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Environmental Responsibilty

Fortress Wood® supports and recognizes scientific advances in our industry, and the need to provide state-of-the-art wood protection technology to our customers. Our wood preservative and fire retardant suppliers are recognized and established throughout the United States and the world.

Environmental Certifications

First Wood Treatment Process to be SCS Certified by completing Life-Cycle Assessment Studies – The Koppers MicroPro wood treatment process systems were analyzed by Scientific Certification Systems under an exhaustive environmental review process called Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA), in accordance with rigorous international standards set by ISO, the leading international standards setting organization. The MicroPro LCA studies are in compliance with ISO standards 14044 and 14025.

Koppers MicroPro And NatureWood Preservative Technologies are NGBS Green Certified, and have been approved for points toward National Green Building Certification to the ICC 700-2008 National Green Building Standard. Koppers MicroPro Pressure Treated Wood technology have been approved for points toward National Green Building Certification to the ICC 700-2008 National Green Building Standard.

The Koppers MicroPro Technology has been awarded GREENGUARD GOLD Certification. GREENGUARD GOLD indicates that a product has undergone rigorous testing and has met stringent standards for low volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions. Products certified to this criteria are suitable for use in schools, offices, and other sensitive environments.

Products bearing the UL GREENGUARD GOLD Certification mark meet strict testing criteria for volatile organic compounds (VOCs), helping to reduce indoor air pollution, minimize chemical exposure and create healthier indoor environments.

For more information about the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, visit www.greenguard.org