Products and materials in Green Star
The Green Star Materials category consist of credits that facilitate and recognise the efficient use and management of building and fitout materials. Materials credits reward overall reductions to the amount of materials used, the reuse of building materials, and the specification of recycled and recyclable materials wherever possible.
Products and materials in Green Star rating tools are addressed by credits which target the consumption of resources through selection, use, reuse and efficient management practices of building and fitout materials. This section outlines guidance relevant to product suppliers and manufacturers for current and legacy rating tools.
Guidance is provided for:
- Life Cycle Assessment in Green Star
- Reporting Criteria for Construction and Demolition Waste Credit
- Recognised Product Certification Schemes in Green Star
- Timber and Forest Certification Schemes
- PVC manufacturers and suppliers
- Steel products in buildings
- Concrete use in buildings
Referencing Green Star in Product Literature
The GBCA Trade Mark Policy outlines the GBCA's requirements for references to the Green Star trade mark in product literature. All references to Green Star in product advertising must comply with the requirements set out under the 'Green Star Trademarks' page of the GBCA website.
Senior Manager - Sustainability Services & Reporting
Green Building Council of Australia
Phone: 02 8239 6220