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Sustainable Materials Rating Technology

The Institute for Market Transformation to Sustainability (MTS) Sustainable Materials Rating Technology (SMaRT) certification is applicable to the following Green Star credits:


Current Green Star credits   Legacy rating tool credits
 Indoor Pollutants
  • Furniture
  • Flooring
  • Assemblies
  • Formaldehyde Minimisation
  • Material Calculators


Certification levels

Flooring, Furniture and Assemblies

SMaRT 4.0 Standards are recognised by the GBCA as follows

  • SMaRT 4.0 Sustainable Platinum - Level A recognition
  • SMaRT 4.0 Sustainable Gold - Level A recognition

* SMaRT 4.0 Sustainable Silver and Sustainable certification levels are excluded from this recognition.


Fitout items containing engineered wood products certified to SMaRT 4.0 Sustainable Platinum and Sustainable Gold are deemed to satisfy the requirements of the 'Formaldehyde Minimisation' or 'Reduced Exposure to Pollutants' credits in Green Star legacy rating tools as well as the ‘Indoor Pollutants’ credit in Green Star – Design & As Built and Green Star – Interiors.