HI-MACS and the environment
LG Hausys, manufacturers of HI-MACS are committed to the environment in the following ways:
The factory in South Korea is iso14001 and ohsas18001_2012 accredited LG Hausys have established an environmental goal of Zero Pollutant Discharge
HI-MACS environmental product details:
- HI-MACS emits Low VOC’s contributing to better indoor air quality
- It is a highly durable product and comes with a 10 year warranty
- It is waterproof
- It contains Post industrial Recyclable content and Recyclable properties
The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute is an independent not-for-profit organisation that oversees the GREENGUARD certification program. HI-MACS have been scientifically tested to earn GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification for low emitting products and GREENGUARD Children & Schools Product Certification Program for testing chemical emissions from building products used in schools. Download our Greenguard certification here.
Commitment. LG Hausys conducts and publishes regular environmental audits along with energy consumption analysis. Thanks to the use on non-polluting fuels, greenhouse gas emissions have been cut by 15,000 tonnes per year since 2008.
Processing. the material allows for virtually waste-free processing.
Manufacturing. The production of this material is marked by an excellent energy balance. In addition, HI-MACS plants in Cheongju (Korea) and Atlanta (USA) meet all environmental standards.
Composition. Aluminium tri-hydroxide, the main component of HI-MACS, is a bi-product of aluminium production.