LEED Credits

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), provides standards for environmentally sustainable construction. SportMaster Sport Surfaces has color choices that may qualify toward LEED credits. U.S. Green Building Council – Learn More

Our Qualifying Credit Opportunities

SS Credit 7.1: Heat Island Effect: Non-Roof

This credit qualifies for 1 Point

Intent: Reduce heat islands (thermal gradient differences between developed and undeveloped areas) to minimize impact on microclimate and human and wildlife habitat.

Requirements: Paving materials with a Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) of at least 29 or more

LEED Credit Qualifying Colors:

Light Green LEED Credit SRI=31
Red LEED Credit SRI=36
Sandstone LEED Credit SRI=46
Ice Blue LEED Credit SRI=62
Dove Gray LEED Credit SRI=33

* Colors may vary slightly from actual product.

MR Credit 5.1: Regional Materials: 10% Extracted, Processed & Manufactured RegionallyThis credit qualifies for 1 Point

SportMaster Sport Surfaces are manufactured in Sandusky, Ohio. If your project is located within a 500 mile radius of this location, the products are considered to be locally produced material and can help contribute to earning MR Credit 5.1.

LEED Credit Map

The color choices that contribute toward LEED points are available in all SportMaster systems for surfacing/resurfacing tennis and basketball courts, running tracks and multi-purpose areas. A full catalog of guide specifications, in Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) 3-Part Format, is available in the Architect section of our website.

Please contact a SportMaster representative if an independent lab report with Solar Reflective Index (SRI) values is required for LEED certification.