits. Below are the categories and prerequisites in the Green Building Rating System where UltraTouch may contribute.
Energy & Atmosphere
Minimum Energy Performance
UltraTouch facilitates compliance with ASHRAE 90.1-1999.
Optimize Energy Performance
Construction Waste Management: Divert 50%
Bonded Logic Inc will receive UltraTouch Insulation project waste for re-introduction into the manufacturing process
Construction Waste Management: Divert 70%
Materials & Resources
Recycled Content: 10%
By weight UltraTouch contains 80% post-consumer recycled content
Recycled Content: 20%
Regional Materials: 10%
Project is within 500 mile radius of manufacturer – Chander, Arizona 85248
Regional Materials: 20%
Rapidly Renewable Resources
UltraTouch utilizes cotton as one of its main material sources
Indoor Environmental Air Quality
Minimum Air Quality Performance
UltraTouch contains no harmful irritants or chemicals that can pose respiratory health or VOC concerns.
Low Emission Materials
The physical properties of UltraTouch Insulation regularly meet the requirements, specifications, standards and building practices of the following organizations.
ICBO/ICC International Conference of building Officials
BOCA Building Officials and Code Administrators
CABO Council of American Building Officials
SBCCI Southern Building Code Congress International
LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
CA-IAQ Environmental Specification #1350
CHPS Collaborative for High Performance Schools
LARR City of Los Angeles Building and Safety
California Bureau of Thermal Insulation