Dynamic supports responsible forest management and offers Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified wood species. As an approved manufacturer, Dynamic is able to provide the FSC® certificate number for products manufactured from Alaskan Yellow Cedar, Douglas Fir, Accoya or Genuine Mahogany. Dynamic also offers a way to avoid using any newly cut timber by searching the continent and purchasing rare reclaimed timber (available upon request and subject to market availability). Dynamic Architectural Steel-Arte thermally broken steel window out-performs its competitors in both thermal performance and lifecycle, enabling home owners to save energy while heating and cooling their homes, reducing the carbon footprint with more efficient thermal performance. Dynamic Architectural has chosen finishing materials that reduce odors and off-gases using water based low-VOC compliant paints and stains.
JELD-WEN uses recycled and reused materials to produce hundreds of thousands of interior doors and other products each month, including JELD-WEN® Molded Fiber Interior Doors and composite garage doors with facings and trim boards made of 100 percent recycled wood fiber. These practices continue to be central to JELD-WEN's mission to be the low-cost producer in the window and door industry and have contributed to their goal of being the clear global leader in the sale of reliable windows and doors.
Taylor Entrance Systems is an EnergyStar™ partner with an NFRC U-Value rating on solid opaque doors of .18 meeting today’s most stringent energy requirements. Glass lite units also offer options to meet requirements for glazed openings. Taylor Entrance Systems utilizes energy efficient, polyurethane foam blown at 2.0-2.5 lbs/ft3 that is completely CFC-free in compliance with the Montreal protocol and U.S. environmental standards to prevent destruction to the Earth’s ozone layer. Taylor Entrance Systems speciﬁes that materials used consist of a minimum level of recycled materials or environmentally-friendly standards. Taylor Entrance Systems’ employees participate in a companywide recycling program with receptacles designated for the recycling of paper products, cardboard and all scrap steel.
Total Doors may provide points for your LEED project in the following categories according to LEED version 2.2. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has developed the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System. This system provides a definitive national standard for what constitutes a “green building.”