Cast Iron Soil Pipe Institute Members Receives Green Verification from ICC-ES
Atlanta – October 3, 2011 – The Institute is proud to announce that all of their members have received third-party verification for manufacturing cast iron soil pipe and fittings from a MINIMUM of 96 percent recycled content.
The Institute’s members have received confirmation from ICC Evaluation Service, LLC (ICC-ES) that its cast iron products comply with the provisions of the ICC-ES SAVE (Sustainable Attributes Verification and Evaluation™) Guideline for Determination of Recycled Content of Materials (EG101).
The Institute’s members received a Verification of Attributes Report (AB&I – VAR#1022, Charlotte Pipe & Foundry – VAR#1021, and Tyler Pipe – VAR#1020) providing building officials, architects, contractors, specifiers, designers and others who rely on third-party verification evidence that the Institute’s members cast iron soil pipe and fittings comply with specific green requirements.
ICC-ES thoroughly examined the Institute’s members product information, test reports, calculations, quality control methods and other factors to ensure the products meet the sustainable (green) attributes listed in the respectable Verification of Attributes Reports.
ICC-ES is the United States’ leading source of technical information on building products and building technology for code compliance. A nonprofit company, ICC-ES performs technical evaluations of building products, components, methods and materials. The evaluation process culminates with the issuance of reports on compliance with the major U.S. building codes, which are available at www.icc-es.org. The ICC-ES SAVE Program provides manufacturers with the verification that their products meet specific sustainability targets defined by today’s codes, standards, and green rating systems. The SAVE Program also takes into account codes such as the International Green Construction Code (IGCC) and the California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen). ICC-ES is a subsidiary of the International Code Council.