Green and Beyond

Many companies talk about green in terms of material choices — a topic Hollman takes very seriously. Taking steps beyond this, we have focused on manufacturing methods as well, allowing us to consume less material — A LOT LESS. With careful engineering, we can offer higher quality and lower prices, while benefitting the environment. Better yet, green is not just a trend at Hollman: we have been building this way for decades.

HOLLMAN LEED POINT OPPORTUNITIES

Credit
Requirements
Points Available
Materials & Resources (MR)
MR 4

10-20% of the building materials used must be made of recycled materials

1-2

MR 5

10-20% of the building materials must be extracted, processed, and manufactured locally

1-2

MR 6

2.5% of the total value of all building materials used must be rapidly renewable

1

MR 7

50% of wood based materials are certified in accordance with FSC's principles and criteria.

1

Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
IEQ 4.1

Low-Emitting Materials – Adhesives and Sealants

1

IEQ 4.2

Low-Emitting Materials – Paints and Coatings

1

IEQ 4.4

Low-Emitting Materials – Composite Wood and Agrifiber Products

1

FACTORY FINISH COMPARISON GUIDE

 
Standard Production Finishes
Specialty Finish

(Hollman’s Finish)

Finish System
Pre-Catalyzed Lacquer
Conversion Varnish
UV Cured Epoxy Polyester Urethane
Durability
2
4
5
Abrasion Resistance
4
4
5
Finish Clarity
4
3
5
Yellowing in Time
2
4
3
Finish Flexibility
2
4
3
Moisture Resistance
3
4
5
Solvent Resistance
2
5
5
Stain Resistance
4
5
5
Heat Resistance
2
5
5
Affects Wood Flame Spread
Yes
No
No
Source: AWI/AWMAC- 8th Edition Quality Standards

5 = Excellent to 1 = Poor: The numerical ratings are subjective judgements based on the general performance of generic products.

(Special formulations and facilities will influence some of the performance characteristics.)


Architectural Specifications:

1) Wood Finish: All wood surfaces are sealed with 100% solid UV cured sealer, with less than 1% Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and then finished with a water-borne UV cured clear anti-microbial topcoat, with less than 1% VOCs, applied in the desired sheen (10, 30, or 50 degrees).