Certification
Green Certified Product Detail

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

CertainTeed M2Tech and Easi-Lite Gypsum Board Products

Product Information

CertainTeed M2Tech® Gypsum Board features mold and moisture resistance to help protect against mold growth. M2Tech® is typically used in areas with higher humidity, such as bathrooms and kitchens. Easi-Lite® is up to 30% lighter than regular gypsum board. Easi-Lite® can be used in both ceiling and wall applications. Both products achieve GREENGUARD Gold certification to help maintain indoor air quality.

Certifications

 
     
      NGBS 2012
      Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
      604.1 Building materials with Recycled content are used for at least 2 major or 2 minor components. 1 - 2 Points are awarded for use of 2 major products with recycled content each containing at least 25% recycled content. One additional major material with recycled content must also be used in the building. Some products from specific manufacturing facilities may contain higher recycled content. Additional points may be available depending upon manufacturing location.

      CertainTeed Gypsum Board prodcuts contain a minimum of 25% recycled content and can contain more than 75% recycled content.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      610.1.2.1 A product with improved environmental impact measures compared to another product is selected. 3 Points are available when this product is selected over another gypsum board options based on LCA analysis. The material to which this product is compared must be suitable and reasonable for the building and local market.

      These products are more environmentally preferable products based upon the use of the Life Cycle Assessment performed.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      NGBS 2015
      Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
      604.1 Building materials with Recycled content are used for at least 2 major or 2 minor components. 1 - 2 Points are awarded for use of 2 major products with recycled content each containing at least 25% recycled content. One additional major material with recycled content must also be used in the building. Some products from specific manufacturing facilities may contain higher recycled content. Additional points may be available depending upon manufacturing location.

      CertainTeed Gypsum Board prodcuts contain a minimum of 25% recycled content and can contain more than 75% recycled content.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      610.1.2.1 A product with improved environmental impact measures compared to another product is selected. 3 Points are available when this product is selected over another gypsum board options based on LCA analysis. The material to which this product is compared must be suitable and reasonable for the building nad local market.

      These products are more environmentally preferable products based upon the use of the Life Cycle Assessment performed.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      NGBS 2020
      Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
      604.1 Building materials with recycled content are used for two minor and/or two major components of the building. 1-6 points available. 1-2 Points are awarded for use of 2 major products with recycled content each containing at least 25% recycled content. One additional major material with recycled content must also be used in the building. Some products from specific manufacturing facilities may contain higher recycled content. Additional points may be available depending upon manufacturing location.

      CertainTeed Gypsum Board prodcuts contain a minimum of 25% recycled content and can contain more than 75% recycled content.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      610.1.2.1 A product with improved environmental impact measures compared to another product(s) intended for the same use is selected. 2 points for product with 4 impact measures; 3 points for product with 5 impact measures. 10 points max. 3 Points are available when this product is selected over another gypsum board options based on LCA analysis. The material to which this product is compared must be suitable and reasonable for the building nad local market.

      These products are more environmentally preferable products based upon the use of the Life Cycle Assessment performed.

      Manufacturer’s Comments
      611.1.2 At least 10 different products are installed with product-specific Type III EPDs. All EPDs are certified as complying with the goal and scope for cradle-to-gate requirements in accordance with ISO Standards 14025 and 21930. 5 points available. 5 A minimum of 10 products with certified EPDs were selected and installed.

      CertainTeed Premium Blowing Wool Insulation has a certified EPD.

      Manufacturer’s Comments