USE-IT‘s Compressed Earth Blocks (CEB) scored a 5-star rating, the highest rating available.Compressed Earth Blocks are manufactured using available clay-bearing soils and a blend of inert wastes such as crushed builder’s rubble as well as a small amount of cement stabiliser.
Isoboard thermal insulation board (Isoboard) scored a 3 star rating. Isofoam South Africa’s (Pty) Ltd Isoboard is a thermal insulation product designed with the environment in mind. Isoboard reduces a building’s energy consumption and reduces the carbon footprint by reducing heating and cooling requirements. The product has at least a 25 year lifespan and does not emit harmful substances. Summary Assessment – 2015 View Certificatewww.isoboard.com
HWZ International’s Novatop System is a comprehensive building system of large format components made of cross-laminated solid wood. The system is suitable not only for family homes and apartment buildings but also for reconstructions, additions, extensions, etc.
Xanita’s X-Board is the first certified EcoProduct and scored a 4 star rating in 2013. Xanita’s X-Board was recertified in 2014 and received a 4 star rating.Xanita X-Board is a corrugated paper core sandwiched between kraft liners and is used for suspended signage, bulkheads, structural POP and 3D displays, temporary shelving, branded exhibition stands and printed pin boards.
Claytile’s Claybrick maxi and imperial clay building bricks scored a 4-star rating.
The brick manufacturer is focused on utilising their superb clay reserves to supply the Western Cape with top quality and cost-effective genuine clay bricks and should be commended for continually striving to improve the efficiency of their processes and products with environmental sustainability being a key driver of the business.