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A Greener Freedom Steel

Freedom Steel as a company decided many years ago that we do have a responsibility to the planet. What we decide to do now, no matter how small, will make a difference in the future.

When we decided that Freedom Steel would become a paperless company a lot of people said it could not be done. So, we built our own software so that we could eliminate over 90% of our paper usage. This along with many other "Green Implementations" allows us to operate in a way that we will not only be the leader in the steel building market but also in leaving behind the least amount of carbon footprint possible.

We are also a proud member of the US GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL (USGBC).

LEED Options:

Freedom Steel is happy to offer the options below, ONLY IF SPECIFIED AT TIME OF ORDER, to help with your LEED Rating towards your project.

Freedom Steel Building LEED Rating Options:

These following factors together, allow a Builder to earn maximum points on LEED projects:

The LEED Rating System rates the aggregate system of the building and individual components of the building do not, by themselves earn points. However, the following chart shows how products provided by Freedom Steel Buildings can contribute to earning LEED points for your project:
LEED Section* Subject Potential Points Freedom Steel Contribution
MR Credit 4.1 & 4.2 Recycled Content 2 Steel Recycled Content over 80%.
SS Credit 7.2 Heat Island Effect: Roof 1 Freedom Steel Offers 2 roof paints with Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) over 78.
MR Credit 5.1 & 5.2 Use of Regional Materials 2 This varies based on the job site. The local plant will assist in determining regional content.
MR Credit 3.1 & 3.2 Materials Reuse 2 The steel materials are recyclable in the future.
*Based on LEED for New Construction - Version 2.2

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