EcolabelIndex

All ecolabels on buildings

Alphabetical index of 66 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 …

Audubon International

Audubon International's environmental and sustainability education and certification programs require individuals responsible for the membership type to meet specific environmental or sustainability performance requirements. Standards currently exist for communities, neighborhoods, new land developments, land development renovations, schools, businesses, golf courses, and lodging facilities.



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 …

Built Green logo

Built Green

Built Green promotes and recognize environmentally responsible residential home construction and renovation with four standards or labels. Rating levels are linked to the labels. Members and home buyers have the flexibility of choosing their level of participation, thereby offering broader appeal. Bronze represents the minimum of achievement level, Silver is the next level, and Gold is the third …

Bundesverband Deutscher Fertigbau (BDF) logo

Bundesverband Deutscher Fertigbau (BDF)

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



CarbonCare logo

CarbonCare

The CarbonCare® Labeling Scheme encourages and recognizes the efforts of organizations, entities and groups in tackling climate change in 3 steps we call MRO - Measuring, Reducing and Offsetting carbon footprints.

Indicated by the number of leaves, labels of different levels of emissions reduction and/or offset against a defined base year will be awarded to the applying entity.

For …

Carbon Neutral Product Certification

Carbon Neutral certification program requires an initial carbon audit in the form of a Life Cycle Analysis - a comprehensive carbon audit which calculates the CO2 emissions used in raw materials, fuel & electricity and waste used in the production and distribution of that product.



CASBEE logo

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.



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, …

Clean Marine Green Leaf Eco-Rating Program logo

Clean Marine Green Leaf Eco-Rating Program

The Ontario Marine Operators Association (OMOA) along with over twenty marine industry professionals and Ontario’s boaters’ and anglers’ associations formed the Clean Marine Partnership to develop a voluntary program of "Environmental Best Practices" for the marine industry that is recognized as the leader in North America.



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.



David Bellamy Conservation Award logo

David Bellamy Conservation Award

Ecolabel for holiday parks, caravan and camping sites and park home estates based on specific measures and management criteria.



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 …

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 …

EarthCheck logo

EarthCheck

EarthCheck is a benchmarking certification and advisory group for travel and tourism. Since 1987, EarthCheck have helped businesses, communities and governments to deliver clean, safe, prosperous and healthy destinations for travellers to visit, live, work and play. EarthCheck's approach has been to help operators break resource challenges into manageable actions that can be taken forward by management …

Earthsure logo

Earthsure

The purpose of the Earth sure program is to provide comprehensive environmental data to purchasers (business and individuals) so that the power of the market can moves the economy towards overall environmental improvement.

Earth Sure environmental product declarations (EPDs) can cover a portion of the life cycle of a product or an entire life cycle. Products in any sector can obtain EPDs …

Eco-Schools logo

Eco-Schools

A programme for environmental management and certification, and sustainable development education, for schools.



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 …

Effinature

Effinature certification was designed to reverse trend of biodiversity deterioration in the construction sector and raise awareness among town planners about this major issue.

  • Determine the value of the site and the ecological potential of the project.

  • Preserve the existing natural heritage and existing landscape.

  • Control the impacts of the project …

Emblem of Guarantee of Environmental Quality: Catalonia logo

Emblem of Guarantee of Environmental Quality: Catalonia

Provides consumers and users with better, more reliable information and promotes the design, production, marketing, use and consumption of products and services that fulfil certain environmental quality requirements beyond those established as compulsory under current regulations.



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 …

Environmental Choice New Zealand logo

Environmental Choice New Zealand

A voluntary, multiple specifications based environmental labelling programme that operates to international standards and principles.



Environmental Product Declaration logo

Environmental Product Declaration

The overall goal of an Environmental Product Declaration, EPD, is to provide relevant, verified and comparable information to meet various customer and market needs. The International EPD® System has the ambition to help and support organisations to communicate the environmental performance of their products (goods and services) in a credible and understandable way.



GEO Certified logo

GEO Certified

GEO is a stakeholder-funded, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to helping the global golf community establish leadership in environmental enhancement and corporate responsibility.

GEO Certified is an ecolabel for golf development and course / club management.



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 …

Green Business Bureau logo

Green Business Bureau

The Green Business Bureau's Green business certification is a program that helps companies implement environmentally responsible practices in the workplace and gives them visibility for doing so.

Members become certified and recognized for their positive environmental impact.

The program has three tiers, depending on points achieved for activities: "aware"; "gold" and "platinum". …

GreenCircle logo

GreenCircle

GreenCircle Certified, LLC provides third-party certification of sustainable aspects of products and manufacturing operations. Manufacturers, suppliers, regulators, and consumers can be assured that products labeled with the GreenCircle Certified mark have been thoroughly assessed and their claim verified.

By issuing a GreenCircle Certification, GreenCircle Certified demonstrates that it …

Green Flag Program logo

Green Flag Program

The Green Flag Program promotes student leadership and activism for the creation of safer and healthier school environments. The Program assists schools to achieve environmental success in the following four issue areas:

  1. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  2. Indoor Air Quality
  3. Integrated Pest Management
  4. Non-Toxic Products


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 Key Eco-Rating Program logo

Green Key Eco-Rating Program

The Green Key Eco-Rating Program is a graduated rating system designed to recognize lodging facilities that are committed to improving their fiscal and environmental performance.

Based on the results of a comprehensive environmental audit, hotels are awarded a 1-5 Green Key rating and given guidance on how to reduce operating costs and environmental impacts through reduced utility consumption, …

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).



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 …

Green Tick logo

Green Tick

Independent sustainability certification of products, services, and corporations based on a life-cycle audit of performance against the Green Tick Sustainability Standards.

GreenTick also certifies for Climate-Friendly, Natural, GE-Free, Organic, and Fair Trader brands.



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.



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 …

IPM Star logo

IPM Star

The Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Star Certification Program recognizes IPM practitioners who meet a high standard for IPM in schools, childcare centers and school-age programs.

IPM STAR certification is a voluntary step that clearly establishes your IPM competence in a way that is readily recognized by others both in and outside of your community.



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.



LowCO2 Certification

For businesses operating in circumstances which deem carbon neutrality unrealistic, the option for Low CO2 certification is available.

The organisation still undertakes a greenhouse gas audit; however it is focused only on the operational impacts of the business, rather than all related emissions.



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 …

National Green Pages™ Seal of Approval logo

National Green Pages™ Seal of Approval

The National Green Pages™ is a directory listing nearly 3,000 businesses that have made firm commitments to sustainable, socially just principles, including the support of sweatshop-free labor, organic farms, fair trade, and cruelty-free products. Companies who join as members may display the Seal of Approval.

To be listed, companies must pass Green America's screening process, and commit …

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. …

Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) schemes logo

Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) schemes

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) through independent third-party certification. It works throughout the entire forest supply chain to promote good practice in the forest and to ensure that timber and non-timber forest products are produced with …

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, …

Salmon-Safe logo

Salmon-Safe

Salmon-Safe is an Oregon-based nonprofit that certifies urban and agricultural operations based on the protection of water quality and native biodiversity. Founded by a leading U.S. river and native fish conservation organization, Salmon-Safe has certified more than 400 West Coast farms, vineyards, dairies, corporate campuses, and other sites based on riparian habitat protection, elimination of …

SEE What You Are Buying Into logo

SEE What You Are Buying Into

SEE What You Are Buying Into is a labelling scheme for businesses that are open and honest about their Social, Environmental and Ethical (SEE) policies and practices.

To use the SEE Logo, a company completes the SEE Questionnaire, developed in collaboration with leading NGOs. Businesses guarantee the accuracy and veracity of their responses and publish them on the SEE What You Are Buying …

Singapore Green Label Scheme (SGLS) logo

Singapore Green Label Scheme (SGLS)

The Singapore Green Labeling Scheme (SGLS) aims to help the public identify environment-friendly products that meet certain eco-standards specified by the scheme and seeks to encourage the level of eco-consumerism in Singapore as well as to identify the growing demand for greener products in the market. The scheme hopes to encourage manufacturers to design and manufacture with the environment in …

SIRIM Certified logo

SIRIM Certified

Under SIRIM QAS International Eco-Labelling Scheme, a product will be independently tested and verified against preset criteria before the organisation is allowed to use SIRIM QAS International’s Eco-Labelling mark on its product, packaging and promotional materials.

SIRIM QAS International’s Eco-Labelling mark is a marketing tool which will enable a company to position its product as …

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 …

Sourcemap logo

Sourcemap

Sourcemap.com supports sustainable decision-making through our platform for supply chain transparency, where producers share detailed information about their processes with their buyers and their buyers’ buyers, all the way to the end consumer. A Sourcemap ecolabel points to information on a product's components and their origins, as well as optional environmental and social footprints. The information …

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; …

UL Environmental Claim Validation

Environmental claim validations are agents of assurance, providing independent proof that products are exactly as they claim to be. Underwriters Laboratory (UL)'s Environmental Claims Validation (ECV) service and label, tests a manufacturer’s product and validates that the environmental claims they make in their marketing and packaging materials are factual. Claims validated include: recycled …

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 …

Water Efficiency Product Labelling Scheme logo

Water Efficiency Product Labelling Scheme

The Water Efficient Product Labelling Scheme is a voluntary Scheme run by the industry association The Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA). It is open to all companies who manufacture or sell product in the United Kingdom that meets the criteria for water efficiency products as defined by technical experts within the United Kingdom bathroom Industry.  The purpose of the scheme is to encourage …

WaterSense logo

WaterSense

Products bearing the WaterSense label are generally 20% more water-efficient than similar products in the marketplace and must be independently certified before qualifying for the label.



Waterwise Marque logo

Waterwise Marque

The Marque is awarded annually to products which reduce water wastage or raise the awareness of water efficiency in the U.K.



Windows Energy Rating Scheme (WERS) logo

Windows Energy Rating Scheme (WERS)

WERS rates the energy impact of windows in housing anywhere in Australia.The Window Energy Rating Scheme enables windows to be rated and labelled for their annual energy impact on a whole house, in any climate of Australia.Rated windows carry a label which certifies that the window has been rated by the Australian Window Association. The window's cooling and heating performance is rated separately …


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