GREEN products and services
Savannah Kitchen & Bath is committed to making Sustainable materials and energy efficient products available to Savannah & The Low Country. Our selection of green products respect the chain of custody from harvesting/manufacturing all the way to consumer's homes. We offer complete waste diversion and recycling services as a standard policy with all our clients. At SKB we believe that being green/sustainable is the status quo.
Ask us how to plan a more responsible remodel or construction project. Specialized management and consultation services are available for projects that require LEED certification or Energy Audits.
To learn more make an appointment to find out how we can make your project more sustainable.
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Kitchen Cabinet Manufactures Association
Improve your home. Help protect the environment. The KCMA Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP) lets you do both. Whenever you buy kitchen, bathroom and other cabinets with the ESP seal, you can be assured that you’re doing your part to protect the environment.
KCMA created the Environmental Stewardship Program to help cabinet manufacturers demonstrate their commitment to environmental sustainability and hel
When you buy ESP certified cabinets you can be confident you are making the right choice for the environment and your family. You can take comfort in the fact that the manufacturer of your cabinets is committed to environmental responsibility. By purchasing ESP certified cabinets you are doing your part to support the environment and build an environmentally-friendly home.
Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC)
Executive Cabinetry is an FSC certified manufacturer. FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world's forests. Products carrying the FSC label are independently certified to assure consumers that they come from forests that are managed to meet the social, economic, and ecological needs of present and future generations. FSC certified companies are audited annually to ensure compliance. Executive Cabinetry FSC certification proves we comply with the highest social and environmental standards in the industry.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a non-profit organization committed to expanding sustainable building practices. USGBC is composed of more than 15,000 organizations from across the building industry that are working to advance structures that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work. USGBC administers the LEED certified structures and LEED accredited professionals program.
Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP)
Executive Cabinetry is a certified member of the Environmental Stewardship Program. The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA) developed the ESP to encourage practices that benefit the environment and society. Certification is awarded on compliance in five categories: air quality, product resource management, environmental stewardship, and community relations. ESP requires companies to annually review their environmental program.
Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association
Executive Cabinetry is a member of the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association. Our cabinets have been tested and certified by the KCMA. KCMA sponsors the nationally-recognized voluntary testing and certification program for cabinets, ANSI/KCMA A161.1, Performance & Construction Standard for Kitchen and Vanity Cabinets, which is references by U.S. government agencies, architects, builders, remodelers, and other specifiers. Cabinets that comply and bear the KCMA certification seal are recognized in the marketplace as a quality product, able to pass a rigorous battery of tests simulating years of household use.
LEED and NAHB Points
USGBC LEED Green Building Rating System
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a voluntary, consensus-based national ratings system for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings. Developed by USGBC (US Green Building Council), LEED addresses all building types and emphasizes state-of-the-art strategies for sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials and resources selection, and indoor environmental quality.
How does EcoFriendly Cabinetry help me qualify for LEED Points?
You qualify for up to 9 points toward your selected certification level in credit categories IEQ (Indoor Environmental Quality) and MR (Material Resources)
- IEQ Credit 4.1 Low Emitting Materials Adhesives and Sealants = 1 point
- IEQ Credit 4.2 Low Emitting Materials Paints and Coatings = 1 Point
- IEQ Credit 4.4 Low Emitting Materials Composite Wood and Agrifiber Products = 1 Point
- MR Credit 4.1 Recycled Content 10% = 1 point
- MR Credit 4.2 Recycled Content 20% = 2 points
- MR Credit 5.1 Regional Materials 10% processed and manufactured regionally (500 mi. rule) = 1 Point
- MR Credit 5.2 Regional Materials 20% processed and manufactured regionally (500 mi. rule) = 1 Point
- MR Credit 6.0 for Rapidly Renewable Resources if purchasing Bamboo or Lyptus = 1 Point
- MR Credit 7.0 Certified Wood = 1 Point
NAHB National Green Building Standard
NAHB (National Association of Homebuilders) National Green Building Standard was developed by a group of builders, researchers, environmental experts, and designers to provide guidance for builders engaged in or interested in green building products and practices for residential design, development, and construction. The guidelines cover seven guiding principles: Lot Design, Resource Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Water Efficiency, Indoor Environmental Quality, Homeowner Education, and Global Impact.
How Does EcoFriendly Cabinetry help me qualify for NAHB's National Green Building Standard?
You qualify for up to 24 points toward your selected certification level. EcoFriendly Cabinetry can secure between 6% and 10% of the necessary points for NAHB certification.
- 2.6.1 Renewable Resource Materials = 3 Points
- 2.6.2 Certified Wood = 4 Points
- 5.1.5 Low Emitting Materials = 6 Points
- 7.1.2 Low Emitting Coatings = 6 Points
- 7.1.3 Low Emitting Sealants = 6 Points