Sustainable / Green Building

Belden Tri-State Building Materials offers many environmentally sound product advantages. Whether you are designing a residence for a home-owner who would like to save on heating and cooling costs, or designing an office tower to meet the most stringent LEED ® Platinum standards, Belden Tri-State Building Materials offers a wide range of green products for any application.

Besides their strength, our products are also the most sustainable because they require little to no maintenance over the building life if constructed properly. Many alternative envelope systems require constant cleaning, caulking, painting, patchwork and other environmentally taxing processes. Belden Tri-State Building Materials’ products are synonymous with longevity and also offer abundant advantages in thermal comfort, energy efficiency, sound and light transmission and indoor air quality.

Below you can find some quick tips for incorporating our vast product offerings into your next Green-conscious project. Be sure to schedule a consultation with our LEED Accredited Professional consultant to ensure that you are using all of the right products for your environmentally friendly requirements.

Site Selection Credit 7.1

Heat Island Effect (non-roof)



Materials and Resources Credit 2.1 and 2.2

Construction Waste Management

Materials and Resources Credit 3.1 and 3.2

Materials Reuse


Materials and Resources Credit 4.1 and 4.2

Recycled Content

Many of our manufacturers divert waste back into their manufacturing stream, for Innovative Design credits ask us about unique manufacturing processes that may qualify.

Materials and Resources Credit 5.1 and 5.2

Regional Materials

Belden Tri-State Building Materials carries regionally extracted and manufactured lines of the followng products (be sure to ask your salesperson for specific companies and product types):


Indoor Environmental Quality Credit 4.2

Low Emitting Materials (Paints & Coatings)


Indoor Environmental Quality Credit 8.1 and 8.2

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