Sustainability

Reliance Foundry’s contributions to sustainable communities

Reliance Foundry is committed to environmental sustainability in both its products and daily operations. Our products also go a long way in supporting other businesses and communities in improving their environmental commitments.

Sustainable products

  • All products are made from high-quality materials, requiring little need for replacement or maintenance. Coated and stainless steel products won’t peel or chip under normal use. If coated products do become chipped, they can be re-finished with low VOC coatings. All products can be cleaned with soap and water and do not require the use of harmful cleaning agents.
  • All products are fully recyclable.
  • All products are shipped using partially recycled materials that can be recycled upon delivery.

Reliance Foundry’s Bicycle Parking Products contribute to the following LEED v4 and v4.1 Credits:

SSc4.2 Alternative Transportation – Bicycle Storage and Changing Rooms: Indicate the number of bicycle parking units and the number of bikes parked at each unit.

Model
Units Provided = U
Bicycles Parked per Unit = B
Bicycles Parked (U x B)

Total:

Recycled Content: Complete the worksheet using the information below.

Material
Post-Consumer Recycled Content
Pre-Consumer Recycled Content
RECYCLED CONTENT PER LEED (1 POST-CONSUMER + 1/2 PRE-CONSUMER)

Ductile Cast Iron

30%

0%

30%

Steel (EAF)

74.3%

17.8%

Aluminum

20%

0%

20%

Stainless Steel

24%

36%

42%

Model
Material
LEED RECYCLED CONTENT = R
Unit Cost = C
Units Provided = U
Weighted Recycled Content Cost (R x C x U)

Total:

LEED is a series of green building rating systems authored by USGBC. Credits and criteria referenced are based on LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations, v4. Visit USGBC.org for additional LEED rating systems or for additional information.