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Building or designing with GECA products helps you, your patients and the environment

We all value our health, and the GECA ecolabel is a sign of a product, material or service which has taken active steps to create a cleaner, greener environment.

With healthcare using large amounts of energy and water as well as generating significant amounts of waste, using GECA certified products and materials can help reduce the overall environmental impact.

GECA certification assesses the environmental and health impacts of each product. We take into account the entire lifecycle of the product, from where the raw materials come from to the impact it may have on your health; through to its eventual disposal.

The health impacts of a product are important too

Your patients and staff deserve a healthcare space that is better for them – free of toxic chemicals and carcinogenic substances.

Because we apply our stringent standards across the board, and work with our independent auditors, you can rely on the GECA ecolabel as a sign that the product or material you’re buying has been comprehensively assessed for its impact on human health.

We work hard to make sure products that carry the GECA ecolabel will be better for everyone.

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Making a good environmental choice for your healthcare practice has never been easier

We believe it should be simple to make a decision when searching for environmentally responsible products, services or materials for your business.

With our product search feature you can find over 3,500 products (and we’re adding more all the time), in a huge number of categories for every building, furnishing, or design requirement.

We make it easier than ever to select the right products (and score the best Green Star ratings) with compatible and pre-assessed points for all the major energy and environmental rating schemes.

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Learn more about the benefits of environmental certification for your products by reading our case studies

GECA has helped countless Australian businesses obtain certification

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What our clients say about us

Being an environmentally aware business, we needed a way to ensure, adhere and implement sustainably preferable strategies into our business plan. The team at GECA is co-operative and their guidance ensured that we not only complied with green standards, but exceeded them. The process is credible and well-received in the market place and ensures that we are set apart from the not-so-genuine ‘greenwashing’ companies.

Donna McMullen, Director 
DIRECT ERGONOMICS

GECA is seen by major clients across Australia and internationally to be a credible organisation that provides certification to forward thinking companies that seek to maintain and further environmental standards. Envirofluid is glad to be associated with the GECA label”.

Lydia Ohlmeyer, Marketing and Operations Manager
ENVIROFLUID

Having GECA certification gives added credibility to our already strong Europlank brand. The GECA ecolabel confirms that Havwoods Europlank has been rigorously assessed for its impact over its life cycle and it is safer for our clients, their families and colleagues. When you choose Havwoods GECA certified Europlank you can have confidence in the environmental and health claims of this product range.

David Hickson, General Manager
HAVWOODS

GBCA Green Star projects are a fantastic way of promoting environmentally aware developments that benefit all parties involved. Jardan is committed to the advertisement of eco-labelling as a means of encouraging sustainable practice,

Andy Collins, Design Assistant
JARDAN

Clients say it’s GECA or nothing. If you don’t have GECA certification it’s a negative. GECA certification is a priority for Haworth.

John Stamoulos
HAWORTH

Fitting out such a large project with sustainably preferable furniture is rewarding. That a well-renowned and international company would choose to use GECA certified Office Link Group furniture is exciting and without doubt, a step in the right direction for improving sustainability in the workplace. The whole work zone looks great — the architect has done a wonderful job of creating the space. With the addition of the sustainably preferable products that are proven to improve the health and wellbeing of those in the workspace, it is now a really nice place to work.

Vern Currie
OFFICE LINK GROUP

The entire everroll range of rubber flooring is certified under the Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) Floor Covering Standard. It achieves a Level A 100 per cent item score in the GBCA Fitout Calculators Guide v1 for Flooring. We chose to become GECA certified because we feel that it is important to communicate to consumers that we take environmental responsibility seriously and GECA helps us do this. As well as its sustainable properties, everroll offers architects and designers other benefits including durability, sound absorption, slip resistance, modular designs, aesthetic appeal and comfort.

Amy Ghassibe
REGUPOL

Our GECA certified EcoWorx carpet tiles ticked all the boxes. Certified with the highest level of GECA certification and a Green Star Level A product rating according to the Green Building Council of Australia, EcoWorx carpet tiles are 100 per cent PVC free and are backed with an environmental guarantee for reclamation and recycling. We chose to get GECA certified because people are demanding sustainable products and here in Australia GECA helps demonstrate our commitment to sustainability. This design focused product is also durable and low-maintenance enabling it to withstand the unique demands of a healthcare environment.

Allison Trebilcock, specification consultant
SHAW CONTRACT GROUP

When Sheldon Commercial Interiors was appointed to design the new offices for world renowned company Faber-Castell it was excited by the opportunity to incorporate the bright palette of colours in a bold new interior. The new fit-out also presented a great opportunity for designer Tara Gunasekera to incorporate environmentally sustainable design initiatives including the specification of a great range of GECA certified products including the innovative Logic system. Using environmentally preferable GECA certified products is something we try to achieve as often as possible. We recognise the importance of introducing better products for the environment in the commercial sphere and this is integral to our design philosophy.

David Monardo, Sales Director
SHELDON

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