It’s exciting times for people, the planet and manufacturers.
Ecospecifier Global continues to expand.
So what’s NEW!
There is something for everyone – Consumer, Professional, Manufacturer!
As we expand into Personal Care Products we have 44 approved Hair Care Items (click here) and we are currently investigating and researching the world of Nail Polish, Lipstick, Toothpaste and Deodorants. The more we know the healthier we can be! There are so many products to discern, so we are creating guides to assist you with your purchasing. The first guide on Nail Polish will be launched in the next Ecospecifier Global November News. Ecospecifier Global Education and Training ‘Professional’ modules and packages have ‘taken off’. Tamasin Chugg – Facilitator has been overwhelmed with interest from Architects, Manufacturers, Distributors and Universities. We are pleasantly surprised by how many manufacturers are now ready to learn more about Life Cycle Analysis! Ecospecifier Global Marketing is now providing Social Media, Communications and Websites Packages (click here) for manufacturers as well as associated Ecospecifier Global Partners. Debra Robertson is ready to assist you to reach wider markets. Finally, Meet More of Our Wonderful Team (pictured below) Tanya Lynch, Business Administration with Gourav Ahuja, Accounts, and Brett Hazlett, Sales Manager who takes great care of our Manufacturers who come under the Ecospecifier Global Verified Product Program.
Enjoy this month’s Ecospecifier Global News and be sure to be inquisitive and ask questions about the products you are purchasing.
Mary-Lou Kelly CEO
Tanya Lynch and Gourav Ahuja Brett Hazlett
THIS MONTH'S HIGHLIGHTS
Under Tile Sound Control Adhesive
A MORE PRODUCTIVE APPROACH
Fred Gray, Technical Service Manager with LATICRETE Australia takes us through the benefits of using sound control adhesives, that amongst other proprietary ingredients, includes recycled rubber. READ MORE:
44 NEW PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS
ECOSPECIFIER GLOBAL BASIC LISTINGS
Ecospecifier Global expands its range of assessed products into Personal Care! Following are some Hair and other Personal Care Products that have passed the Ecospecifier Basic Listing Assessment. Congratulations to these companies for assisting all of us to make better environmental and healthy choices for ourselves and the planet. READ MORE
Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring & Decking
BALINESE BAMBOO HARVESTED & TREATED LOCALLY
It is a positive direction that this Indonesian company pursues for the sake of the environment. PT Indobamboo Lestari made a conscious choice to bring their products to a Type 1 eco-label status. Following a community based forestry program, their Indobamboo Strand Woven Flooring and Decking products are made of bamboo coated with UV cured polyurethane-based and linseed oil-based finishes. READ MORE
Polynum Reflective Insulation
EFFECTIVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY WITHOUT AIRBORNE VOCS
Polynum CLP Insulation Ltd has created an insulation product that is safe to handle, no protective equipment such as gloves or breathing apparatus is required. The products are fibre free, non itchy and non cancerous. READ MORE
650 Blinds With Ecospecifier Global Verified Fabrics
TOTAL WINDOW CONCEPTS GO TO PARLIAMENT HOUSE
Ecospecifier Verified Product Enviroshade by Total Window Concepts has made it into Parliament House in Macquarie Street in Sydney. A total of 650 SOLIS spring assisted Roller blinds using Enviroshade ALU ICON fabric have been installed. Congratulations Total Window Concepts. Take a look at our detailed assessment of the Enviroshade product.
Calling Manufacturers Listed On Ecospecifier Global ! Nominations for Architecture & Design’s 2015 Industry survey to rank Australia’s Trusted Brands within the Building and Architecture industry is now open. So, if your products are with us, especially if they are verified or certified, they are already recognised as trusted. Take the leap and Good Luck.
NEW PRODUCTS Global GreenTag Certified / Ecospecifier Global - Verification / Basic Listings
ELEPHANT'S FOOT WASTE COMPACTOR PTY LTD
- Waste and Recycling eDiverter
Global GreenTagCert™ Level B Certified recycling diverter which operates with single chute only for both waste and recyclables disposal. Suitable for multi-unit residential buildings, the product is mainly made with hot rolled steel.
Dongwha New Zealand E0 MDF is low formaldehyde emissions FSC certified Medium Density Fibreboard. The product comes in a wide range of thicknesses and is ideal for interior applications such as joinery, lacquered furniture, furniture mouldings, built-in furniture, shelving, wall-linings, partitions, floor linings, pattern making, toys, clocks, trophies and many other possibilities.
ASONA LIMITED - Triton Acoustic Panel With MDF Edge
Global GreenTagCert™ Level C Certified - Asona Triton Acoustic Panel with MDF Edge frame are ISO11654 class A rated sound absorbers. With minimal use of material, they provide efficient control of room reverberation times and background noise levels. In addition, their light weight also means they are low risk in seismic prone areas, non-combustible, low VOC, and easy to handle and install due to their unique composite construction, designed to be easy disassembled, renewed and reused in buildings to extend the product life.
Egypt has more than 10 million streetlights, which use up around six per cent of the country’s electricity. These typically use sodium, mercury vapour, and incandescent lamps.
In April 2015, a project valued at US$268.2million was announced by the Minster of Electricity to replace 3.89 million street lamp bulbs with energy-efficient ones and is slated to be completed in 28 months. The objective of the energy-efficient street lighting will save Egypt US$191.52 million annually.
To showcase the newest technology advancements along with the very latest project case studies, Advanced Conferences & Meetings is launching LightingTech Egypt conference on 9-10 December 2015 in Cairo, Egypt.
ORGANISERS TO FEATURE YOUR GREEN CREDENTIALS AT EVERY STAND
SEE Sustainable Experience 2016 is on it's way.
BECOME INVOLVED and take a booth on the showroom floor at Australia's dedicated green building and design showcase event. If your product has an Ecospecifier Global Verification or a Global GreenTag Certification - organisers have agreed to provide a decal at your stand to showcase your eco- credentials. Happening July 21-23 at Australian Technology Park, Sydney.
International partnership announced for ALCAS Conference Series on Life Cycle Assessment
The national peak body for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) professionals, the Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS), recently announced a partnership with the recently established Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle Innovation (FSLCI). Co-Founder of FSLCI and CFOO Philip Strothmann (pictured) will be presenting his take on why the LCA community needs to enhance its collaboration and communication to successfully drive Life Cycle Innovation READ MORE
Awards Night In Sydney - Support, Network & Celebrate
Early bird tickets are still available for the International Green Interior Awards Night happening at BMW Sydney on Thursday, November 5, 2015. Interior designers, architects, manufacturers and suppliers. it’s your opportunity to network, celebrate green interiors, enjoy fabulous food and organic wines, all to the sounds of DJ GrooveOn! BOOK NOW
ECOSPECIFIER GLOBAL HONOUR ROLL
To everyone who engages with us
on Social Media around the Globe
ON Facebook among more we honour:
Ecoactiv - Recycling & Waste Management, Australia
Els Van Poppel - Lecturer at Billy Blue College of Design, Australia
Daniel Wurm - Green Building Institute, Melbourne, Australia