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MAT-6 STEEL

Technical Clarification

Clarification of percentage calculations

Technical Clarification Number
MAT6-T-OB1-1063

Guidance
2015-09-21

The below credit criteria from the PEB v1, MURT v1 & Retail v1 Technical Manuals can be used for Office v1 and Office v1.1 projects:

One point is awarded where:
• For a predominantly structural steel building:
– The average post-consumer recycled content of the structural steel is at least 24% (by mass);
OR
– At least 60% (by mass) of the structural steel, is reused.
OR
• For a predominantly reinforced concrete or structural masonry building;
– The average post-consumer recycled content of the steel reinforcing is at least 54%
(by mass)

An additional two points are awarded where:
• The point above is achieved;
AND
• The total of all applicable steel uses in the development (total of structural steel, steel
reinforcing and applicable steel products) consists of;
– At least 54% (by mass) post-consumer recycled content;
OR
– At least 90% (by mass) reused steel.

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