Beautiful Signs for a Better Planet

LEED®& Living Building Challenge Signs

ADA SIGNS FOR GREEN BUILDINGS

Green Dot Sign® makes ADA and wayfinding signs that can contribute to U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) building certification credits and International Living Future Institute (ILFI) Living Building Challenge (LBC) projects.

Third-party sustainability certifications and engagement with the green building community reflect our ongoing commitment to have a positive impact and improve the signage industry.

 

Building Frameworks

LEED CERTIFIED BUILDINGS

As a permanently installed product, facility signs made by Green Dot Sign can contribute to USGBC LEED® building certification credits. Under LEED® v4 and v4.1 our signage fits into the Materials and Resources category and Building Product Disclosure and Optimization Sourcing of Raw Materials and Material Ingredients LEED® credits. Review the Materials and Resources section of the LEED® Credit Library for detailed building certification requirements.

LIVING BUILDING CHALLENGE PROJECTS

Our sustainable signs can also contribute to ILFI Living Building Challenge projects. Under the Living Building Challenge v4.0 our signage fits under the Materials petal or category. Review the LBC 4.0 Standard for additional information about project requirements.

 

 

SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATIONS

 

We have engaged with third parties to verify that our ADA and wayfinding signage is sustainable.

DECLARE LABEL

Our aspen base ADA signage line has a Red List Approved Declare label.  Declare is managed by the ILFI and is a transparency platform to disclose and discover healthy building products. 

Our Declare ID is GDS-0001.

FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL (FSC®)

We use FSC® 100% certified wood in all of our ready to order ADA signs and most custom signage. The Forest Stewardship Council promotes environmentally sound, socially beneficial and economically prosperous forest management.

Our FSC® Certificate is C019842.

HEALTH PRODUCT DECLARATION COLLABORATIVE (HPDC)

Green Dot Sign® has disclosed product content and health information for our aspen base signage via a published HPD® prepared by a third party approved by the Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC). The HPDC improves building industry performance through transparency and innovation.

Download our HPD®.

EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY 

During product development we intentionally decided to use non-toxic materials to facilitate environmentally responsible of lifecycle office sign recycling. All signs made by Green Dot Sign are eligible for our manufacturer based take-back program.

Download our Extended Producer Responsibility Program document.

PRODUCT DATA SHEET, 10 14 67 TACTILE SIGNAGE 

Copy and paste information our product data sheet to include sustainable signage in your next building project.  

Download our Aspen Base ADA Signs Product Data Sheet.

MINDFUL MATERIALS

Green Dot Sign’s aspen base ADA and wayfinding signage is listed in the mindful Materials Library®This free library compiles transparent building product and material sustainability information to streamline research efforts for manufacturers and designers.  Follow this link to view our mindful Materials Library listing or search for “ADA sign” within the Library.

INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT

Green Dot Sign® engages with the green building community through organization memberships. These connections enable us to understand customer needs, follow building and design trends and offer better office signs.

  

 

NATIONAL & MN U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

USGBC is an international organization committed to a sustainable, prosperous future through LEED®, the leading program for green buildings. Their mission is to improve quality of life within a generation.

Simon, our general manager, is a member of the Minnesota chapter Market Leadership Advisory Board (MLAB). As a building product manufacturer, he contributes to board development and implementation of programming.

At Greenbuild in Atlanta, GA Green Dot Sign was honored to receive the “Most Innovative – 2019 Green Exhibitor Award.  

 

INTERNATIONAL LIVING FUTURE INSTITUTE (ILFI)

ILFI is a mission-driven organization that helps create the greenest buildings for a healthy world. ILFI manages the Living Building Challenge, which is the world’s most advanced standard for healthy, sustainable products. Declare, which is a nutrition label for products, is also managed by ILFI and is a transparency platform to disclose and discover healthy building products.

 

THE SOCIETY FOR EXPERIENTIAL GRAPHIC DESIGN (SEGD)

We connect with SEGD, a multidisciplinary community that plans, designs, and builds experiences that connect people to place.