Green Building Attributes & Sustainable Certificates
Hebel and green building attributes
Recyclable, inert & non-toxic.
Energy saving, manufacturing through occupancy.
Excellent life-cycle cost.
Durable, natural finish options.
Supports LEED credits.
Add up USGBC LEED Credits with Hebel
EA 1 OPTIMIZE ENERGY PERFORMACE
When using an energy model instead of prescriptive energy code compliance, Hebel will contribute to energy efficiency credits. When combined with efficient windows and roof system the envelope contributes to overall energy conservation. Hebel offers an insulated block with R=1 per inch.
MR 2 CONSTRUCTION WASTE MANAGEMENT
Any waste from Hebel can be used as clean fill and gravel.
MR 5 LOCAL/REGIONAL MATERIALS
XELLA MEXICANA manufacturing plant is in Pesqueria, Mexico. An arc 500 miles from plant includes Beaumont, Dallas, Waco, San Angelo, Houston, San Antonio, Austin and South Texas. We ship via barge to interior US directly from Mexico, reducing fuel emissions from transportation.
EQ 4 LOW EMITING MATERIALS
Not only does Hebel have no volatile organic compounds itself, adhesives and finishes recommended for it are VOC free as well.
ID 1 INNOVATION IN DESIGN
Hebel contributes to an Integrated Pest Management Plan. Pesticides are not needed for termites with this product. Rodents have no place to travel within Hebel.