Product Detail

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Global GreenTagCert™ GreenRate Level A Certified, low VOC emission ceiling grid systems made of steel. Suitable for areas where sound absorption function is required.

 

 

 

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Download the Green Star® recognised Certification here:

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The product has achieved GreenRate Level A for GBCA Design and As Built v1.1 and Interiors v1 Sustainable Products third party certification.

 

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Options

  • S3 Square-edge (600x600mm, 600x1200mm. Other sizes available on request)
  • S3a Reveal-edge (600x600mm, 600x1200mm. Other sizes available on request)
  • S15 Square-edge (600x600mm, 600x1200mm. Other sizes available on request)
  • S15a Reveal-edge (600x600mm, 600x1200mm. Other sizes available on request)

Colours

All metal components are galvanised and/ or painted white.

Warranty

Warranty period of 15 years provided by company and verified by documentation.

Expected Life

Residential & Commercial

Performance affected by wear and tear, service life of 15 years is typical.

Indicative Costs

Recommended Retail Prices

Please contact OWA in Australia via ‘Suppliers’ tab above for indicative costs.

Purchase Options

Please contact OWA in Australia via ‘Suppliers’ tab above for purchase options.

Constituents

  • Iron: 94%
  • Silicon: 1%
  • Others: 5%

* exact constituent names, percentages and weights are confidential, but have been confidentially sighted and verified by Global GreenTag.

Technical Specifications

Products are tested in accordance with the relevant National and International Standards.

Please see the ‘Green Specifications’ tab for more details on the Technical Specifications.

National & International Standards

GreenTag GreenRate Level A
Green Star® Design and As Built V1.1 and Interiors V1 Rating Tools Certified Credits:

  • Sustainable Products

Green Star® Performance V1 Rating Tool Certified Credit:

  • Refurbishment Materials

 

ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems
ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

Country of Origin

Germany

Projects

Please contact OWA in Australia via ‘Suppliers’ tab above for projects.

Preparation

Please contact OWA in Australia via ‘Suppliers’ tab above for preparation.

 

GreenTagCert™ GreenRate Assessment

PAC-1 GHG

OWA has not been elected to undergo a Life Cycle Analysis and does not currently report on life cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the product.

PAC-2Toxicity

CAUTIONARY ASSESSMENT PROCESS (ESCAP)

Issues of Concern / Red Lights

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 OWAconstruct® has a certified ISO 14001 EMS and 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.

 

PAC-3Materials_Extraction

DATA COLLECTION

Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
The company operates under an ISO 14001 Certified EMS at their manufacturing facility.

PAC-4Water

OWA has not been elected to undergo water use accounting and does not currently report on water use for the product.

 

PAC-5Social&Env

LEGAL COMPLIANCE
OWA 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.

COMPLIANT SUPPLY CHAIN
Yes, both the suppliers of OWAconstruct®has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility Policy that demonstrates the organisation considers the impacts of its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, and all other members of the public sphere during corporate decision-making.

Independent assurance and documented evidence has been sighted by Global GreenTag from major suppliers demonstrating whole of enterprise social compliance to International Labour Organisation (ILO) conventions (as a minimum):

  • Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining (Conventions 87 and 98);
  • Elimination of Forced and Compulsory Labour (Conventions 29 and 105);
  • Elimination of Discrimination in respect of employment and occupation (Conventions 100 and 111);
  • Occupational Safety and Health (Convention 155 and its accompanying Recommendation No. 164)
  • Occupational Health Services (Convention 161 and its accompanying Recommendation No. 171)

Biodiversity
Iron ores usedin OWAconstruct® involves mining activity. Erosion of exposed hillsides, mine dumps, tailings dams and potential siltation of drainages, creeks and rivers can significantly impact the surrounding areas. In areas of wilderness, mining may cause destruction and disturbance of ecosystems and habitats.

 

PAC-6Durability

FITNESS FOR PURPOSE
Product demonstrates compliance with the Standard for Ceiling systems in compliance with EN 13984: 2004 Standard Specification for Suspended Ceilings and other relevant national fitness for purpose standards.

REPLACEMENT PARTS
Contractual agreement held by company for replacement parts.

 

PAC-7End_of_Life

DESIGN FOR DISASSEMBLY
Yes, the ceiling grids can be 100% disassembled.

PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM
Yes. OWA provides product stewardship program for recycling, which is publicly available on their website.

 

PAC-8Product_Emissions

Indoor Environment Quality

OWAtecta® has been tested for TVOC to AgBB and complies as a minimum with TVOC emissions limits as follows:

a)   Total VOC limit 0.5mg/m2/hour

b)   4-PC (4-Phenylcyclohexene) 0.05mg/m2 per hour.

Product does not adversely affect IEQ and these low emissions add to a healthy indoor environment.

Information last verified on 03/05/2016. Certification valid until 06/05/2017.

 

RELATED TOPICS

Ceiling, Walls and Partitions.  

Materials Calculator Credits

Ceiling Grid is not applicable.

GREEN BUILDING CREDITS

ECOSPECIFIER VERIFIED GREEN BUILDING SCHEME PRE-ASSESSMENT

National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) Compatibility

NABERS - INDOOR ENVIRONMENT

Green Star® Performance Version 1

Refurbishment Materials

Green Star® Interior Version 1

Sustainable Products

Green Star® Design and As Built Version 1

Sustainable Products

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sustainability criteria satisfied

Workplace OHS, Occupant Health, Human Wellbeing

Reduced or no toxicity through life cycle

Improved indoor environment

Habitat & Biodiversity Conservation

Reduced hazardous waste generation

Air Pollution

Reduced or no toxicity through life cycle

Reduced smog-forming potential

Resource Depletion

Abundant

Durability

Resource efficiency

Corporate Responsibility

Legal Compliance

Public CSR/sustainability report

Environmental Management System (EMS)

Certified EMS

Environmental policy

Social/environmental enhancement programs

Other Vital Signs

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Quality Management System

Documented manufacturer claims

Expert Assessment

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