SCS EPP Certified — Koppers MicroPro® technology is the first and only treated wood process to be EPP (Environmentally Preferable Product) certified by Scientific Certification Systems based on a Life-Cycle Assessment.
First and Only Wood Treatment Process to Complete Life-Cycle Assessment Studies — The MicroPro® wood treatment process systems were analyzed by SCS (Scientific Certification Systems) under an exhaustive environmental review process called Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA), in accordance with rigorous international standards set by ISO, the leading international standards setting organization. The MicroPro® LCA studies are in compliance with ISO standards 14044 and 14025.
Home Innovation NGBS Green Certified™ - The MicroPro® technology has been approved for points toward National Green Building Certification to the National Green Building Standard. Wood products treated with MicroPro® technology are now eligible for more green building points than any other treated wood product in the market.
UL GREENGUARD GOLD Certification - The MicroPro® preservative has undergone rigorous testing and met stringent standards for low volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions. Products certified to this criteria are suitable for use in schools, offices, and other sensitive environments.
Global GreenTag Certification™ - MicroPro® Wood Treatment Technology from Koppers Performance Chemicals has achieved excellent ratings after undergoing two rigorous, independent third-party assessment processes by world-leading product certification body Global GreenTag International. “The Global GreenTag certification designates good health, and the MicroPro® Wood Treatment Technology has achieved a Level A, the highest score, under Global GreenTag’s GreenRate™ product sustainability certification system.