LEED certification that endorses metal ceilings as sustainable
Sustainable metal ceilings with LEED certificate
We dedicate the following article to inform about obtaining the LEED certificate at THU. After a research process in which numerous tests were carried out on our metal ceilings in accordance with ISO 16000, EN 16516 standards and the evaluation of low emissions with respect to the German standard AgBB testing and evaluation scheme (2018), the Eurofins laboratory qualified our products as suitable for LEED certification.
THU metal ceilings achieve LEED certification, but what is it?
The LEED certification, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is related to the certification of sustainable building projects. This was implemented in 1993 by the US Green Building Council, and is evaluated taking into account characteristics such as:
- The sustainable location.
- Energy efficiency.
- Efficiency of the water.
- The use of renewable energies.
- Conservation of materials and natural resources.
- The quality of the indoor environment…
Sustainable metal ceilings would positively affect several of these aspects, such as energy efficiency or the interior quality of the environment. In general, LEED assesses energy and resource saving systems, helping to reduce energy costs and thus revaluing buildings. Therefore, this certification is not only an advantage for society by creating ecological and healthy buildings for the environment, but also for developers and owners by achieving economic savings.
Sustainable building with THU metal roofs thanks to LEED certification
There are currently several sustainable architecture certifications, including the LEED certificate. In the sector in which we operate, construction, quality standards are highly variable. That is why, with the development of a LEED Certification process, it is ensured to comply with increasingly strict international construction quality criteria that guarantee: health, well-being and sustainability in the project. Now, and thanks to obtaining this certification, all projects that require material suppliers to have this quality will be able to count on metal ceilings from THU Ceiling Solutions.
We are very proud to advance in this aspect and confirm our commitment to sustainability year after year.