NEW CONSTRUCTION (LEED CERTIFICATION)

 

Maple provides a number of services to New Construction projects depending upon the size and location of the project. Some of the services routinely offered by Maple to this industry sector include:

 

LEED CERTIFICATION


The leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a Green building rating system that works towards increasing the pace towards adoption of sustainable green building and development practices at an international level.  LEED is a step towards setting tools and performance criteria that is universally understood and implemented.  LEED is becoming an indispensable futuristic approach of building construction for environmental and human health. The key areas addressed are:

  • sustainable site development
  • water efficiency
  • energy efficiency
  • materials selection
  • indoor environmental quality

Maple is a CaGBC member firm with a team of LEED Accredited Professionals who can assist in achieving valuable LEED credits, particularly for Indoor Air Quality. Maple also provides testing and sample collection services for the following contaminants in line with LEED EQ credit requirements:

  • Particulate Matter (PM 10)
  • Formaldehyde
  • Total Volatile Organic Compounds
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • 4-Phenycycloheene (4-PC)
  • Carbon Dioxide
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We provide water testing services for Lead for compliance with the new flushing and testing regulation for Schools, Private Schools, and Day Nurseries O. Reg. 243/07 that came into effect on June 7th, 2007. The regulation is now available on the Environmental Bills Registry