plasterboard range

Siniat is proud to announce that its plasterboard range has been re-certified for Global GreenTagCertTM LCARate™ Bronze (Streamlined, GBCSA Level B). Greentag is a “green stamp of approval”, serving as a guideline for eco-conscious buyers who want to procure products that have a minimal impact on health and the environment. 

Certified range 

The range that has been certified includes: 

  • Siniat FireCheck Plasterboard 

Recommended for use within a system, in areas where additional fire resistance is required, such as fire-rated walls, fire breaks and occupancy separating walls. 

  • Siniat MoistureCheck Plasterboard 

Recommended for use in all wet areas such as bathrooms, kitchens and protected external applications. 

  • Siniat EasyBoard (standard) Plasterboard, Siniat Baseboard Plasterboard 

Used in domestic and commercial ceiling applications, as well as walling/partitioning applications, i.e., to make bulkheads, curved ceilings (barrel), radiused walls, etc. 

Benefits 

The top three benefits identified by Greentag include: 

  • Health and eco-toxicity. 
  • Fit-for-purpose certified. 
  • Healthy volatile organic compound (VOC) levels. 

Rating tools relevance:

Green Star SA® “Interiors Version 1” Rating Tool Credits 

  • Mat-3: Assemblies 
  • Mat-5: Wall coverings 

Why Greentag? 

Global GreenTag is one of the world’s most widely recognised ecolabels. It is independent, and it has earned the reputation and trust of thousands of buyers and hundreds of companies. It is recognised by numerous certification bodies, governments and green building councils around the world, including the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA).  

Certification criteria 

Products are assessed using one of two certification programmes that use the world’s best scientific methods. The final score incorporates ratings for: 

  • Greenhouse gas emissions. 
  • Health and ecotoxicity. 
  • Biodiversity. 
  • Synergy (the extent to which products are made more efficient). 
  • Lifecycle analysis. 
  • Social responsibility and labour conditions. 

Sustainability goals 

Besides offering excellent building materials, one of Siniat’s main priorities is to ensure that its products are not harmful to people and the environment. Attaining Greentag certification confirms that its products meet international standards for sustainability. 

This certification makes it easier for specifiers and consumers to recognise which products are eco-friendly, and to what extent. Organisations like Greentag have restored consumer trust in the green marketplace, and Siniat is proud to carry the label. 

For more information on Greentag, the ratings process or to search a product rating, visit the Greentag website. 

 

Confirming its sustainability credentials, a range of Siniat plasterboards have been re-certified by Global GreenTag. 

 

For more information, contact Siniat: 

Tel: +27 11 389 4500 

Email: contactus.siniat@etexgroup.com 

Website: https://www.siniat.co.za/ 

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