ANSI A138.1 Green Squared Certification for Tiles and Installation Materials

Overview

The Green Squared Certification (ANSI A138.1) is the tile industry’s first multi-attribute sustainability certification for ceramic tile, glass tile and tile installation materials. A certification of the Tile Council of North America (TCNA), Green Squared is a powerful differentiator for manufacturers who pursue a course of environmental leadership. UL Environment is an official certifier for this program.

Definition

A certification program of the TCNA, the Green Squared program evaluates a product’s environmental attributes across key areas, including:

  • Product characteristics
  • Manufacturing and raw material extraction
  • End-of-life management
  • Progressive corporate governance
  • Innovation

To earn certification, products must meet mandatory requirements and a specified number of elective requirements, depending on product type.

Benefits

UL Environment is an official certifier of the Green Squared program. A trusted provider of third-party evaluation and certification of sustainable products, UL Environment empowers manufacturers to transform their environmental stewardship into true market leadership.

Manufacturers that choose to work with UL Environment as their Green Squared Certification provider can leverage the experience of UL Environment, while earning the Green Squared Certification Mark.


DELIVERABLES

Product Listing(s) in the UL Environment Sustainable Product Guide


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PRODUCTS THIS SERVICE APPLIES TO

Green Squared Certification applies to ceramic and glass tile, powder goods, liquid and paste goods, panel goods, and sheet goods.

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