• Owners & Builders

GREENGUARD Certification helps address concerns about volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions.

Green Building and Sustainable Building Certification for Builders and Building Owners

    • Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can adversely affect occupant health and productivity and is a major issue facing building owners and developers. 

    • Good design, implementing smart construction processes and specifying low-emitting products are proactive methods builders and owners can employ to construct spaces with healthier indoor air. 

    • As the demand for sustainable, high-performance buildings continues to rise, the use of low-emitting GREENGUARD Certified products is an easy way for developers and building owners to demonstrate commitment to occupant health and sustainability.

    • Addressing moisture intrusion and mold contamination is a critical step in protecting a building from losses and promoting good indoor air quality.

    • UL Environment offers a recognized American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard: ANSI/GEI-MMS1001 that provides best practices to prevent and address mold and moisture issues in new construction. To receive an electronic copy or hard copy please click here.
    • GREENGUARD Certification indicates products have been screened for over 10,000 chemicals. Certified products help create healthier indoor environments. 

    • Thousands of certified products in more than 28 product categories can be viewed in the UL SPOT Database.

    • Specification of GREENGUARD Certified products demonstrates a developer and building owner’s commitment to the creation of healthy, high-quality interior spaces.