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Metal Roofing and Siding Sustainability and Green Building Solutions from AEP Span

AEP Span is committed to sustainability and leading the way to healthier built living spaces for all.  AEP Span is the first in its product category to have completed a cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment and can provide a third-party verified Product-Specific Type III Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its complete product portfolio.

AEP Span’s commitment to sustainability extends to its responsibility to human health, which is reflected in its third-party verified material ingredient health assessment of its products in a ZINCALUME® Plus coating, which offers a raw steel aesthetic design while delivering outstanding corrosion protection and energy efficiency attributes.

AEP Span’s green journey continues with a commitment to supply chain optimization, manufacturing excellence through improved efficiencies and reduction in waste, recycling programs across all plants and administrative facilities, and the use of renewal energy in plants located in warmer climates.

Your Partner for Sustainable Green Building Solutions

AEP Span is committed to helping architects design and build green with confidence.  Reach out to us and let us know how AEP Span can support your green design.

Marie Ortega, LEED Green Associate on the topic of Sustainability

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AEP Span’s commitment to sustainability extends to its responsibility to human health. AEP Span has responded to the rigorous material ingredient disclosure established by International Living Future Institute’s Living Building Challenge (LBC) green building certification program.

AEP Span has disclosed 100% ingredients to 100 ppm of materials and chemicals on the Red List for its portfolio of metal roof and wall products in a ZINCALUME® Plus coating and has been issued a third-party verified LBC Declare label and are Red List Free.  LBC is made up of seven petals, of which AEP Span products in a ZINCALUME Plus coating can contribute to the Material Petal – Imperative 13.  AEP Span products in a ZINCALUME® Plus resin coating offers the aesthetic design of raw steel while delivering outstanding corrosion protection and energy efficiency attributes.

 Your Partner for Green, Healthy Building Solutions

AEP Span is committed to helping architects design and build green with confidence.  Reach out to us and let us know how AEP Span can support your green design.

Third-Party verified Living Building Challenge (LBC) Red List Free PDF | RTF for its portfolio of products

>> Link to Living Building Challenge (LBC) Red List Free Label

USGBC

AEP Span is committed to sustainability and contributing to green, healthy built environments where people work, learn, live, and play.

Putting commitment to action, AEP Span has completed a cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment and can provide a third-party verified Product-Specific Type III EPD for its complete product offer.  Moreover, AEP Span can offer a third-party verified material ingredient health assessment of its products in a ZINCALUME® Plus coating, which offers a raw steel aesthetic design that delivers outstanding corrosion protection and energy efficiency attributes.

AEP Span has the honor of having its products on LEED certified projects across the Western U.S.  To help make designing and building green easier for you, AEP Span has completed a comprehensive assessment of how its products can contribute to USGBC’s LEED v4 and 4.1. certification.

Below is a high-level overview of the categories in which AEP Span products can contribute points, depending on the design and project type.

AEP SPAN
Category Primary Contribution Point Contribution
Sustainable Sites  Heat Island Reduction

 Heat Island Mitigation with Cool Walls (Pilot Program)

1-2 pts

1 pt

Energy and Atmosphere  Optimize Energy Performance
Option 2 Prescriptive Compliance: ASHRAE Advance Energy Design Guide 1-6 pts
Materials
and
Resources
 Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction
Option 2 Whole-Building Life-Cycle Assessment  1-4 pts
 Building Product Declaration          
Option 1 Product-Specific Type III EPD – 3rd-Party Verified
 EPD based on Basic Oxygen Furnace (BOF) Steel – Standard Material 1 pt + valued at 1.5 products
 EPD based on Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) Steel – Special Order Material 1 pt + valued at 1.5 products
Option 2 Multi-Attribute Optimization Work in Progress
 Sourcing of Raw Materials
Option 1 Recycle Content 2 pts
Material Ingredients
Option 1 Material Ingredients Reporting
HPD 3rd-Party Verified – Products in Painted Coating
1 pt + valued at 1.5 products
 HPD 3rd-Party Verified – Products in ZINCALUME® Plus Coating
1 pt + valued at 1.5 products
Option 2 Material Ingredients Optimization Work in Progress
 PBT Source Reduction (Healthcare)
2 pts
 Construction and Demolition Waste  Management
Option 1 Diversion 1 pt
Option 2 Reduction of Total Waste Material 1-2 pts
Indoor
Environmental
Quality
 Low-Emitting Materials (healthcare/education)
(Indoor applications – metal wall panels are an inherently non-emitting source)
Option 1 Product Category Calculation 1-3 pts
Option 2 Budget Calculation Method
  • Standard Offer EPD (pdf)
  • Domestically Sourced High Recycled Content EPD (pdf)
  • HPD 3rd-Party Verified for ZINCALUME® Plus coated products (pdf) (rtf)
  • LEED v3 Regional Material (pdf)
  • LEED v3 Recycled Content Letter (pdf) (rtf)
  • LEED v4 Recycled Content Letter (pdf) (rtf)
  • LEED v4 SS Heat Island Reduction (pdf) (rtf)
Verified SCS Global Services Environmental Product Declaration
Verified SCS Global Services Health Product Declaration
Sustainability Submittal Documents

EPD’s, HPD, and Living Building Challenge Red Free List Declare Label are available on each product page under GREEN SPEC DOCS.

AEP Span transparency documents can be found on the following green databases:

Mindful Materials
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International Living Future Institute
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CHPS Member