By Joel Scanlon
The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) has issued the GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality and GREENGUARD Children & Schools Certification to Crane Composites’ fiberglass reinforced plastic ceiling and wall panels.
Crane Composites manufactures a variety of fiberglass reinforced plastic panels, including Sanigrid II, Sequentia and Glasbord. The issuance of the GREENGUARD Certification verifies the company’s continuous efforts in enhancing the product quality and increasing the utilization of low emitting materials are successful.
Kelly Erdmann, who serves as Vice President of Building Products for Crane Composites, commented that earning the GREENGUARD certification complements the company’s efforts in offering eco-friendly building products and enhancing the environmental footprint
Erdmann further said that fiberglass reinforced plastic is recognized for its longer operating life, cleanability and durability and now the GREENGUARD certification validates its usage as ceiling and wall panels for schools and other public places.
The Executive Director at GEI, Henning Bloech commented that the institute congratulates Crane Composites for showing its dedication towards sustainability and health by earning the certification.
GREENGUARD Certification is widely recognized by several green building programs such as the LEED Green Building Rating System of the United States Green Building Council. The industry-independent certification is developed to safeguard human health by enhancing indoor air quality.