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ANSI A138.1 Green Squared Certification for Tiles and Installation Materials

UL is an official certifier of the Green Squared Certification, the tile industry’s first multi-attribute sustainability certification for ceramic tile, glass tile and tile installation materials. It’s a powerful differentiator for manufacturers who pursue environmental leadership.

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Overview

Green Squared Certification evaluates a product’s environmental attributes in various key areas, including:

  • Product characteristics
  • Manufacturing and raw material extraction
  • End-of-life management
  • Progressive corporate governance
  • Innovation

Certification is earned by meeting mandatory requirements and a specified number of elective requirements, depending on the product type. Green Squared Certified products can help you achieve LEED, IGCC, Green Globes and other green building certifications.

Benefits

Green Squared Certification is the first multi-attribute sustainability certification for ceramic tile, glass tile and tile installation materials.

Why UL

UL Environment is an official certifier of the Green Squared program. A trusted provider of third-party evaluation and certification of sustainable products, UL Environment empowers manufacturers to transform their environmental stewardship into true market leadership, while earning the Green Squared Certification Mark.

Related standards

  • GG 2818 GREENGUARD Certification Program for Chemical Emissions for Building Materials, Finishes and Furnishings
  • ANSI A138.1 Green Squared Certification for Tiles and Installation Materials
  • CCD 167 Mosaic Tiles
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