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Environmental

 

There is a growing global awareness of the impact building materials have on our environment.

At NAV, we wholeheartedly welcome this growing awareness.

  • We have been working to make a positive difference by sourcing and selling products that set high standards for environmental performance.
  • We understand the importance of minimising its impact on the environment and preserving it for future generations.
  • A large and growing range of NAV’s products are independently certified to internationally recognised standards and meet the requirements of Green Building rating system.

How we minimise our footprint on the planet 

  • We ensure the timbers used to manufacture our products are sourced from fast growing, responsibly, managed  forests that comply with world’s best practice forest management principles.
  • We have implemented Chain of Custody and due diligence systems for wood products that comply with Ecolabel standards
  • We work with local and international manufacturers to develop industry leading interior decorative surfaces that offer our customers a sustainable choice.
  • We continually strive to innovate in order to further improve the design, texture and environmental performance of our product range.
  • We choose a manufacturing process that uses low VOC cross-linking water based EVA glue.
  • We supply our decorative surfaces on low formaldehyde substrates.
  • We offer a selection of products that are fully recyclable (breaking down to carbon dioxide and water when disposed of).

Certifications

Forest Stewardship Council®

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) is an independent, not for profit, non-government organization established to support environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world‘s forests. Products with an FSC claim or label have been sourced from a responsibly managed forest.

NAV has achieved FSC® chain of custody certification for a range of Timber veneer products.

NAV FSC CoC certificate

Porgramme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC™)

The PEFC™ Council is the worldwide organisation promoting sustainable forest management through forest certification and labelling of forest based products. Products with PEFC™ claim and / or label deliver confidence that raw material originates in sustainably managed forest.

NAV has achieved PEFC™ chain of custody certification for a range of Timber veneers and wood panel products.

NAV PEFC CoC certificate

Ecospecifier Global GreenTagCert™

Global GreenTagCert™ is a third party, multi-criteria consensus based and externally verified Type 1 ecolabelling program developed to meet the requirements of specific green building rating tools; Navurban™ is

Global GreenTag certified (Level B4) under the following requirements;

  • Products toxicity
  • Legal compliance to Health & Safety, Environmental and Social requirements
  • Supply Chain (Health & Safety, Environmental and Social)
  • All Environmental claims follow ISO14021: 2000 Environmental labels and declarations – Self-declared environmental claims
  • Product demonstrates Fit for Purpose
  • LOW VOC

For a full detailed assessment of Navurban’s™ certification credentials, please click here

NAV Greentag certificate

Chain of Custody Green Rate Level B Low VOC Formaldehyde Emission
Enviroven™ Veneers *FSC Mix E1
Navlam Sandblasted *FSC Mix E1
Navurban (on MDF) PEFC                ✓       ✓ E0

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Green Star®

The Green Building Council of Australia’s GreenStar® Rating system encourages projects to reduce health and environmental impacts of materials used in the interior fit-out.

The Navurban™ range contributes to achieving the following Green Star credits:

  • IEQ: Volatile Organic Compounds
  • Level B for Sustainable Products and Indoor Pollutants credit for Design and As Built v1 and Interiors v1 rating tools;

Level B for Materials Calculators: Loose Furniture, Walls and Partitions, Joinery, Storage, Tables, Workstations

Global Green TagCert™ is a Green Star recognized third party certifier. The Global GreenTag certificate can be used as evidence in a Green Star® Submission for the stated Green Star credits.

Navurban Greentag Certificate

For a full detailed assessment of NavUrban’s certification credentials, please click here