Sustainability

LS010 12.17 GORDON - I NC .COM 80 0 . 747. 895 4 FA X 80 0 . 87 7. 8746 1 LEED ® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED ® Certification Mark is a registered trademark owned by the USGBC and is used with permission. The UL Certified Environmental Product Declaration logo is owned by ULE and and is used with their permission. 2 Recycled Content values are subject to change. Contact factory for specific recycled content requirements.  5023 HAZEL JONES ROAD, BOSSIER CITY, LA 71111 800.747.8954 800.877.8746 FA X S A L ES@GORDON - INC.COM GORDON - INC.COM AN EMPLOYEE OWNED COMPANY OU R E C O - P H I L O S O P H Y - Cradle to Cradle Supporting Sustainability: • ULE CERTIFICATION: EPDs (Environmental Product Declarations) and LCAs (Life Cycle Assessments) are available. • REGULATORY REPORTING: Our processes are such that Regulatory Reporting is not Required. • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Status - Compliant • EPA Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) - Status - Compliant • RECYCLED ALUMINUM is the principle substrate we utilize in the manufacture of our ceiling and wall systems, providing the following attributes: • Affordable • Lightweight • Environmental - Exterior and Interior applications • Class A Fire Rating • Reduced Freight Costs • Reduced Labor Costs • Ease of Installation • STRONG RECYCLING INITIATIVE prevails in all Gordon manufacturing processes. Excess drop materials that naturally occur in the manufacturing processes are returned to local recyclers. All post consumer photocopy paper is collected and recycled. • FINISHES • Our in-house finishing facility uses only water-soluble materials in our pre-treatment process yielding no VOCs. • All overflow from this process is approved for introduction into our city water treatment plant without adverse impact to the environment. • No hazardous materials are used in this or any other process within our facility. • Non-vinyl wood grain laminate films are available • ACOUSTICAL PERFORMANCE • Gordon perforated ceiling and wall systems, provided with the appropriate acoustical media, will meet the Reverberation Time (RT) requirements of ANSI Standard S12.60-2002, Acoustical Performance Criteria, Design Requirements and Guidelines for Schools. • Meets LEED for Schools IEQ Prerequisite 3 and Credit 9 for enhanced acoustical performance • PAPER-BASED MATERIALS , utilized in packaging and marketing materials such as brochures and binders, are recycled. • WOOD-BASED MATERIALS , utilized in packaging and shipping for finished products, are recycled. Our Environmental Policy is embodied in our Core Values, Beliefs, and Principles. It is the responsibility of every Gordon employee to continually identify new and expanded opportunities to not only recycle, but to reduce the root causes of waste.

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