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All ecolabels matching 'building'

Alphabetical index of 61 ecolabels.

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ANAB - Architettura Naturale logo

ANAB - Architettura Naturale

A certification scheme that assesses the sustainability of building products and furniture.To qualify, building materials must be made primarily from renewable virgin resources, mineral resources and secondary resources for which recycling is logistically and energetically feasible. They are made from raw materials which are preferably obtained locally; they derive from a production process which …

Arge TQ logo

Arge TQ

A guide and rating system resulting in a certificate for the assessment of building quality, in terms of Summary project description and issue level results of the evaluation:

  • Resource Consumption
  • Environmental Loadings
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Durability
  • Safety and Security
  • Quality of the design process
  • Quality of the construction …

BASTA logo

BASTA

The BASTA system focuses on hazardous substances in construction and building products. Products are assessed according their chemical ingredients.

Suppliers are responsible for the assessment, and are required to: Declare contents - The supplier must have detailed knowledge of the product´s chemical composition; Provide supporting documentation - The supplier must be able to provide …

BOMA Go Green - BOMA BESt logo

BOMA Go Green - BOMA BESt

BOMA BESt (Building Environmental Standards) is a national program managed by BOMA Canada to address an industry need for realistic standards for energy and environmental performance of existing buildings based on accurate, independently verified information.



BREEAM logo

BREEAM

BREEAM (BRE Environmental Assessment Method) is an environmental assessment method for buildings around the world.

BREEAM provides clients, developers, designers and others with

  • market recognition for low environmental impact buildings
  • assurance that best environmental practice is incorporated into a building
  • inspiration to find innovative solutions that …

BRE Global Certified Environmental Profile logo

BRE Global Certified Environmental Profile

Environmental profiles measure the impacts of a construction material, product or building system throughout its life – not only during its manufacture, but also its use in a building over a typical building lifetime. This includes its extraction, processing, use and maintenance and its eventual disposal.

The Environmental Profiles Methodology assesses environmental indicators that reflect …

Bundesverband Deutscher Fertigbau (BDF) logo

Bundesverband Deutscher Fertigbau (BDF)

Certification of buildings according to criteria including the environment and health.



Byggvarubedömningen logo

Byggvarubedömningen

Byggvarubedömningen, or BVB, is a building materials assessment tool. It evaluates, proactively and systematically, the contents of a product and of the production process.

BVB also provides a common criteria and an evaluation standard based on seven factors: • Chemical content (declaration of contents) • Input materials (raw materials) • The construction phase • The management …

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CASBEE

CASBEE (Comprehensive Assessment System for Built Environment Efficiency) is a Japanese assessment and certification tool for buildings that covers:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Resource efficiency
  • Local environment
  • Indoor environment. 

Four CASBEE assessment tools serving at each stage of the design process

  • CASBEE for Pre-design;
  • CASBEE …

Certified Envirodesic logo

Certified Envirodesic

The Envirodesic certification mark is licensed to qualified builders, manufacturers and service-providers whose buildings, products and services meet stringent standards for healthy indoor environments.



Certified Green Dealer logo

Certified Green Dealer

The Certified Green Dealer® Program is a program for certifying US green lumber and building material dealerships. The Program consists of a distance-learning and testing system that certifies that lumber dealer personnel are trained in the basics of green building science and green product knowledge.

The Program is not affiliated with any particular national standards-setting organization, …

CHPS - Collaborative for High Performance Schools logo

CHPS - Collaborative for High Performance Schools

CHPS is leading a national movement to improve student performance and the entire educational experience by building the best possible schools. CHPS develops tools that help make schools energy, water and material efficient, well-lit, thermally comfortable, acoustically sound, safe, healthy and easy to operate.Resources offered by CHPS include a six-volume best practices manual, training and conferences, …

Cleaner and Greener Certification logo

Cleaner and Greener Certification

The Cleaner & Greener program promotes the reporting and offsetting of emissions by companies, organizations, buildings, events and transportation fleets. Participation level of recognition is gained by reporting emissions. Bronze, Silver and Gold certification are achieved based on the percent of greenhouse gas emissions that are offset. Platinum certification is earned by offsetting 100% of …

Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) logo

Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS)

CIMS is an organizational Standard and certification program that applies to management, operations, performance systems, and processes. The Standard is divided into six areas of management best practices: Quality systems; Service delivery; Human resources; Health, safety, and environmental stewardship; Management commitment; and Green Building (GB). Certification demonstrates that a cleaning organization …

Cotton Made in Africa

Cotton made in Africa is an initiative by the Aid by Trade Foundation and follows the principles of a Social Business helping people to help themselves by means of trade.

The initiative operates in accordance with sound business methods to improve the conditions of life of a large number of African cotton farmers. The initiatives approach bases on agricultural trainings to further sustainable …

Danish Indoor Climate Label logo

Danish Indoor Climate Label

The Danish Indoor Climate label is a tool for development and selection of indoor air quality friendly products and better understanding of the impact of products and materials on the indoor air quality in buildings.



Declare

The goal of Declare is to position the building product sector within a transparent materials economy.

Declare is an ingredients label for building products, paired with an online database. It allows manufacturers to demonstrate their leadership in the marketplace and it provides consumers with honest information for product selection.

All products are eligible for inclusion, regardless …

DGNB Certificate logo

DGNB Certificate

The DGNB Certification System was developed by the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) together with the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building, and Urban Affairs (BMVBS) to be used as a tool for the planning and evaluation of buildings in a comprehensive quality perspective. It is designed as a rating system and covers all relevant topics of sustainable construction.

Awards within …

DUBOkeur

In 2004 NIBE developed a quality label to compare the environmental friendliness of multiple building products. The DUBOkeur® label is meant to certify the best choices of a product in the fields of environmental and health.

In order to do this, the environmental impact of a product in relationship to other products is tested through NIBE’s Twin-model. The most eco-friendly product is …

Earth Advantage logo

Earth Advantage

Earth Advantage Institute is a nonprofit organization that works with the building industry to help implement sustainable building practices.

The organization provides certification of high performance homes, remodels, sustainable communities and commercial spaces. Their certification programs are designed to provide homeowners and developers with the assurance that their home, community …

ECO certification logo

ECO certification

ECO certification is an ecolabel given out by the Malta Tourism Authority to hotels on the islands of Malta. Approximately 15% of hotels on the Maltese Islands are ECO certified translating to almost 30% of hotel rooms.

To participate, hotels must comply with a number of criteria all aimed at improving their environmental performance and increasing environmental awareness amongst employees. …

eco-INSTITUT-Label logo

eco-INSTITUT-Label

With substantial emission and toxicological testing living up to more than just the legal specifications, eco-Institut supplies clients a reliable and significant label for building products and textiles without any health hazards.



ECOproduct logo

ECOproduct

ECOproduct is a Norwegian method to choose environmentally friendly building materials and chemicals based on information in an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) or a safety data sheet. The method has been developed in collaboration with several building industry organizations and contractors in Norway.

Each product gets a character for Indoor Environment, Health and Environmental …

EcoStandard EcoProduct South Africa

EcoStandard South Africa has developed an eco-label referred to as EcoProduct for building materials. The assessment and rating is based on a lifecycle assessment approach in terms of the ISO14024 Environmental labels and declarations — Type I environmental labeling — Principles and procedures in order to provide a holistic assessment of a building product.

EcoStandard South Africa’s …

EcoVillage logo

EcoVillage

The "EcoVillage. Eco-friendly cottage communities" project was implemented in 2006 as an integrated system of environmental certification of low-rise suburban cottage facilities and infrastructure design and construction.

The EcoVillage standard was developed to reflect the green requirements and take into account the world experience of "green" low-rise building design and construction.

To …

Energy Labelling of Buildings: EU logo

Energy Labelling of Buildings: EU

Directive 2002/91/EC on the energy performance of buildings. Member States are obliged to ensure that when buildings are constructed, sold or rented out, an Energy Performance Certificate is made available to the owner or by the owner to the tenant or potential buyer. The certification shall also include advice and information on how to improve energy performance. It concerns such elements as building …

ENERGY STAR: USA logo

ENERGY STAR: USA

ENERGY STAR is a voluntary government-backed program dedicated to helping individuals protect the environment through energy efficiency. The ENERGY STAR mark is the national symbol for energy efficiency, making it easy for consumers and businesses to identify high-quality, energy-efficient products, homes, and commercial and industrial buildings. ENERGY STAR distinguishes what is efficient/better …

EPA Lead-Safe Certification logo

EPA Lead-Safe Certification

The EPA mandates that all renovation and repair contractors working in pre-1978 homes, schools, and day care centers who disrupt more than six square feet of lead paint are required to become EPA Lead-Safe Certified in lead-safe work practices.

Contractors are required to take a one-day training course and firms must send a short application to the EPA. Those who work on places where children …

Green Advantage Certification logo

Green Advantage Certification

Green Advantage is a non-profit organization committed to delivering an exemplary green building certification for and with construction personnel and building-related practitioners.

It promotes green building education and stimulates the use of green building best practices by producing certification standards and assessments for building-related practitioners and organizations.

Their …

Greener Product Certification Seal logo

Greener Product Certification Seal

The Greener Product Certification Seal demonstrates that a product has been evaluated against the LEED, LEED for Homes and NAHB green building standards using internationally recognized third-party certification organizations, laboratory test results and/or other supporting documentation.

Products in twenty four building products categories are evaluated using seven environmental qualifiers …

Green Globes logo

Green Globes

The Green Globes assessment and rating system for buildings. The Green Globes system is used in Canada and the USA. In the USA, Green Globes is operated by the Green Building Initiative (GBI). In Canada, the version for existing buildings is operated by BOMA Canada under the brand name 'BOMA BESt'.

The Green Globes system is used by large developers and property management companies, including, …

Green Shield Certified logo

Green Shield Certified

An independent, non-profit certification program that promotes practitioners of effective, prevention-based pest control while minimizing the need to use pesticides.

Evaluates and certifies both pest control professionals and buildings and facilities that meet high standards of Integrated Pest Management (IPM).



Greenspec PASS

GreenSpec PASS identifies and endorses green building materials, products and equipment. The PASS label indicates that a product has been selected and endorsed for its superior environmental qualities. PASS is organised and run by architects and specifiers for the benefit of fellow building designers.



Green Star Hotel Certification Programme

The Green Star Hotel (GSH) Certificate for tourist accommodation businesses is awarded to tourist accommodations in Egypt for their commitment to the field of environmentally friendly management and social responsibility. It is a national certification and capacity building programme under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and has been developed as a public private project between …

Green Star NZ logo

Green Star NZ

A Green Star NZ certification reflects the commitment and leadership of the building owner to green building practices and environmental performance. Green Star NZ addresses the needs of specific building types, such as office buildings, industrial buildings and education buildings, in the design phase, and following construction (the Built phase).  The tools assess the environmental impact that …

HQE logo

HQE

The HQE ® label aim to improve environmental quality of new and existing buildings. Certification of building owners that proves higher environmental quality of buildings they comission. It applies to various kinds of buildings - individual and multistory, residential and commercial.



IBO

The label is given for building materials and interior which fulfil strict environmental criteria which comprise the whole life-cycle of the product.



IBU Type III Environmental Declaration (IBU Environmental Product Declaration) logo

IBU Type III Environmental Declaration (IBU Environmental Product Declaration)

This is a Type III declaration for building products. It is based on ISO 14025 as well as ISO 21930 and EN 15804 and declares environmental information on a pass/fail basis. It is meant to identify properties of building products that are relevant to the environmental performance of buildings, and it is based on a Life Cycle Assessment.

There are currently 96 declaration holders that together …

Indoor airPLUS logo

Indoor airPLUS

EPA created Indoor airPLUS to help builders meet the growing consumer preference for homes with improved indoor air quality. EPA developed additional construction specifications to help improve indoor air quality in new homes.

Construction specifications include the careful selection of and installation of moisture control systems; heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems; combustion-venting …

Korean Ecolabel logo

Korean Ecolabel

The Korea Eco-Products Institute carries out various operations related to improvement in eco-products and product environmental friendliness by setting up the eco-product standards, building an evaluation system, offering eco-products & environmental trend information to the public, facilitating production of eco-products, and constructing the eco-product consumption system.



LEED Green Building Rating Systems logo

LEED Green Building Rating Systems

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria.



LEED Professional Credentials logo

LEED Professional Credentials

LEED Professional Credentials distinguish building professionals with a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles and the LEED Green Building Rating System. There are now two categories of LEED Professional Credentials: LEED Green Associates; and LEED Accredited Professionals. The LEED Green Associate credential is intended for professionals who want to demonstrate green …

M1 Emission Classification of Building Materials logo

M1 Emission Classification of Building Materials

EMISSION CLASSIFICATION OF BUILDING MATERIALS (M1) The aim of the classification is to enhance the development and use of low-emitting building materials so that material emissions do not increase the requirement for ventilation. The classification presents requirements for the materials used in ordinary work spaces and residences. For air-handling components there is a separate Cleanliness Classification …

Minergie logo

Minergie

MINERGIE is a label for new and refurbished low-energy-consumption buildings indicating comfort made possible by high-grade building envelopes and the continuous renewal of air.

The following requirements must be met:

  • Heat demand 90 % or less of the limit of the standard SIA 380/1
  • Year-round controlled air exchange
  • Weighted Energy Index < 38 kWh/m2
  • Proof …

Minergie-A logo

Minergie-A

MINERGIE-A is a label for new and refurbished low-energy-consumption buildings that seek "Nearly zero-energy Buildings" according to the EU guidelines 2010/31. It also takes into account the building gray energy, unlike MINERGIE and MINERGIE-P standards.

The following requirements must be met:

  • Heat demand 90 % or less of the limit of the standard SIA 380/1 (like MINERGIE)
  • At …

Minergie-ECO logo

Minergie-ECO

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 …

Minergie-P logo

Minergie-P

MINERGIE-P is a label for new and refurbished low-energy-consumption buildings that seeks an even lower energy consumption than the MINERGIE Standard.

The following requirements must be met:

  • Heat demand 60% or less of the limit of the standard SIA 380/1
  • Specific heat capacity demand
  • Renewal of air through a ventilation system with heat recovery
  • Weighted …

NAHB Certified Green Professional logo

NAHB Certified Green Professional

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Certified Green Professional™ and Master Certified Green Professional (Master CGP) designations recognizes builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who incorporate green building principles into homes.

The basic designation requires 24 hours of NAHB-approved training, and additional continuing education every three years. …

NAHB Green logo

NAHB Green

National Green Building Certification is a green residential standard from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and approved by the American National Standards Institute. It's applicable for new and remodeled single-family and multifamily homes as well as residential subdivisions.

Projects can be scored on a point basis to the Bronze, Silver, Gold or Emerald level, each one …

Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme logo

Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme

NatHERS enables the design of a home to be assessed by skilled professionals using sophisticated computer modeling programmes to improve the quality of design and achieve building approvals in Australia. NatHERS sets national standards for professionals offering assessment services as well as the software they use. Zero stars means the building shell does practically nothing to reduce the discomfort …

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natureplus

Natureplus is an international label of quality for sustainable building and accommodation products, tested for health, environmental-friendliness and functionality.

The label’s primary aim is to provide consumers as well as architects, tradesmen, building companies and all those involved in construction, with a reliable orientation aid towards sustainable products i.e. environmentally-friendly …

Passivhaus logo

Passivhaus

PassivHaus is a certification for super-energy efficient buildings meeting the code developed by the PassivHaus Institute in Germany, and administered in Canada, Germany, UK and US.

A Passive House is a very well-insulated, virtually air-tight building that is primarily heated by passive solar gain and by internal gains from people, electrical equipment, etc. Energy losses are minimized. …

R-2000 Certificate logo

R-2000 Certificate

R-2000 is a voluntary, performance-based standard for new homes, which goes beyond building codes. The technical requirements involve three main areas of construction: energy performance, indoor air quality and environmental responsibility. R-2000 homes must operate within a specific energy budget, based on the characteristics of the home and the climate conditions where it's built. Typically, …

SCS Indoor Advantage logo

SCS Indoor Advantage

SCS Indoor Advantage certifications demonstrate that products meet indoor air quality standards pertaining to emissions that may be harmful to human health and the environment.

SCS Indoor Advantage applies to furnishings and qualifies for the BIFMA furniture emissions standard, while SCS Indoor Advantage Gold certification applies to furniture plus a broader range of interior building materials …

SMaRT Consensus Sustainable Product Standards logo

SMaRT Consensus Sustainable Product Standards

Sustainable Materials Rating Technology or SMaRT, is the consensus sustainable products standard and label for building products, fabric, apparel, textile & flooring, covering over 80% of the world’s products with environmental, social, & economic criteria.

It is the result of 17 years of standardization with six national votes of consensus approvals involving thousands of professionals.

SMaRT …

SundaHus Miljödata logo

SundaHus Miljödata

SundaHus Environmental Data is an environmental assessment of products used in construction and buildings. The core of the system is a database of substances, materials and products.

The product assessment is based on the provider's documentation of the product together with the rules of the Swedish Chemical Inspectorate's PRIO criteria and EU REACH Directives.

The assessment is …

TRA Certification – Green Modular and Manufactured Homes logo

TRA Certification – Green Modular and Manufactured Homes

TRA certifies manufacturers of Modular and Manufactured Homes using the ANSI ICC 700-2008 National Green Building Standard. The label indicates compliance with all aspects of the standard excluding site factors.

The TRA Green Certification program includes a directory of suppliers that supply the manufacturer with construction material, electrical, cooling, heating, plumbing, floors, etc; …

TRA Certification – Green Recreational Vehicles (RVs) logo

TRA Certification – Green Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

TRA certifies manufacturers of components for Recreational Vehicles (RVs) using the ANSI ICC 700-2008 National Green Building Standard.

The TRA Green Certification program includes a directory of suppliers that supply the manufacturer with construction material, electrical, cooling, heating, plumbing, floors, etc; and highlights those suppliers who have been Verified Green.



TÜV SÜD Mark EE01/EE02

Requirements for Product EE01 are: 100% of the energy supplied is from renewable sources. At least 30% of the amount of energy supplied is generated in new power stations. Price surcharges are used for building new renewable sources of energy.

Requirements for Product EE02 are: 100% of the energy supplied is from renewable sources. Simultaneous generation and consumption in quarter-hour …

UL Environment Multi-Attribute Certification

Environmental Product Certifications tell the story of a product’s environmental performance throughout its lifecycle, enabling purchasers to identify holistically greener products and meet their sustainability goals. These voluntary, multi-attribute, lifecycle-based environmental certifications indicate that a product has undergone rigorous scientific testing, exhaustive auditing, or both, to …

Vitality Leaf logo

Vitality Leaf

"Vitality Leaf" was developed by the Russian NGO Non-profit partnership Ecological Union in 2001, is officially registered, open and clear for all potential participants.

Member of the Global Ecolabelling Network since 2007.

Certified member of the Global Ecolabelling Network’s Internationally Coordinated Ecolabelling System (GENICES) since 2011.

Criteria for certification …


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