EcoSeal

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We recognize the importance of environmental responsibility in our role as a manufacturer of caulks, sealants and specialty compounds. Starting with our pursuit for the cleanest and safest raw materials sourced from local suppliers and vendors in close proximity, to our innovative manufacturing process and product formulations, Everkem Diversified Products is committed to the movement towards sustainability in the built environment and playing our part to help build a greener world.

V.O.C. Content

The EcoSeal stamp shown above is a user friendly symbol that specifies which products within our various product lines are “Eco Safe” and qualify as a low V.O.C. content sealant or adhesive which meets one or more of the following guidelines:

• The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED Green Building Rating System
Indoor Environmental Quality (EQ) Credit 3.1 Construction IAQ Management Plan
During Construction (1 pt) and Credit 4.1 Low-Emitting Materials, Adhesives & Sealants (1 pt)
• National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Model GREEN Home Building
Section 7 Global Impact, Item 7.1.3 Use Low-VOC Sealants (5 pts)
• The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)
Rule # 1168
• The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)
Regulation 8, Rule 51
• Ozone Transport Commission (OTC)
• California Air Resources Board (CARB)

 

Energy Efficiency

Creating an air tight building envelope to limit air infiltration and leakage is an essential component to improving energy efficiency and conservation. In addition to the International Energy Conservation Code Mandates, the use of caulks and sealants to seal the building envelope are applicable to the following guidelines:
• The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED Green Building Rating System
Energy & Atmosphere (EA)
Prerequisite 2 – Minimum Energy Performance (Required) and Credit 1 – Optimize Energy Performance (1-10 pts)
During Construction (1 pt) and Credit 4.1 Low-Emitting Materials, Adhesives & Sealants (1 pt)
• National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Model GREEN Home Building
Section 3 Energy Efficiency
Item 3.3.1 Building Envelope – Incorporate Air Sealing Package to Reduce Infiltration (10 pts)

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