Certifications & Labels Directory


ecooptionsLabels and Certifications: EcoOptions
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
System: Label
Third Party Certification: No

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Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool

Labels and Certifications: Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool
Acronym: EPEAT
Established: 1/1/06
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
LEED: MR Credits 2.1-2.2, possible MR Credit 8
Managing Organization: Green Electronics Council
Manufacturer Cost: Annual fee for unlimited product registraitons -$5,000 to $115,000+ . Cost per product varies from several thousand to as little as $20, depending on extent of registrations.
Primary Contact: Vikas AhujaVahuja@scsglobalservices.com
Product Type: Computers and other electronics
Third Party Certification: Yes
Version: IEEE 1680, IEEE 1680.1
Website: http://www.epeat.net 

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Energy Star

energy_starLabels and Certifications: Energy Star
Established: 1/1/92
Keyword Search: Energy Star,Efficiency, Electrical, Lighting, Mechanical Systems, HVAC, Plumbing, U.S. EPA, U.S. DOE, LEED, Appliances, Building Products, Computer, Electronics, Heating, Cooling, Lighting, Fans
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
LEED: Sustainable Sites (SS) & Energy & Atmosphere (EA)
System: Label
Managing Organization: Environmental Protection Agency-MAIN
Primary Contact: 1-888-STAR-YES
Product Type: Appliances, Building Products, Commercial Food Service Equipment, Computer and Electronics, Heating and Cooling, Lighting and Fans, Plumbing
Third Party Certification: Yes
Website: http://www.energystar.gov

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Environmentally Preferable Products

environmentally_preferrable_productLabels and Certifications: Environmentally Preferable Products
Acronym: EPP
Established: 1/1/1998
ISO: ISO 14040
Keyword Search: Environment, Environmentally Preferable Products, Green
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
System: Certification
Levels: 1)Declaration of reduced impact, 2)Environmentally preferred product
Managing Organization: Scientific Certification Systems
Manufacturer Cost: Varies by product
Product Type: Adhesives and sealants, cabinetry and casework, carpet, composite panel products, doors, electric power generation, flooring, furniture, paints, renewable energy, wall covering and wood treatment technologies.
Third Party Certification: Yes
Website: http://www.scscertified.com/lcs/epp_products.php

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FloorScore Certification

floorscoreLabels and Certifications: FloorScore Certification
Established: 1/1/05
Keyword Search: FloorScore, Indoor Air Quality, Caulks, Adhesives, Flooring, Resilient Floor Covering Institute, RFCI, LEED, Hard surfaces, Finishes
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
LEED: Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ)
System: Label
Managing Organization: Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI), Scientific Certification System (SCS)
Product Type: Flooring Products
Third Party Certification: Yes
Website: http://www.rfci.com/knowledge-center/floorscore/

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Forest Management Certification

forest_stewardship_councilLabels and Certifications: Forest Management Certification
Established: 1/1/93
Keyword Search: Forest, Forestry, Tree, FSC
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
System: Certification
Managing Organization: Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), US
Primary Contact: info@us.fsc.org
Product Type: Wood Products
Website: https://us.fsc.org/

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Green Seal

green_sealLabels and Certifications: Green Seal
Established: 1/1/89
ISO: ISO 14020 & 14024
Keyword Search: Green Seal, Caulks, Adhesives, Electrical, Paints, Coatings, Windows, LEED, Building products, Paints, Window films, Occupancy sensors, Lamps, Electric chillers, LCA
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
LEED: Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
System: Certification
Managing Organization: Green Seal
Product Type: Any green seal certified product
Third Party Certification:Yes
Website: http://www.greenseal.org/GreenBusiness/Certification.aspx

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Green-e Energy


Labels and Certifications: Green-e Energy
Established: 1/1/97
Keyword Search: Energy, Electricity, Alternative energy, Center for Resource Solutions, CRS, LEED, REC, Renewable Electricity, Renewable Energy Certificates
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
LEED: Energy & Atmosphere (EA)
System: Certification
Managing Organization: Center for Resource Solutions
Manufacturer Cost: $1,000 to $12,000/year for certification
Primary Contact: energy@green-e.org
Product Type: Renewable Energy
Third Party Certification: Yes
Version: Green-e Energy National Standard v.2.0
Website: http://www.green-e.org/energy

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