Global GreenTagCert™ Level C Certified, polished concrete floor of a durable quality with low VOC, suitable for areas where No National Construction Codes (NCC) for slip resistance exists.
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The product has achieved GreenRate Level C for GBCA Materials Calculator third party certification.
GreenTagCert™ GreenRate Assessment
Aus Floorworks not elected to undergo a Life Cycle Analysis and does not currently report on life cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the product.
The products have successfully passed the Ecospecifier Cautionary Assessment Process (ESCAP) and no issues of concern or red lights comments exist regarding the toxicity of the products. The manufacturer of EcoGround™ has demonstrated the gathering of data on toxics usage and generation in a format that allows tracking of all toxics purchased or generated with the aim of elimination of toxics in the production process, along with a commitment to continuous improvement.
EcoGround™ does not achieve credit under PAC-3 Materials Extraction.
Aus Floorworks has not elected to undergo water use accounting and does not currently report on water use for the product.
Aus Floorworks has not been involved in any litigation in the past 5 years and has demonstrated compliance with relevant social and environmental legislative or other legal requirements.
The process of extracting mineral based additives, particularly silica and sand, are sourced as a result of sand mining, a high biodiversity impact process.
Product improves durability of concrete and floor structures, therefore reducing the need for replacement of materials that have high biodiversity impacts. The reduction in material use and fossil fuel consumption as a result of the durability and extension of the end-products lifespan provides a positive offset against minor resource consumption in manufacture of this product.
Moreover, applying EcogroundTM eliminates the need for an additional flooring surface such as carpet or resilient flooring, thereby further reducing resource consumption.
FITNESS FOR PURPOSE
Product has provided independent reporting demonstrating it meets health, safety and consumer performance needs, by means of market acceptance.
PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM
VERIFICATION OF PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM
DESIGN FOR DISASSEMBLY
IEQ Certification: VOCs: This product is Certified to Meet Green Star® IEQ VOC credits for Adhesives and Sealants.
The GreenTag GreenRate certificate may be used to demonstrate compliance to the relevant Green Star® IEQ credits for VOC emissions of EcoGround™.
Indoor Environment Quality
A manufacturer declaration has been provided for water based penetrating sealer used for EcoGround™, which demonstrates the VOC values in grams per litre and are below the required limits for Adhesives and Sealants.
Product does not adversely affect IEQ and these low emissions add to a healthy indoor environment.
Information last verified on 18th December 2014. Certification valid until 17th December 2015.
Adhesives & Sealants.
Flooring & underlays, cement flooring
MATERIALS CALCULATOR CREDITS
* Material Calculators have been modified by ecospecifier for presentation purposes.
Source - GreenStar® Rating Tools