LEED® is a registered trademark of the US Green Building Council. The US Green Building Council's LEED® program is the preeminent program for the design, construction, maintenance and operations of high-performance green buildings.
SCAQMD Rule 1168 is a rule designed to reduce emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and to eliminate emissions of chloroform, ethylene dichloride, methylene chloride, perchlorethylene, and trichlorethylene from the application of adhesives, adhesive primers, sealants, sealant primers or any other primers. This rule shall apply to all commercial and industrial sales and applications of adhesives, adhesive primers, sealants, sealant primers, or any other primers, unless otherwise specifically exempted by this rule.
GREENGUARD® Gold Certification (formerly known as GREENGUARD Children & Schools Certification) offers stricter certification criteria, considers safety factors to account for sensitive individuals (such as children and the elderly), and ensures that a product is acceptable for use in environments such as schools and healthcare facilities. It is referenced by both The Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Building Rating System.