OUR GREEN STORY
The distinct tones and textures of Viatera® were inspired by the natural beauty found in various regions throughout the world. But our admiration for the environment doesn't end there.
We are evolving into a green and clean company through environmental management. Under the vision of Nature, Human and Space, LG Hausys strive to build people-friendly and eco-conscious living spaces for innovation of customer values. With the intent of the LG Green Declaration, furthermore, we have set and posted customized environment, safety and health policies and have them available to all employees through periodic education. As a result, the employees are fully aware of the importance of environment and safety and try to observe the related policies at work.
We, LG Hausys, have established an environment & safety management system and earned ISO 9001, 14001 (Environmental Management System) and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Safety and Health Management System). We are also globally acknowledged for the environmentally friendly business practice and enterprise. Our environmental management system is composed of following practices:
- Operation of Environment & Safety IT System
- Waste Recycling VA Activities
- Promotion of Voluntary Agreement in Environment
- Pollutant Release the Environment Reduction Activities
- Voluntary Agreement for Reduction of Toxic Release
For over sixty years, LG Hausys has offered a diverse portfolio of surfacing solutions that makes a creative design statement without sacrificing the health of the natural environment. With a continued commitment to upholding the environment and providing innovative product selections, LG Hausys makes responsible design complimentary by Viatera®. Viatera® quartz surfacing is ideal for both residential and commercial design applications, as it passes stringent requirements for low VOC-emitting surface, VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) are evaluated by health-based specifications, and indoor air quality by Greenguard - both as Greenguard Indoor Air Quality Certified and Greenguard for Children and Schools Certified, meeting the quality standards for use in high performance schools and office buildings. Also Viatera® has a nonporous surface that will not promote the growth of bacteria; it is NSF/ANSI 51 Certified for food safety, making it an ideal design material for Food service, Medical facilities, Schools, Hospitality and anywhere durability and hygiene are essential.
Viatera® by LG Hausys has the potential to contribute points to The United States Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System. USGBC For more information on LEED credits and USGBC, please click here.
Made up of 93% quartz, Viatera® is stain, scratch, crack and heat resistant up to 360°F. In addition to its timeless, nature-inspired beauty that's guaranteed to last, this unparalleled level of strength means that designs brought to life with Viatera® will be around for a very long time. Simply put, this product encourages resource conservation and less overall waste.