Saint-Gobain Gyproc’s range of ceiling tiles have achieved the prestigious Premium Ecospecifier SA Product Listing. This accreditation verifies that Saint-Gobain Gyproc range of ceiling tiles are innovative products that represent high-value over their lifetime, not only in the traditional sense, but also in the expanded sense of health, wellbeing and productivity of their total life, in the context of the people, buildings and systems they serve.
According to Ecospecifier SA, all products submitted for evaluation by Saint-Gobain Gyproc achieved accreditation verifying them as commercially available, environmentally preferable products or materials that have environmental qualities that reduce potential environmental impacts across their life cycle.
The range of ceiling tiles were subject to rigorous scrutiny and underwent the following evaluations by Ecospecifier SA; Life-cycle Assessment, Human Health Risk Assessment, Ecological Quality, Resource Depletion, Corporate & Social Sustainability and Green Building Scheme Assessment.
products do not contain significant quantities of substances that have harmful ecological or health impacts. The accreditation also affirms that the products were not sourced using processes harmful to high conservation value and/or remnant natural ecological communities or bio-reserves. The products do not create major environmental or health degradation.
“Achieving a Premium Product Listing with Ecospecifier SA, the benchmark source of verified, life-cycle based information of eco-preferred products is key for us. The accreditation of our ceiling tile range follows in quick succession after our recent listing achieved for our range of Plasterboards for walls and ceilings and is testimony to our commitment to being very aware of the impact our products have on the planet. Our products are designed to create safe, healthy urban habitats that enable comfortable living. We strive towards international standards of sustainability, exploring more and more ways to manufacture differently, build differently and make a difference to the world we live in,” explains Evan Lockhart-Barker, GM Marketing Saint-Gobain Gyproc.
For more information on Saint-Gobain Gyproc’s sustainability activities please visit www.gyproc.co.za
Ecospecifier SA premium listed Saint-Gobain Gyproc Ceiling Tiles
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Gyptone Line 4
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