Compared to other products in a given product category, select building materials or products for permanent installation on the project that have been harvested or manufactured in California or within 500 miles of the project site.
- For those materials locally manufactured, select materials manufactured using low embodied energy or those that will result in net energy savings over their useful life.
- Regional materials shall make up at least 10 percent, based on cost, of total materials value.
- If regional materials make up only part of a product, their values are calculated as percentages based on weight.
- Provide documentation of the origin, net projected energy savings and value of regional materials.