Sustainability

Building Responsibly™, sustainability is part of everything we do.

As a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), CertainTeed Ceilings is a leader in the effort to provide solutions that promote sustainable design.  We incorporate sustainability at every step - from the product’s raw material content to how it’s handled through manufacturing and shipping, as well as through the product life cycle. That means products that incorporate one of the highest concentrations of recyled content in the industry, plants that continually strive to minimize waste and smarter logistics that minimize transportation needs.

  • Product Sustainability

    Search and evaluate products based on environmental characteristics, process LEED letters and access documentation required for project submittals.

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  • HPDs and EPDs available

    CertainTeed Ceilings continues its commitment to ecological transparency by introducing the industry’s first Health Product Declarations (HPDs) and continues its commitment to transparency with its EPDs. We offer 5 EPDs encompassing 23 different ceiling panels and 7 HPDs encompassing 30 ceiling panels.

    View all HPDs and EPDs here »
  • SmartBIM

    The SmartBIM tool featuring ecoScorecard is a plug-in for use with Autodesk Revit® 2012 and Trimble SketchUp®. The tool embeds all of the environmental data included in ecoScorecard into the product’s BIM object, allowing architects and designers to search, select and download product models by keyword, name or CSI section in a few simple steps.
    View the SmartBIM tool here »
  • Sustainability Facts

    • More than 70% of manufacturing waste is recycled into ceiling products.
    • The majority of the Ceilings’ product offering contains 50% recycled content or higher.
    • CertainTeed mineral fiber ceiling panels incorporate steel mill slag waste as well as post-consumer waste such as newspapers.
    • More than 90% of our manufacturing waste is recycled into ceiling products.
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