Sonae Arauco has been investing in the development of new construction and decorative solutions which, while adapting to the most varied technical requirements, play a key role in helping projects to obtain LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design) certification – an international seal of sustainability for buildings – from planning to construction and maintenance, namely in the “Materials and Resources” and “Indoor Air Quality” categories.
LEED® is a system aimed at certifying buildings and not materials, thus Sonae Arauco is able to contribute to this certification by obtaining credits that result from the use of our wood solutions
Sonae Arauco Materials
PB FIRE X
MDF FIRE X
MDF ECOBOARD MDF FIRE X ECOBOARD
ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCT DECLARATIONS Wood products available with EPD
CERTIFIED WOOD Wood products available with Forest Stewardship Council™ Certification (FSC)
RECYCLED CONTENT Products with recycled wood incorporation
REACH OPTIMIZATION Reach declaration available
E1 Carb certified
REGIONAL MATERIALS Products sourced (extracted, manufactured and purchased) within 160 km of the project site are valued
- LEGEND: abbreviation | definition
- PB - Particleboard
- OSB - Oriented strand board
- MDF - Medium density fiberboard
- MFC - Melamine faced particleboard
- MF MDF - Melamine faced MDF
- Coloured MDF - Pigmented free formaldehyde MDF, raw or surfaced
- WV PB - Wood veneer faced particleboard
- WV MDF - Wood veneer faced medium density fiberboard
- FIRE X - Fire retardant products
- ECOBOARD - Range of products produced with free formaldehyde resins
In this context, our PB, MDF and OSB solutions fulfil the criteria set out in the LEED® certification, specifically in terms of:
We have the respective Environmental Product Declaration for all ranges, presenting a transparent view of their environmental impact, based on the EN15804 standard.
Our PB solutions incorporate large amounts of recycled wood and, in addition, the company has set up a wood waste recycling circuit, which allows for its reintegration into the industrial process.
100% of the wood we use comes from sustainable, certified and controlled sources and all our product ranges include FSC™-certified solutions (Forest Stewardship Council™).
Low emission materials
Our PB, MDF and OSB solutions are available with formaldehyde-free resins.
Sonae Arauco's solutions also comply with the rules of the EU REACH legislation (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) which aims to protect human health and the environment.
Sonae Arauco has a presence in several geographies, which allows the supply of our products to be ensured frequently within a regional scope.