The most prestigious international certifications guarantee the quality of our products. We are at the forefront of the progress in environmental sustainability and quality standards during the entire natural slate production process.

Environmental certifications

We care for the environment. This motto is present in all our decisions, processes and products. Our engagement with the environment is endorsed by the highest international certifications.
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ISO 14001

CUPA PIZARRAS has ISO 14001 certification, specifically reflects our environmental protection plan. We were pioneers in the natural slate sector when obtaining this certification and we continue to lead in the search for new methods to reduce the environmental impact of our business.

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BRE Global Verified EPD

BRE Global is an independent certification body, internationally recognised for its experience in evaluating Life Cycle Analysis (LCA). BRE Global certification ensures the most in-depth analysis and confirms our slate’s quality.

FDES Certification

FDES® Certification

The French FDES Environment and Health Declarations are standardised documents that analyse the complete life cycle of our products and certify their low environmental impact.

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Carbon Trust

Carbon Trust is an independent service that verifies the companies’ carbon footprint through certifications and recognition of sustainability achievements. It recognises the best practices in terms of reducing the environmental impact.

 

LEED Certification – Roofing slates

The global certification Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifies the building’s sustainability performance.

Developed by the non-profit U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) it includes a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance

The use of natural slate provides the following LEED v4 points in the category BD+C for Building Design and Construction

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U.S. Green Building Council

We are members of the US Green Building Council (USGBC), a non-profit organization promoting sustainability in building design and construction through the LEED certifications.

Material and resources

PBT source reduction – lead, cadmium and copper
2 POINTS

Material and resources

Construction and demolition waste management
1-2 POINTS

Material and resources

Building product disclosure and optimization sourcing of raw materials
1 POINTS

Material and resources

Building product disclosure and optimization environmental product declarations
1 POINTS

Material and resources

Building life-cycle impact reduction
1-5 POINTS

LEED Certification – CUPACLAD Rainscreen cladding

The use of CUPACLAD rainscreen cladding system provides the following LEED v4 points in the category BD+C for Building Design and Construction.  

Energy and atmosphere

Optimise energy performance
1 POINTS

Indoor environmental quality

Thermal comfort
1 POINTS

Material and resources

Revelation and optimization of the products of the building – Environmental product declaration
1-2 POINTS

Material and resources

Revelation and optimization of the products of the building – Components of materials
1 POINTS

Material and resources

Reduction of the impact of the life cycle of the building
2 POINTS

Material and resources

Management of waste from construction and demolition
1-2 POINTS

Material and resources

Revelation and optimization of the products of the building – Sources of raw materials
2 POINTS

Material and resources

Reduction of sources of PBT – lead, cadmium and copper
1 POINTS