The Institute’s members have achieved third-party verification for the manufacturing of cast iron soil pipe and fittings in accordance with the ASTM A74 and CISPI 301 standards while utilizing green and sustainable resources. These products were confirmed to contain a MINIMUM of 96 percent recycled content.
The verification was conducted by ICC Evaluation Service, LLC (ICC-ES) with the provisions of the ICC-ES SAVE (Sustainable Attributes Verification and EvaluationTM) Guideline for Determination of Recycled Content of Materials (EG101).
ICC-ES examined the Institute’s members product information, test reports, calculations, quality control methods and other factors to ensure the products meet the sustainable (green) attributes listed in the respectable Verification of Attributes Reports.
ICC-ES is the United States’ leading source of technical information on building products and building technology for code compliance. A nonprofit company, ICC-ES performs technical evaluations of building products, components, methods and materials. The evaluation process culminates with the issuance of reports on compliance with the major U.S. building codes, which are available at www.icc-es.org.
The ICC-ES SAVE Program provides manufacturers with the verification that their products meet specific sustainability targets defined by today’s codes, standards, and green rating systems. The SAVE Program also takes into account codes such as the International Green Construction Code (IGCC) and the California Green Building Standards Code (CAL GREEN). ICC-ES is a subsidiary of the International Code Council.