G#1434 N#1404 GBE Criteria

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GBE Criteria

GBE Criteria
Index: 


LIST OF CRITERIA

Air Impacts

  • Indoor
  • Indoor Air Quality: Good
  • Overheating
  • VOC content off-gassing: Low/Zero
  • Formaldehyde content/off-gassing: Low/Zero
  • Synthetic adhesives: Avoidance
  • Methane and radon: Excluded (GPM, GPC)
  • Absorbs smells
  • Breathing (Vapour open) construction
  • Air/Wind tight construction
  • Vapour tight/Breather membrane
  • Dust accumulation/attraction
  • Passive/Active ventilation enabling
  • Mechanical ventilation with heat recovery >85% efficient (MVHR)
  • Air-conditioning: Avoidance
  • Local
  • Reduced Smog
  • Avoidance of Thermal Pollution: Hot or cold, to air, land or water
  • Petrochemical oxidation
  • Eco Toxicity: Air
  • Chlorine avoidance: CFC HFC HCFC HFA-free
  • Chlorine avoidance: PFC
  • Acidification (Air, soil and water)
  • Carbon sequestration in growth
  • Carbon sequestration in use
  • OPC cement reduction/elimination (CO2 reduction)
  • OPC cement replacement (CO2 reduction)
  • Embodied CO2: Low
  • Ozone layer depletion-free
  • ODP Ozone depletion potential: Low/Zero
  • ODP in manufacture, in use and/or in demolition and disposal: Low/Zero
  • GHG green house gases: Low/Zero
  • GWP Global Warming Potential: Low/Zero

Water impacts

  • Eco Toxicity: Water
  • Avoidance of Thermal Pollution: Hot or cold, to air, land or water
  • Ground water
  • Water extraction
  • Surface water
  • Water recycling in use
  • Water courses
  • Eutrofication
  • Fresh water aquatic ecotoxicity
  • Water harvesting
  • Potable water
  • Water consumption
  • Water saving/water demand reduction in use
  • Dry/Waterless Construction/Installation
  • Carbon load of water: reduced

Soil Impacts

  • On Site
  • Subsoil: Reuse on site:
  • Off site
  • Eco Toxicity: Soil
  • Avoidance of Thermal Pollution: Hot or cold, to air, land or water
  • Global
  • Abiotic depletion
  • Mineral extraction
  • Natural Resources: abundant and accessible
  • Landscape Issues
  • Forestry
  • Ancient Forest-free
  • Plantation
  • Use of thinnings (laminated for larger sections)
  • Monoculture
  • Locally Grown
  • Home Grown (UK)
  • Grown in Britain
  • Stewardship: Timber Plantation Certification: UKWAS, FSC
  • Stewardship: Timber Chain of Custody Certification: FSC
  • Stewardship: Timber Reclaimed

Mining

  • Mining
  • Landscape degradation
  • Landscape rehabilitation
  • Use of virgin aggregates
  • use of secondary aggregates
  • use of virgin bauxite for virgin aluminium production
  • use of recycled aluminium
  • Landfill
  • Inert waste
  • Contaminant free
  • Inactive waste
  • Active waste
  • Biodegradable
  • Mixed waste
  • WEEE waste
  • WEEE waste take back infrastructure
  • Stable non-reactive hazardous waste
  • Hazardous waste-free
  • EWC European Waste Catalogue listed
  • Biohazard-free

Landscape

  • Reduced land impact
  • Landscape: Soft
  • Landscape: Hard
  • Permeable Pavement
  • Water harvesting
  • Solar thermal pavement
  • Landscape: Wet

Infrastructure

  • Permits reuse of excavation arisings
  • Facilitates common service trench
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Biodiversity
  • Monoculture remediation
  • Imported aggressive species-free (E.g. Japanese Knot Weed)
  • Indigenous species
  • Drought tolerant (plant species)
  • Pollinator Nectar providers
  • Endangered species
  • CITES listed endangered species: Appendix I, II or III-free (Trees, Plants, grasses, bamboos)
  • Red List: Listed
  • IUCN: Listed-free
  • Habitat
  • Habitat degradation
  • Habitat mitigation
  • Habitat enhancement
  • Facilitates safe temporary services suppy to temporary activities

Energy Consumption

  • Energy Consumption
  • In manufacture
  • Embodied energy: Normal/Low/Lower/Zero
  • Unfired/Un-autoclaved
  • In Construction
  • Construction Accommodates thermal insulation thickness: Framed
  • Thermal bridge reduction/avoidance
  • Layering: simplified servicing/low penetrations of barriers
  • Airtightness/wind tightness capability
  • In use
  • Energy saving in use
  • Low operational energy
  • Thermal lag/Decrement delay
  • Hygroscopicity
  • Hydrophobic
  • Moisture resistance
  • Natural/Passive solar gain enabling
  • Thermal mass at surface/exposed/accessible
  • Air/wind tight installation maintained
  • Natural daylight enabling
  • Passivhaus Accredited
  • Natural/Passive/Active ventilation cooling enabling

Transportation

  • Packaging
  • Eco Packaging
  • Distance travelled
  • Shipping/rail/truck/flying
  • Vehicle size to suit part of journey
  • Emissions
  • Logistics Centres
  • Milk round from Logistics centre to site(s)
  • Off-loading capability/Logistics to work areas

Refuse/Waste

  • Design
  • Waste reduction by design
  • On site
  • Reuse or recycling of arisings on site
  • No site excavations/waste to landfill
  • Take-back Schemes: Offcuts
  • Solid waste
  • Off site/Waste Transfer station
  • Waste Segregation to recycling sector
  • Waste treatment before landfill
  • Landfill site
  • Methane capture & storage

Trouble Risk

  • Failure Modes
  • Short term loss of appearance leading to replacement
  • Fashion replacement (Short cycle, 5-7 year retail/commercial refits)
  • Moisture permeability
  • Breathing (Vapour open) construction
  • Damage prevention/avoidance
  • Electrostatic shock
  • Health Risk & Stress
  • Allergy: risk high
  • Allergy: Low/Zero
  • Life Cycle Carcinogens
  • Life Cycle Carcinogens: Elimination
  • Irritant in application
  • Skin Irritation
  • Human Toxicity
  • Radioactivity
  • Risk of Injury
  • Terrestrial ecotoxicity
  • Wellbeing
  • Acoustically isolating (including vibration isolation)
  • Acoustically absorbing
  • Electromagnetic radiation absorption/barrier
  • Life Cycle Toxicity: Reduced/Free
  • Toxicity to the environment:
  • Preservatives: Alternative to/Avoidance of
  • Insecticides: (moth repellent) Avoidance
  • Health risks in use/construction: Low/Zero
  • Health risk in fires
  • Manufacture, contractor and occupant health: low/Reduced Off-gassing
  • PVC-free: Avoidance (emissions/off-gassing/leaching/polymer migration)
  • Moisture mass/moisture management
  • CHIP Transport, Packaging & Labelling (Hazardous materials)
  • COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health: Compliance
  • H&SDS Health & Safety Data Sheet
  • CDM: Construction Design & Management: Compliance
  • Risk Assessment
  • RoHS Restriction of Hazardous Substances: Compliance
  • REACH Registration, Evaluation And Authorisation Of Chemicals: Compliance
  • 160,000 REACH list-free
  • 27 SVHC Substances of Very High Concern: Free
  • 300 SIN-LIST Substitute It Now: free
  • CLP Annex VI List: free
  • EWC European Waste Catalogue: Deleterious substances-free

Society

  • Noise: Avoidance/transfer/vibrations: isolation
  • Local labour employment
  • Local sourcing
  • Low skill requirement: Suitable for DIY/Self build
  • Fair trade & Equivalents: Rug mark, etc.
  • CSR activity in local community
  • Happy maker
  • Economy
  • Supports Local economy
  • Initial Cost: Low
  • Running Costs: Low/Zero
  • WLC Whole Life Costs: Low
  • Ease of maintenance
  • Spill repellent
  • Spill absorbent

Sustainability

  • Abundance
  • Abundant, economically and environmentally accessible ingredients
  • Mineral
  • Reduce
  • Resource Efficient
  • Use of resource: Optimum/Avoidance of excess
  • Renewable ingredients
  • Non-renewable petrochemical/plastics: Avoidance
  • Renewable ingredients
  • Natural: Tree based ingredient
  • Rapidly renewable ingredients
  • Natural: plant based ingredients
  • Organic: Soil Association
  • Genetically Modified: GM-free
  • Natural: Bamboo based ingredient
  • Reusable
  • Durability
  • Long design life
  • Stewardship: leased product
  • Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)
  • Reusable
  • Upgradability
  • Avoidance of adhesives/ease of demountability
  • Enables deconstruction and reuse
  • Reclaim / Reuse potential
  • Reuse of as found in building
  • Take-back Schemes: Soft-strip
  • Use of lime for demountability
  • Recycled content
  • Post Consumer Recycled Content
  • Post Industrial Recycled Content
  • Recycled or secondary aggregates
  • Commonly Recycled
  • Industry bi-product usage
  • Agricultural By-products / Waste
  • Recyclable
  • Recyclable
  • Recyclable
  • Downcycled
  • Enables disassembly segregation and recycling
  • Recoverable
  • Technical and Biological cycles separated (C2C)
  • Recoverable: Energy
  • Recoverable: Materials
  • Recoverable: Compost
  • Competence
  • Maintains/Improves function/performance over time
  • Made to National, CEN or ISO standard
  • Maintains/Improves function/performance when moist
  • Proper Material: BSI or CEN Kitemarked
  • BBA Certified
  • Proper Material: CE marked
  • Proper Materials: ETA European Technical Approval
  • Warranties
  • Guarantees
  • Back to back guarantees: manufacturer/installer
  • Application
  • Refurbishment/alteration: Suitable/Designed for
  • Office/Retail Fit out: Suitable/Designed for
  • Historic fabric: Compatible
  • Self build/manage: Suitable/Designed for
  • New Build: Suitable/Designed for
  • Flood zone applications: Suitable/Designed for
  • Fire test certificate/assessment/evidence
  • Acoustic test evidence/assessment/certificate
  • Thermal performance evidence
  • Wear test evidence
  • LCA or EPD exists
  • Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) exists
  • Maintainable
  • Accessible
  • Long life to first maintenance
  • Inexpensive to maintain
  • High Energy Maintenance
  • Natural cleaning materials

Company

  • ISO 9000
  • Environmental Management System (EMS)
  • ISO 14001
  • BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing
  • CSR activity in local community
  • Green Labels exist (can be expanded)
  • ISO 26000
  • Rapid filter
  • Barbed wire-free enclosures
  • Biohazard
  • Boycott Call
  • Child labour-free
  • Chlorine-free
  • Climate Change-avoidance
  • Company Ethos
  • Cost effective
  • Deleterious materials-free
  • Embodied Water
  • Environmental Reporting
  • Ethical Consumer
  • European Corporate Governance Initiative (ECGI)
  • EWC European Waste Catalogue: Hazardous Waste
  • Factory farming-free
  • Guarantees: Back to back manufacturer/installer
  • Habitats & Resources-protected
  • Human Rights: United Nations Universal Convention of Human Rights Articles 23 & 24 compliance
  • Irresponsible marketing
  • Large discounts available
  • LCA & EPD Impact Categories
  • Low embodied carbon
  • Low embodied energy
  • Natureplus Green Label
  • Non-renewable-free
  • Not water soluble
  • Nuclear power: avoidance
  • ODP: CFC, HCFC, HFC, HFA-free
  • PFC-free
  • Political Activity
  • Pollution & Toxins-free
  • Product Competency certification Proper Materials (if missing then exclude?)
  • Product Sustainability
  • PVC & Chlorine free
  • Rapid filter
  • REACH: Substitute it Now (SIN) List-free
  • Readily available
  • Resists corrosion
  • Resists erosion
  • Rugmark (Social mark for rug making)
  • Sacrificial construction avoided (EA recommended for flood zones)
  • Scalable delivery logistics
  • Scalable Production
  • Site/Landscape
  • Thermal bypass resistance
  • Voltage Optimisation
  • Water pollution
  • WEEE waste: Supply chain engaged
  • Wind wash resistance
  • Worker’s rights
  • World Economic Forum (WEF) Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI)
  • Zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ZODP): CFC, HCFC, HFC, HFA-free
  • Zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ZODP): PFC-free
  • Zhaga Compliant (LED component compatibility)
  • Acoustically insulating

Animal Husbandry

  • Animal rights
  • Animal testing-free

Anti-Social Finance

  • Arms & Military Supply

 Others

  • Carbon black-free
  • Gypsum replacement
  • Infrastructure
  • Infrastructure
  • Proper Materials: ETA European Technical Approval
  • PVC-free
  • REACH: SIN List
  • Soluble chromium-free
  • Supply Chain policy

© GBE NGS ASWS  BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
10th March 2014 – 7th November 2015

GBE Criteria
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© GBE NGS ASWS  BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
10th March 2014 – 7th November 2015

GBE Criteria
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JARGON BUSTER

Air Impacts

  • Indoor
  • Indoor Air Quality: Good
  • VOC content off-gassing: Low/Zero
  • Formaldehyde content/off-gassing: Low/Zero
  • Synthetic adhesives: Avoidance
  • Methane and radon: Excluded (GPM, GPC)
  • Absorbs smells
  • Breathing (Vapour open) construction
  • Air/Wind tight construction
  • Vapour tight/Breather membrane
  • Dust accumulation/attraction
  • Passive/Active ventilation enabling
  • Mechanical ventilation with heat recovery >85% efficient (MVHR)
  • Air-conditioning: Avoidance
  • Local
  • Reduced Smog
  • Avoidance of Thermal Pollution: Hot or cold, to air, land or water
  • Petrochemical oxidation
  • Eco Toxicity: Air
  • Chlorine avoidance: CFC HFC HCFC HFA-free
  • Chlorine avoidance: PFC
  • Acidification (Air, soil and water)
  • Carbon sequestration in growth
  • Carbon sequestration in use
  • OPC cement reduction/elimination (CO2 reduction)
  • OPC cement replacement (CO2 reduction)
  • Embodied CO2: Low
  • Ozone layer depletion-free
  • ODP Ozone depletion potential: Low/Zero
  • ODP in manufacture, in use and/or in demolition and disposal: Low/Zero
  • GHG green house gases: Low/Zero
  • GWP Global Warming Potential: Low/Zero

Water impacts

  • Eco Toxicity: Water
  • Avoidance of Thermal Pollution: Hot or cold, to air, land or water
  • Ground water
  • Water extraction
  • Surface water
  • Water recycling in use
  • Water courses
  • Eutrofication
  • Fresh water aquatic ecotoxicity
  • Water harvesting
  • Potable water
  • Water consumption
  • Water saving/water demand reduction in use
  • Dry/Waterless Construction/Installation
  • Carbon load of water: reduced

Soil Impacts

  • On Site
  • Subsoil: Reuse on site:
  • Off site
  • Eco Toxicity: Soil
  • Avoidance of Thermal Pollution: Hot or cold, to air, land or water
  • Global
  • Abiotic depletion
  • Mineral extraction
  • Natural Resources: abundant and accessible
  • Landscape Issues
  • Forestry
  • Ancient Forest-free
  • Plantation
  • Use of thinnings (laminated for larger sections)
  • Monoculture
  • Locally Grown
  • Home Grown (UK)
  • Grown In Britain
  • Stewardship: Timber Plantation Certification: UKWAS, FSC
  • Stewardship: Timber Chain of Custody Certification: FSC
  • Stewardship: Timber Reclaimed

Mining

  • Mining
  • Landscape degradation
  • Landscape rehabilitation
  • Use of virgin aggregates
  • use of secondary aggregates
  • use of virgin bauxite for virgin aluminium production
  • use of recycled aluminium
  • Landfill
  • Inert waste
  • Contaminant free
  • Inactive waste
  • Active waste
  • Biodegradable
  • Mixed waste
  • WEEE waste
  • WEEE waste take back infrastructure
  • Stable non-reactive hazardous waste
  • Hazardous waste-free
  • EWC European Waste Catalogue listed
  • Biohazard-free

Landscape

  • Reduced land impact
  • Landscape: Soft
  • Landscape: Hard
  • Permeable Pavement
  • Water harvesting
  • Solar thermal pavement
  • Landscape: Wet

Infrastructure

  • Permits reuse of excavation arisings
  • Facilitates common service trench
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Biodiversity
  • Monoculture remediation
  • Imported aggressive species-free (E.g. Japanese Knot Weed)
  • Indigenous species
  • Drought tolerant (plant species)
  • Pollinator Nectar providers
  • Endangered species
  • CITES listed endangered species: Appendix I, II or III-free (Trees, Plants, grasses, bamboos)
  • Red List: Listed
  • IUCN: Listed-free
  • Habitat
  • Habitat
  • Habitat degradation
  • Habitat mitigation
  • Habitat enhancement
  • Facilitates safe temporary services suppy to temporary activities

Energy Consumption

  • Energy Consumption
  • In manufacture
  • Embodied energy: Normal/Low/Lower/Zero
  • Unfired/Un-autoclaved
  • In Construction
  • Construction Accommodates thermal insulation thickness: Framed
  • Thermal bridge reduction/avoidance
  • Layering: simplified servicing/low penetrations of barriers
  • Airtightness/wind tightness capability
  • In use
  • Energy saving in use
  • Low operational energy
  • Thermal lag/Decrement delay
  • Hygroscopicity
  • Hydrophobic
  • Moisture resistance
  • Natural/Passive solar gain enabling
  • Thermal mass at surface/exposed/accessible
  • Air/wind tight installation maintained
  • Natural daylight enabling
  • Passivhaus Accredited
  • Natural/Passive/Active ventilation cooling enabling

Transportation

  • Packaging
  • Eco Packaging
  • Distance travelled
  • Shipping/rail/truck/flying
  • Vehicle size to suit part of journey
  • Emissions
  • Logistics Centres
  • Milk round from Logistics centre to site(s)
  • Off-loading capability/Logistics to work areas

Refuse/Waste

  • Design
  • Waste reduction by design
  • On site
  • Reuse or recycling of arisings on site
  • No site excavations/waste to landfill
  • Take-back Schemes: Offcuts
  • Solid waste
  • Off site/Waste Transfer station
  • Waste Segregation to recycling sector
  • Waste treatment before landfill
  • Landfill site
  • Methane capture & storage

Trouble Risk

  • Failure Modes
  • Short term loss of appearance leading to replacement
  • Fashion replacement (Short cycle, 5-7 year retail/commercial refits)
  • Moisture permeability
  • Breathing (Vapour open) construction
  • Damage prevention/avoidance
  • Electrostatic shock
  • Health Risk & Stress
  • Allergy: risk high
  • Allergy: Low/Zero
  • Life Cycle Carcinogens
  • Life Cycle Carcinogens: Elimination
  • Irritant in application
  • Skin Irritation
  • Human Toxicity
  • Radioactivity
  • Risk of Injury
  • Terrestrial ecotoxicity
  • Wellbeing
  • Acoustically isolating (including vibration isolation)
  • Acoustically absorbing
  • Electromagnetic radiation absorption/barrier
  • Life Cycle Toxicity: Reduced/Free
  • Toxicity to the environment:
  • Preservatives: Alternative to/Avoidance of
  • Insecticides: (moth repellent) Avoidance
  • Health risks in use/construction: Low/Zero
  • Health risk in fires
  • Manufacture, contractor and occupant health: low/Reduced Off-gassing
  • PVC-free: Avoidance (emissions/off-gassing/leaching/polymer migration)
  • Moisture mass/moisture management
  • CHIP Transport, Packaging & Labelling (Hazardous materials)
  • COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health: Compliance
  • H&SDS Health & Safety Data Sheet
  • CDM: Construction Design & Management: Compliance
  • Risk Assessment
  • RoHS Restriction of Hazardous Substances: Compliance
  • REACH Registration, Evaluation And Authorisation Of Chemicals: Compliance
  • 160,000 REACH list-free
  • 27 SVHC Substances of Very High Concern: Free
  • 300 SIN-LIST Substitute It Now: free
  • CLP Annex VI List: free
  • EWC European Waste Catalogue: Deleterious substances-free

Society

  • Noise: Avoidance/transfer/vibrations: isolation
  • Local labour employment
  • Local sourcing
  • Low skill requirement: Suitable for DIY/Self build
  • Fair trade & Equivalents: Rug mark, etc.
  • CSR activity in local community
  • Happy maker
  • Economy
  • Supports Local economy
  • Initial Cost: Low
  • Running Costs: Low/Zero
  • WLC Whole Life Costs: Low
  • Ease of maintenance
  • Spill repellent
  • Spill absorbent

Sustainability

  • Abundance
  • Abundant, economically and environmentally accessible ingredients
  • Mineral
  • Reduce
  • Resource Efficient
  • Use of resource: Optimum/Avoidance of excess
  • Renewable ingredients
  • Non-renewable petrochemical/plastics: Avoidance
  • Renewable ingredients
  • Natural: Tree based ingredient
  • Rapidly renewable ingredients
  • Natural: plant based ingredients
  • Organic: Soil Association
  • Genetically Modified: GM-free
  • Natural: Bamboo based ingredient
  • Reusable
  • Durability
  • Long design life
  • Stewardship: leased product
  • Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)
  • Reusable
  • Upgradability
  • Avoidance of adhesives/ease of demountability
  • Enables deconstruction and reuse
  • Reclaim / Reuse potential
  • Reuse of as found in building
  • Take-back Schemes: Soft-strip
  • Use of lime for demountability
  • Recycled content
  • Post Consumer Recycled Content
  • Post Industrial Recycled Content
  • Recycled or secondary aggregates
  • Commonly Recycled
  • Industry bi-product usage
  • Agricultural By-products / Waste
  • Recyclable
  • Recyclable
  • Recyclable
  • Downcycled
  • Enables disassembly segregation and recycling
  • Recoverable
  • Technical and Biological cycles separated (C2C)
  • Recoverable: Energy
  • Recoverable: Materials
  • Recoverable: Compost
  • Competence
  • Maintains/Improves function/performance over time
  • Made to National, CEN or ISO standard
  • Maintains/Improves function/performance when moist
  • Proper Material: BSI or CEN Kitemarked
  • BBA Certified
  • Proper Material: CE marked
  • Proper Materials: ETA European Technical Approval
  • Warranties
  • Guarantees
  • Back to back guarantees: manufacturer/installer
  • Application
  • Refurbishment/alteration: Suitable/Designed for
  • Office/Retail Fit out: Suitable/Designed for
  • Historic fabric: Compatible
  • Self build/manage: Suitable/Designed for
  • New Build: Suitable/Designed for
  • Flood zone applications: Suitable/Designed for
  • Fire test certificate/assessment/evidence
  • Acoustic test evidence/assessment/certificate
  • Thermal performance evidence
  • Wear test evidence
  • LCA or EPD exists
  • Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) exists
  • Maintainable
  • Accessible
  • Long life to first maintenance
  • Inexpensive to maintain
  • High Energy Maintenance
  • Natural cleaning materials

Company

  • ISO 9000
  • Environmental Management System (EMS)
  • ISO 14001
  • BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing
  • CSR activity in local community
  • Green Labels exist (can be expanded)
  • ISO 26000
  • Rapid filter
  • Barbed wire-free enclosures
  • Biohazard
  • Boycott Call
  • Child labour-free
  • Chlorine-free
  • Climate Change-avoidance
  • Company Ethos
  • Cost effective
  • Deleterious materials-free
  • Embodied Water
  • Environmental Reporting
  • Ethical Consumer
  • European Corporate Governance Initiative (ECGI)
  • EWC European Waste Catalogue: Hazardous Waste
  • Factory farming-free
  • Guarantees: Back to back manufacturer/installer
  • Habitats & Resources-protected
  • Human Rights: United Nations Universal Convention of Human Rights Articles 23 & 24 compliance
  • Irresponsible marketing
  • Large discounts available
  • LCA & EPD Impact Categories
  • Low embodied carbon
  • Low embodied energy
  • Natureplus Green Label
  • Non-renewable-free
  • Not water soluble
  • Nuclear power: avoidance
  • ODP: CFC, HCFC, HFC, HFA-free
  • PFC-free
  • Political Activity
  • Pollution & Toxins-free
  • Product Competency certification Proper Materials (if missing then exclude?)
  • Product Sustainability
  • PVC & Chlorine free
  • Rapid filter
  • REACH: Substitute it Now (SIN) List-free
  • Readily available
  • Resists corrosion
  • Resists erosion
  • Rugmark (Social mark for rug making)
  • Sacrificial construction avoided (EA recommended for flood zones)
  • Scalable delivery logistics
  • Scalable Production
  • Site/Landscape
  • Thermal bypass resistance
  • Voltage Optimisation
  • Water pollution
  • WEEE waste: Supply chain engaged
  • Wind wash resistance
  • Worker’s rights
  • World Economic Forum (WEF) Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI)
  • Zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ZODP): CFC, HCFC, HFC, HFA-free
  • Zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ZODP): PFC-free
  • Zhaga Compliant (LED component compatibility)
  • Acoustically insulating

Animal Husbandry

  • Animal rights
  • Animal testing-free

Anti-Social Finance

  • Arms & Military Supply
  • Carbon black-free
  • Gypsum replacement
  • Infrastructure
  • Infrastructure
  • Proper Materials: ETA European Technical Approval
  • PVC-free
  • REACH: SIN List
  • Soluble chromium-free
  • Supply Chain policy

© GBE NGS ASWS  BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
10th March 2014 – 7th November 2015

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