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Minergie-ECO

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MINERGIE ECO is a label for new and refurbished low-energy-consumption buildings that addresses ecological and social requirements. It can be combined with MINERGIE, MINERGIE-P, and MINERGIE-A, which are standards that focus more on energy consumption.

Health requirements:

  • high percentage use of daylight instead of electricity
  • sound insulation
  • indoor air quality (minimization of pollutant emissions from building materials, limitation of ionizing (radon gas) and non-ionizing radiations)

Ecological requirements:

  • readily available raw materials
  • high proportion of recycled building materials
  • building materials with low environmental impact (rely on other ecolabels)
  • environmentally friendly disposable building materials
  • long lifetime, flexibility, dismantling ability

Learn more: Minergie-ECO websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with Minergie-ECO's standard is verified by our own organization (second party).

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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

MINERGIE® Association

Member of

Unknown

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

Minergie, Minergie-P, and Minergie-A


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  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2006

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Building products Buildings


Where this ecolabel is found
France Liechtenstein Switzerland



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Last updated: 20 January 2012