Certification
Green Certified Product Detail

NGBS point-worthy green home building products for NGBS Green Certification.

Georgia-Pacific Plywood -- Plytanium® and DryPly® Lines

Product Information

Georgia-Pacific is a leading manufacturer of pine plywood structural panels. As the largest manufacturer of plywood in the U. S., Georgia-Pacific has a proven history of producing high quality plywood panels for a variety of construction applications.

Certifications

    NGBS 2008
    Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
    606.1 Biobased products are used. 8 points maximum awarded. 6 To earn 6 points, this product must be at least 1% of the construction material cost AND another bio-based product, also at 1% of material cost, must be used. Lesser points are available at the 0.5% level.

    Plywood is a biobased material.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    606.2(2) A minimum of 2 wood or wood-based products used for major elements are certified to the requirements of a recognized product program. 4 To earn 4 points, a second certified wood product must also be used as a major element for 4 points. Lesser points available for use with a minor element.

    GP plywood is made from wood certified to the SFI procurement standard.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    607.1 Products containing fewer materials are used to achieve the same end-use requirements as conventional products. 3 At least 80% of plywood in the building is this product when plywood is used in flooring or sheathing applications.

    Engineered wood products use fewer materials than conventional wood products.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    609.1 A more environmentally preferable product selected based upon a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). 3 None.

    Per CORRIM, a wood framed house uses less embodied energy than a house using concrete or steel.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    901.4(1) Structural use plywood per PS 1 or PS 2. OSB per PS 2. All marked Exposure 1 or Exterior. Mandatory for certification. Mandatory A minimum of 85% of plywood in the building is this product.

    Georgia-Pacific wood products contain no added urea formaldehyde resins.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    NGBS 2012
    Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
    606.1 Biobased products are used. 8 points maximum awarded. 6 To earn 6 points, this product must be at least 1% of the construction material cost AND another bio-based product, also at 1% of material cost, must be used. Lesser points are available at the 0.5% level.

    Plywood is a biobased material.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    606.2(2) A minimum of 2 wood or wood-based products used for major elements are certified to the requirements of a recognized product program. 4 To earn 4 points, a second certified wood product must also be used as a major element for 4 points. Lesser points available for use with a minor element.

    GP plywood is made from wood certified to the SFI procurement standard.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    608.1 Products containing fewer materials are used to achieve the same end use requirements. 3 At least 80% of plywood in the building is this product when plywood is used in flooring or sheathing applications.

    Engineered wood products use fewer materials than conventional wood products.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    901.4(1) Structural use plywood per PS 1 or PS 2. OSB per PS 2. All marked Exposure 1 or Exterior. Mandatory for certification. Mandatory A minimum of 85% of plywood in the building is this product.

    Georgia-Pacific wood products contain no added urea formaldehyde resins.

    Manufacturer’s Comments