GREEN TIP ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– tacting approved Green Squared certification agencies or inquiring with manufacturers. Now, an up- to-date listing of certified products is housed in one place and man- aged by Ecomedes, who interfaces regularly with participating manu- facturers and their Green Squared certification agencies. Plus, each entry within the Green Squared Certified database contains valu- able product information that is especially relevant to green build- ing project leaders, architects and designers. These include down- loadable certificates, EPDs (envi- ronmental product declarations, if available), and additional edu- cational resources from WhyTile. com. Users of the library have the option to filter Green Squared Certified products by manufactur- er, certification agency, or Green Squared Certified products that additionally have EPDs. For sure, establishing a flagship library of Green Squared Certified products is important, but the bene- fits don’t end there. Green building specifiers and purchasers use a vari- ety of broader construction prod- uct locator tools. If Green Squared Certified tiles or installation materi- als aren’t ‘on the menu’ of any given tool, they will not be considered, regardless of their eligibility, the quality of information provided, or how well-known the products are. With Ecomedes hosting the Green Squared Certified product library, the tile industry is well-positioned Mapeguard WP 200 is a thin and flexible, two-sided, nonwoven, polypropylene fabric, used for both waterproofing and crack isolation under ceramic, porcelain and natu- ral-stone tiles. The laminated fabric webbing is uniquely designed to ensure solid adhesion of mortar to the membrane, the substrate and the finished floor covering. Mapeguard WP 200’s low perm rating perfor- mance is ideal for vapor protection in showers and wet areas. Mapeguard WP 200 provides reli- able waterproofing in damp areas such as bathrooms, kitchens, laundry roomsandsteamrooms.Additionally, its low perm rating performance is ideal for vapor protection in show- ers and wet areas. Mapeguard WP 200 is part of an advanced four- part system that includes sealing tape, collars, and inside/outside cor- ners to ensure a smooth installation. 30 TileLetter | August 2018