GreenTag™ is a third party, ecolabel certification system (underpinned by rigorous scientific and LCA processes) that makes it simple for the market to see how ecological, safe and socially responsible a product is compared to a “worse case, business-as-usual (BAU)” product with the same functional purpose. It comprises of two separate processes to certify different aspects of the product.
1. LCARate Certification uses life cycle assessment, building information modelling (BIM) and simulation processes to rate a product against the BAU comparison product against the BAU comparison product. It certifies products into different tiers LCARate Platinum, Gold Silver or Bronze.
2. GreenRate Certification is the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), and NZGBC third party accredited process to determine the relevant credit point level rating for the Green Star™ Materials Calculator credits. It certifies products into different levels accredited by GBCA, Levels A,B and C.
Forest Stewardship Council®
Stair Lock announced that it has earned Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Chain of Custody (CoC) certification from Scientific Certification Systems, one of the world’s leading FSC certifiers and one of FCS’s founding members.
FSC® provides third-party certification confirming that materials sold as FSC certified are harvested from well managed forest operations. Stairlock can provide FSC materials upon request to satisfy any FSC building requirement.