Sustainability Information for Building Envelope Products

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A Commitment to Sustainable Buildings and Products that are LEED certified.

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Sustainable Buildings

DuPont Building Envelope systems are designed to help meet the growing demand for more sustainable buildings. We continue to create products and processes that pass rigorous criteria for use in buildings designed to use less energy, water and materials.

Innovative DuPont™ Tyvek® weather barriers and other DuPont Building Envelope systems products apply field tested material science to help in the sustainable design of commercial and residential buildings.

Green Approved Products

Earn Home Innovation Research Labs NGBS Certification Points with Sustainable Building Products
DuPont™ Tyvek® and other sustainable building products from DuPont have received the Green Approved Product Seal for National Green Building Certification.

The Home Innovation Research Labs issues the seal to sustainable building products. And builders who use certified DuPont products can earn points toward certification to the National Green Building Standard™.

LEED® Certified Building

DuPont is a proud participant in leading sustainability initiatives, and has been a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for many years.  This nonprofit coalition of leaders from across the building industry is dedicated to promoting sustainable buildings that are also profitable, and healthy places to live and work. 

USGBC developed LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) to establish a common standard of measurement, and promote integrated, whole-building design practices.