Manufacturers are innovating in response to the strong demand from business customers, government procurement agencies and consumers for building products and materials that meet specific environmental criteria. Third-party certification against recognized standards assures your customers that the green product claims you make represent substantial environmental accomplishments.
Assure customers of your commitment to environmental and social leadership practices across the product life cycle with level®, BIFMA’s sustainability standard for furniture. Certified furniture qualifies for LEED v4 Pilot Credit 80.
Qualify for LEED v4 EQ2 credit, CA 01350, CHPS, ASHRAE and more with FloorScore. Floorscore is a program of the Resilient Flooring and Coverings Institute (RFCI) to promote indoor air quality among hard surface flooring and flooring adhesives manufacturers.
Demonstrate your success in protecting indoor air quality by minimizing volatile organic compound (VOC) chemicals associated with office furniture and a wide range of building materials. Our certifications prove that your products meet stringent CA 01350 standards for indoor air quality, qualify for LEED credits, and more.
Distinguish your ceramic tile, glass tile, or tile installation materials with North America’s first certification for sustainable tile. Green Squared®, a program of the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) under ANSI A138.1, recognizes environmental and social achievements made across the product life cycle.
Demonstrate your commitment to environmental, economic, and social excellence across the life cycle of your product with third-party certification. SCS certifies against NSF/ANSI multi-attribute standards for carpet, resilient flooring, and commercial fabrics.
Assure your customers that your composite wood products comply fully with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Airborne Toxic Control Measure (ATCM 93120) for formaldehyde emissions. Producers selling hardwood plywood (veneer or composite core), particleboard, and medium density fiberboard (MDF) products in California must comply.
Health Product Declaration (HPDs) provide a full disclosure of the potential chemicals of concern in products by comparing product ingredients to a wide variety of “hazard” lists published by government authorities and scientific associations.
An Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for building materials can earn your products valuable credits within the LEED rating system and meet a growing number of procurement requirements for governments and industry.
Recycled content certification demonstrates your commitment to conserving natural resources, helps you meet customer specifications, can qualify your products for LEED and environmentally preferable purchasing (EPP) programs, and supports your sustainability goals.
Lead continues to be widely used in paint manufactured and distributed in developing countries and poses significant health threats, especially for children. Lead Safe Paint® is a certification program developed by IPEN, a global NGO and international leader on chemical safety, that confirms the lead content in a paint product does not exceed 90 parts per million (ppm).
SCS Global Services promotes environmental stewardship and social responsibility by providing trusted third-party certification and auditing, and driving the development of science-based leadership standards in support of sustainable development. SCS certified brands gain a competitive edge backed by third-party credibility and transparency.