Awards & Certifications - Drywall and Performance Wallboards, Sheathing & Tile Backers and Underlayments

Energy Star Award 2009
Energy Star Partner

CertainTeed Corporation and its parent company, Saint-Gobain, are honored to be selected as a 2009 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for Energy Management by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This prestigious award recognizes Saint-Gobain and all of its North American businesses, including CertainTeed, for their accomplishments and leadership in reducing greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency. CertainTeed, a leading North American manufacturer of building products, is the first-ever manufacturer of fiberglass insulation to win the award.

US Green Building Council
USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System as a nationally recognized standard that promotes the design and construction of high-performance “green” buildings. LEED Certification recognizes and rewards builders for meeting the highest performance standards, and LEED-Certified buildings are environmentally responsible, healthy places to live and work. As a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), CertainTeed supports the LEED design and construction program.

CaGBC
CaGBC

The Canada Green Building Council was established in December 2002 to promote and accelerate the design and construction of high-performance buildings. In addition to promoting green building principles and benefits, the Council holds the license for LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) in Canada. CertainTeed has been a proud corporate member since 2007

GREENGUARD®



GREENGUARD®
GREENGUARD®

Facilitated by the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, the GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified® and GREENGUARD Children & Schools™ certification programs require products to meet stringent standards in regards to chemical and particle emissions, which can compromise healthy indoor air quality. GREENGUARD Certified products are recommended and accepted by leading sustainable building programs, including the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® 2009 Rating System, Canada Green Building Council, National Green Building Standard™ (ICC 700-2008), Green Guide for Health Care REGREEN™ (a USGBC/ASID Partnership) and California’s Collaborative for High Performance Schools Program. CertainTeed has several products that are GREENGUARD certified.

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