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Green Dot Sign Named “Most Innovative” Exhibitor at 2019 Greenbuild
December 11, 2019
BY Simon Nussbaum
Sustainable Signage Receives Greenbuild Innovation Award
At the Greenbuild International Conference & EXPO in Atlanta, GA Green Dot Sign received the Most Innovative – 2019 Green Exhibitor Award. This vendor award acknowledges efforts taken to develop new and impactful sustainable office sign offerings. At Greenbuild thousand of architects, interior designers and other LEED® building professionals networked, attended courses for continuing education, and talked to manufacturers about eco-friendly products.
Green Dot Sign provides an alternative to traditional acrylic ADA-compliant signage and was honored to receive the “Most Innovative” award. Their product is manufactured via a patent-pending, low-waste process that direct bonds non-toxic, 3D printed raised material to a real wood sign base. The result is signage that is stunningly beautiful and brings nature into the built environment.
Ready to order signs are made of Forestry Sustainability Council (FSC®) 100% chain of custody certified aspen from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. FSC® is the most rigorous global forest management certification. The mission of the FSC® is to promote environmentally sound, socially beneficial, and economically prosperous forest management.
Green Dot Sign has a published Health Product Declaration (HPD®) that discloses product contents and health information. The HPD Open Standard provides a standard built environment product specification for accurate, reliable, and consistent reporting. HPD disclosure is a component of the LEED® building rating system and is also a part of International Living Future Institute (ILFI), Cradle-to-Cradle Product Innovation Institute, and International WELL Building Institute certification standards.
Green Dot Sign has a rigorous extended producer responsibility (EPR) program promoting environmentally-friendly end of life. When a building is renovated or rebuilt, all signs are eligible to be returned to the manufacturer for a 10% credit towards future orders. Raised sign elements are planed off and the wood base is shredded and turned into animal bedding, then crop fertilizer.
In Development Exterior FSC® Wood Signage & More Innovation
Green Dot Sign is continuing to innovate and expand its eco-friendly office signage offerings. Products under development include exterior ADA signage and FSC® 100% dimensional letters for interior and exterior applications. Further information on new products will be available at the May 2020 AIA EXPO in Los Angeles.
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