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IEQ-13 VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

 

 

Technical Clarification

GUT certification as alternative compliance to CRI for carpets

Technical Clarification Number
IEQ13-T-MR1-1198

Guidance
2016-01-19

The GBCSA confirm that the Association of Environmentally Friendly Carpets e.V. (Gemeinschaft umweltfreundlicher Teppichboden) – GUT – is deemed to be an acceptable alternative to CRI (Carpet and Rug Institute Green Label) compliance with regards to TVOC levels and testing methodology for carpets. Project teams may utilise product specific GuT certificates as supporting evidence.

 

Technical Clarification

Volatile Organic Compounds and 'Shell & Core' spaces

Technical Clarification Number
IEQ13-T-MR1-0365

Guidance
2013-07-22

The following guidance is provided for spaces delivered as ‘Shell & Core’, as defined in the Green Star SA Multi Unit Residential v1 Technical Manual.

Paints
Regardless of delivery type (i.e. Conventional, Integrated or Shell & Core), the scope of the credit criteria is applicable to all paints applied to the base building, excluding paints used in internal car parks and for exterior applications.

Adhesives & Sealants
Regardless of delivery type (i.e. Conventional, Integrated or Shell & Core), the scope of the credit criteria is applicable to all adhesives and sealants applied to the base building, excluding adhesives and sealants used in internal car parks and for exterior applications.

Carpets & Floor Coverings
Regardless of delivery type (i.e. Conventional, Integrated or Shell & Core), the scope of the credit criteria is applicable to all carpets and flooring installed within the base building, excluding carpets and flooring used in internal car parks and for exterior applications.

 

 

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