Launched in 2012 by the Tile Council of North America (TCNA), Green Squared® is the first multi-attribute sustainability standard for ceramic and glass tiles, quarried stone, and tile installation materials. Third-party certification to Green Squared demonstrates environmental leadership and helps differentiate your brand. Green Squared also contributes to LEED v4 credits as well as meets EPA ecolabel and GSA procurement requirements.
The following products may qualify for certification including, but not limited to: ceramic, porcelain, and glass tile; stone; and relevant installation goods.
Under the Green Squared certification standard, products are evaluated based on successful conformance with criteria under five categories:
Green Squared qualifies for the following LEED v4 pilot credit:
Green Squared is also approved to meet purchasing requirements for U.S. government agencies established by the EPA.