Beautiful Signs for a Better Planet

GREEN BUILDINGS & LEED®

BETTER ADA SIGNS

Green Dot Sign® makes sustainable ADA and building signs.   The majority of our products can contribute to U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®)  certification credits.   Additionally, our unique, biophilic product can play a role in other human health and well-being facility frameworks.

Third party certifications and engagement with the green building community reflect our on-going commitment to help customers make a positive impact.

SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATIONS

 

As a permanently installed product, facility signs made by Green Dot Sign can contribute to LEED® building certification credits. Globally, LEED® is the most widely used green building rating system.
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 credits. Review the Materials and Resources section of the LEED® Credit Library for detailed rating system requirements.

 

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®)

We use FSC® 100% certified wood in all of our ready to order ADA signs and most custom signage. The FSC® 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 via published HPD® prepared by a third party approved by the 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 life-cycle office sign recycling.  All signs made by Green Dot Sign are eligible for our manufacturer-based take-back program.

Download our Recycling Program 1-Pager.

 

 

Our Aspen based signage is listed in the mindful Materials Library®..This free Library compiles transparent, product sustainability information while minimizing redundant effort 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.  Connections enable us to understand customer needs, follow building and design trends, and offer better office signs.

  

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

International Living Future Institute (ILFI)
A
 global network dedicated to creating a healthy future for all. This organization manages the Living Building Challenge framework, which creates spaces that connect occupants with nature.

The Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD)
A
multidisciplinary community that plans, designs, and builds experiences that connect people to place.