LCARate™ is the Life Cycle Analysis for all products and all rating tools that engage analysis with separate outputs called an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). This is a summary LCA report used for certain credits in some rating tools for GreenStar. LCA is used to determine the environmental and Whole of Life (WoL) impact associated with a product; evaluating sustainability, recycled content and energy emissions.
Flotex Sheet has achieved GreenTag™ LCARate Silver Certification, offering eco-credit points towards GreenStar building projects.
GreenRate™ is a straight Type 1 eco label developed to meet the requirements of specific green building rating tools. It includes the measurement of indoor environmental air quality: volatile organic compounds compliant (IEQ VOC) and reduced exposure to pollutants. GreenRate™ is offered in three levels of quality from Level ‘C’ up to Level ‘A’ relevant to GreenStar in Australia and New Zealand.
Flotex Sheet has also been fully certified under GreenRate™ Level A certification, declaring responsible manufacture and clean indoor quality.