Green Globes for Existing Buildings Points Guide

The Materials section 5.2 of GreenGlobes, Recycling and Waste, earns a maximum of 55 points out of a program total of 1,000 points when calculating a green building initiative. Green Globes certification requires a minimum overall score of 35% of the total applicable points, and certified projects are assigned a rating of One to Four […]

UL Standard 2799 Waste Diversion Guide

The formula used to calculate the zero waste to landfill diversion rate is as follows: When installing K&N reusable filters, the weight of diverted filter waste counts towards the mreduced, Mass reduced (onsite) weight in the above table.   To calculate the additional mass of diverted waste by using K&N reusable filters for this table, before […]

Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) Waste Credits Guide

Up to 6 management performance credits are available within BREEAM for waste management, depending how the data is collected and communicated, with a requirement to target-set and document either tonnage or cubic feet of diverted waste.   To calculate the additional tonnage of diverted waste by using K&N reusable filters, before installing K&N filters, weigh a […]

Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE) Sustainability Credits Guide

Because this program has a singular focus on zero waste stream management, there are several opportunities for claiming credits by using K&N reusable filters. “Redesign” Credits 3 and 4 Amend your supply chain to reduce waste from vendor by using reusable air filters. Show documentation to prove policy change. Reduce Credit 1: Materials Reduced by […]

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Waste Performance Guide

Use K&N Global Filtration’s reusable industrial air filters to claim additional LEED points, up to 8 in the waste practices section, which is a prerequisite. Measure the total weight of waste (in lbs., kg, or tons) that is generated and the total weight that is diverted from landfills and incineration facilities for one full year […]