Sustainability Initiative

Advanced Architectural Products is proud to announce the GreenGirt™ System has completed the process of obtaining
a Declare Label and is Red List Free. GreenGirt is the first insulated composite sub-framing component to earn a Declare Label,
placing the SMARTci System at the forefront of the 100% transparency movement within the continuous insulation (CI) arena.
Declare Label | GreenGirt CMH

Declare Label

To qualify for a Declare Label a building product must either be free of any harmful Red List chemicals and meet all Appropriate Sourcing Imperatives as determined by the ILFI. GreenGirt required no changes to its formulation or material components, because it was designed to be free of harmful ingredients.

Referred to as a “nutrition label” for building products, Declare Labels list all of the materials found in a given product, as well as its assembly site, life expectancy, and other key details to facilitate informed decisions toward positive human and environmental health. The Declare program aims to give people and businesses greater power when deciding what products to surround themselves within their home or office.

GreenGirt Red List Free

Red List Free

The Living Building Challenge (LBC) Red List represents the “worst in class“ materials and chemicals known to pose health risks to humans and the environment.

The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) is working toward phasing these materials out of the building materials industry due to human and environmental health concerns, with programs such as the Declare Label, which offers 100% transparency of building material elements.

GreenGirt® CMH is Red List Free.

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USGBC Member

The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to transforming how our buildings are designed, constructed and operated through LEED, the world’s most widely used green building system with more than 100,000 buildings participating today.

The USGBC’s vision is that buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation. The mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, health, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.”

Advanced Architectural Products has been a proud member of the USGBC since 2016.

RAiNA | Rainscreen Association in North America

RAiNA Member

The Rainscreen Association of North America (RAiNA) is dedicated to providing education to the public about performance-driven rain-screen assemblies that contribute to more durable, resilient, healthy, energy-efficient, and safe buildings. Rainscreens are effective at managing moisture and provide exceptional opportunities for energy-efficient performance via continuous insulation and reducing thermal bridging.”

Advanced Architectural Products is a proud member of RAiNA.

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