Certifications

CERTIFICATIONS

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FloorScore: SCS Global Services (SCS) has been providing global leadership in third-party quality, environmental and sustainability verification, certification, auditing, testing, and standards development for three decades. Its programs span a cross-section of industries, recognizing achievements in green building, product manufacturing, food and agriculture, forestry, power generation retail, and more. SCS is accredited to provide services under a wide range of nationally and internationally recognized certification programs. Consistent with its mission, SCS is a chartered benefit corporation, reflecting its commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices.

GreenGuard: By earning an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) from UL Environment, Multi-length Rigid Core signals commitment to environmental stewardship, sustainability leadership.  The Environmental Product Declaration is an internationally-accepted, published report detailing the lifecycle story of a product in a single, written report, focusing on information about a product’s environmental impact, such as global warming, ozone depletion, water pollution, ozone creation, and greenhouse gas emissions. What does it all mean?  By selecting products with an EPD, you can potentially earn more credits toward LEED Certification. Or simply understand the environmental impact of the products you are choosing.

Sound Ratings: IIC – 66, STC – 68
IIC Test Conducted:
Refer to ASTM E492-09(2016)ε1 Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Impact. Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies Using the Tapping Machine. ASTM E989-06(2012) Standard Classification for Determination of Impact Insulation Class (IIC).
Test Item: Determination of Impact – ASTM E492-09(2016)ε1, Sound Insulation Class – ASTM E989-06(2012)
Result: IIC = 66

STC Test Conducted:
Refer to ASTM E90-09(2016) Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Airborne Sound Transmission Loss of Building Partitions and Elements. ASTM E413-16 Classification for Rating Sound Insulation.
Test Item: Airborne sound transmission loss test and class – ASTM E90-09(2016), ASTM E413-16
Result: STC = 68

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