Certifications & Labels Directory

GreenCircle Certification System

greencircle_certification_systemLabels and Certifications: GreenCircle Certification System
Acronym: GCC
Established: 1/1/10
ISO: Yes
Keyword Search: GreenCircle Certification System, GreenCircle Certified, NAHB, Greenhouse Gas Protocol, IPCC Guidelines, Material Claims, Construction products, Aluminum, Steel alloys
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
System: Certification
Managing Organization: GreenCircle Certified, LLC
Manufacturer Cost: The costs can range from $4,00 to $15,000.
Primary Contact: http://www.greencirclecertified.com/contact.html
Product Type: Product certifications, building and operations certifications, sustainable biodiesel certification
Third Party Certification: Yes
Website: http://www.greencirclecertified.com 

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Greener Product Certification Seal

Labels and Certifications: Greener Product Certification Seal
Established: 1/1/10
Keyword Search: Greener Product, Energy Efficient, Renewable Product, Made in North America, Certified Wood, FSC, SFI, Recycled Content, Air Quality, Low VOC, Reused, Reclaimed, Renewable product, LEED for Homes, Building products
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
LEED: LEED, LEED for homes
System: Certification
Levels: Standard/Provisional
Managing Organization: Greener Product LLC
Primary Contact: info@GreenerProduct.com
Product Type: A wide range of building products
Third Party Certification: Yes
Version: Version 2.0
Website: http://greenerproduct.com

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GREENGUARD Certification Program

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Labels and Certifications: GREENGUARD Certification Program
Acronym: GREENGUARD
Established: 1/1/00
ISO: ISO 16000
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
LEED: LEED-NC, LEED-CI
System: Certification
Managing Organization: UL Environment
Primary Contact: info@greenguard.org.cn
Product Type: Building materials, finishes, interior furnishings, furniture, cleaning  products and electronic equipment.
Third Party Certification: Yes
Website: http://www.greenguard.org

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Hazardous Substance Free Mark

hazardous_substance_free_markLabels and Certifications: Hazardous Substance Free Mark
Acronym: HSF Mark
Established: 1/1/10
Keyword Search: HSF, Hazardous Substance, Electrical, Lighting, Mechanical Systems, HVAC, Toxicity, ECC Corp., ROHS, WEEE, REACH, Powered products, Appliances, Heating, Cooling equipment, Electronics
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
System: Certification
Managing Organization: ECC Corporation
Primary Contact: info@hsf.us
Product Type: Powered products (Appliances, heating and cooling equipment, lighting, electronics)
Third Party Certification: Yes
Website: http://www.hsf.us 

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Indoor Advantage Certification

indoor_advantageLabels and Certifications: Indoor Advantage Certification
Established: 1/1/05
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
System: Certification
Managing Organization: Scientific Certification Systems

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National Fenestration Rating Council System

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Acronym: NFRC
Established: 1/1/1989
Keyword Search: Windows, Doors, Skylights,Fenestration, National Fenestration Rating Council, NFRC
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
Levels: Residential & Non-Residential
Managing Organization: National Fenestration Rating Council
Manufacturer Cost: Annual participation fee of $1100 – $1650, per label fee of $0.011
Product Type: Windows,doors,skylights etc.
Third Party Certification:NoWebsite: http://www.nfrc.org

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NSF General Sustainability Certification for Services and Service Providers

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Labels and Certifications: NSF General Sustainability Certification for Services and Service Providers
Keyword Search: NSF, Service, Services, Providers, Certified, Certification
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
System: Certification
Levels: Conformant, Silver, Gold, Platinum
Managing Organization: NSF International
Primary Contact: sustainabilitysales@nsf.org
Product Type: Services, Service Providers
Website: http://www.nsf.org/business/sustainability/nsf391_general_assessment.asp?program=Sustainability

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NSF Sustainability Assessment for Resilient Floor Coverings

nsf_sustainable_productLabels and Certifications: NSF Sustainability Assessment for Resilient Floor Coverings
Keyword Search: NSF, Furnishings, Fabric, Sustainability, Certified, Certification
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
System: Certification
Levels: Compliant, Silver, Gold, Platinum
Managing Organization: NSF International
Primary Contact: sustainabilitysales@nsf.org
Product Type: Resilient Flooring
Website: http://www.nsf.org/services/by-industry/sustainability-environment/sustainability-standards-protocols/floor-coverings

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NSF Sustainability Certification for Furnishings Fabric

Keyword Search: NSF, Furnishings, Fabric, Sustainability, Certified, Certification
GBA Last Updated: 8/7/2013
System: Certification
Levels: Compliant, Silver, Gold, Platinum
Managing Organization: NSF International
Primary Contact: sustainabilitysales@nsf.org
Product Type: Furnishings Fabric
Website: http://www.nsf.org/business/sustainability/product_furnishings_fabric.asp?program=Sustainability 

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