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GreenCircle certification provides a third party verification and assurance to builders, regulators and consumers that products labeled with the GreenCircle mark have undergone a rigorous audit process that verifies compliance with the environmental and sustainability claims of the manufacturers. To date a number of CertainTeed siding, insulation and ceiling products have received this certification.
The "Swan" is the official Nordic eco-label, introduced by the Nordic Council of Ministers. In Sweden, the Swan label is managed by SIS Eco-labeling, a non-profit organization, commissioned by the Swedish government and parliament. A product carrying The Nordic Swan Eco-label meets extremely high environmental standards. Most Ecophon products have been granted this eco-label.
Products carrying the Nordic Swan Eco-label should:
- Have minimum content of substances harmful; to the environment or health
- Meet general requirements for low environmental impact on water, soil and air over its whole life cycle
- Have a high recycled content
- Have low energy consumption during manufacture (in which the use of renewable energy is encouraged)
CHPS is leading a national movement to improve student performance and the entire educational experience by building the best possible schools. The mission of the Collaborative for High Performance Schools is to facilitate the design, construction and operation of high performance schools: environments that are not only energy and resource efficient, but also healthy, comfortable, well lit, and containing the amenities for a quality education.
CertainTeed understands the importance of building high performance schools and offers products specifically designed to meet the acoustical and durability needs of educational environment.