Certification
Green Certified Product Detail

NGBS point-worthy green home building products for NGBS Green Certification.

Product Information

Nordic Lam products are cost effective and highly versatile in residential and light commercial applications. Nordic has a grade and dimension to fit every need, enabling architects, designers and specifiers to choose the best available design solution.

Certifications

 
     
      NGBS 2012
      Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
      601.2(1) Structural systems are implemented that reduce and optimize material usage. Minimum structural member sizes necessary in accordacne with advanced framing techniques. 3 Product must be used as part of a design that uses structural members at spans and spacings equal to the maximum rating for the product.

      Nordic Lam products enable the use of advanced framing techniques.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      606.1 Biobased products are used. 8 points maximum awarded. 3, 6 To earn 6 points, this product must be at least 1% of the construction material cost AND another bio-based product, also at 1% of material cost, must be used. Lesser points are available at the 0.5% level.

      Nordic Lam products are made from trees under Nordic's stewardship, a natural and renewable resource.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      606.2(2) A minimum of 2 wood or wood-based products used for major elements are certified to the requirements of a recognized product program. 3, 4 To earn 4 points a second certified wood product must also be used as a major element. Lesser points available for use with a minor element.

      Nordic Lam products are certified to the requirements of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      606.3 Materials used for major components are manufactured using a min. of 33% of the primary manufacturing process energy from renewable sources, combustible waste sources, or renewable energy credits (RECs). 2 These products must be used for a major component of the building.

      Hydro-electricity and biomass are used to manufacture the Nordic products, which are renewable energy sources.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      901.4(2-6) A minimum of 85% of material within a product group (i.e., wood structural panels, countertops, composite trim/doors, custom woodwork, and/or component closet shelving) is manufactured in accordance with the following. 10 points maximum awarded. 4 A minimum of 85% of the wall structure in the building must be this product.

      Nordic Lam Wall Studs and Columns are non-emitting products that contain no added urea-formaldehyde.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      NGBS 2015
      Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
      601.2(1) Structural systems are implemented that reduce and optimize material usage. Minimum structural member sizes necessary in accordance with advanced framing techniques. 3 Product must be used as part of a design that uses structural members at spans and spacings equal to the maximum rating for the product.

      Nordic Lam products enable the use of advanced framing techniques.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      606.1 Biobased products are used. 8 points maximum awarded. 3, 6 To earn 6 points, this product must be at least 1% of the construction material cost AND another bio-based product, also at 1% of material cost, must be used. Lesser points are available at the 0.5% level.

      Nordic Lam products are made from trees under Nordic's stewardship, a natural and renewable resource.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      606.2(2) A minimum of 2 wood or wood-based products used for major elements are certified to the requirements of a recognized product program. 3, 4 To earn 4 points a second certified wood product must also be used as a major element. Lesser points available for use with a minor element.

      Nordic Lam products are certified to the requirements of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      606.3 Materials used for major components are manufactured using a min. of 33% of the primary manufacturing process energy from renewable sources, combustible waste sources, or renewable energy credits (RECs). 2 These products must be used for a major component of the building.

      Hydro-electricity and biomass are used to manufacture the Nordic products, which are renewable energy sources.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      608.1(2) Engineered wood products are used. 3 At least 80% of the columns and wall studs in the building are these products.

      Nordic Lam products are a resource efficient material.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      901.4(2-6) A minimum of 85% of material within a product group (i.e., wood structural panels, countertops, composite trim/doors, custom woodwork, and/or component closet shelving) is manufactured in accordance with the following. 10 points maximum awarded. 4 A minimum of 85% of the wall structure in the building must be this product.

      Nordic Lam Wall Studs and Columns are non-emitting products that contain no added urea-formaldehyde.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      NGBS 2020
      Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
      601.2(1) Structural systems are implemented that reduce and optimize material usage. Minimum structural member sizes necessary in accordance with advanced framing techniques. 3 Product must be used as part of a design that uses structural members at spans and spacings equal to the maximum rating for the product.

      Nordic Lam Products enable the use of advanced framing techniques.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      606.1(1-3) Biobased products are used. 8 points maximum awarded. 3, 6 To earn 6 points, this product must be at least 1% of the construction material cost AND another bio-based product, also at 1% of material cost, must be used. Lesser points are available at the 0.5% level.

      Nordic Lam Products are made entirely of wood from trees grown under Nordic's stewardship.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      606.2(2) At least 2 responsible or certified wood-based products are used as major components of the building. 4 points available. 3, 4 To earn 4 points a second certified wood product must also be used as a major element. Lesser points available for use with a minor element.

      Nordic Lam products are certified to the requirements of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      606.3 Materials manufactured using =33% of the primary manufacturing process energy derived from renewable sources, combustible waste sources, or renewable energy credits are used as major components of the building. 2 points awarded per material; 6 points max. 2 These products must be used for a major component of the building.

      Hydro-electricity and biomass are used to manufacture the Nordic products, which are renewable energy sources.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      608.1(2) Engineered wood or engineered steel products are used in place of conventional products. 3 points awarded per material. 3 At least 80% of the columns and wall studs in the building are these products.

      Nordic Lam products are a resource efficient material.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      901.4(2-6) A minimum of 85% of material within a product group (i.e., wood structural panels, countertops, composite trim/doors, custom woodwork, and/or component closet shelving) is manufactured in accordance with the following. 10 points maximum awarded. 4 A minimum of 85% of the wall structure in the building must be this product.

      Nordic wood products contain no added urea formalydehyde resins.

      Manufacturer’s Comments