Certificates and Recognitions

We work hard to ensure compliance with the strictest quality standards and to make URSA’s products high-performing in terms of energy, waste and noise reduction. This research ensures that our products are ranked among the most technologically advanced, environmentally safe and cost-effective.

17 certificates and recognitions

Institut für Bauen und Umwelt (Germany)

Institut für Bauen und Umwelt (Germany)

Environment product declaration

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

URSA has received an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) from the Institut für Bauen und Umwelt (IBU), the German association for sustainability certification of building products, for all our mineral wool products in Germany. An EPD is an independently verified and registered certificate that may be used by different countries to grade the environmental performance of a product. It is a Type III environmental label that communicates transparent and comparable information about the environmental impact of products during their life cycle in line with ISO 15804.

Instytut Techniki Budowlanej (Poland)

Instytut Techniki Budowlanej (Poland)

Environment product declaration

2019

URSA has received an EPD from the Instytut Techniki Budowlanej for all our mineral wool products in Poland.

Declaración Ambiental de Productos de Construcción (DAPc) (Spain)

Declaración Ambiental de Productos de Construcción (DAPc) (Spain)

Environment product declaration

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

URSA has received a Declaración Ambiental de Productos de Construcción (DAPc), the Spanish EPD for construction, for all our mineral wool products in Spain, specifically URSA TERRA.

URSA Award

Zag Zavod Za Gradbenistvo (Slovenia)

Environment product declaration

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

URSA has received an EPD from the Zag Zavod Za Gradbenistvo for all our mineral wool products in Slovenia.

INIES (France)

INIES (France)

Environment product declaration

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

URSA has received a Fiche de Déclaration Environnementales et Sanitaires (FDES), the French EPD for construction, from INIES, the French national reference database of environmental and health declarations for products, for all our extruded polystyrene (XPS) products in France.

INIES (France)

INIES (France)

Environment product declaration

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

URSA has received an FDES, the French EPD for construction, from INIES, the French national reference database of environmental and health declarations for products, for all our mineral wool products in France.

ICMQ (Italy)

ICMQ (Italy)

Sustainable product

2018, 2019

The ICMQ Institute for certification and quality branding for construction products and services is a non-profit association that includes numerous trade associations from the entire Italian construction industry. ICMQ aims to be the Italian reference point for certification and inspection in the construction field. It operates in compliance with the international, European and Italian national standards that regulate the activities of certification bodies.

Ural Regional Center for Certification (Russia)

Ural Regional Center for Certification (Russia)

Sustainable product

2019

The Ural Regional Center for Certification is one of the most authoritative certification centers in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Independent testing established that the content of environmentally hazardous impurities in URSA materials is lower than the minimum norm requirements by 20 to 35 times, depending on the product.

EUCEB (Europe)​

EUCEB (Europe)​

Sustainable product

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

EUCEB is the European certification board for mineral wool products. URSA was granted EUCEB certification for its products manufactured in Russia in recognition of their quality and manufacture in accordance with the highest European standards. EUCEB certification stands for proven and reliable quality according to a precisely defined system of monitoring and controls.

Ecomaterial Absolute (highest mark on Russian market)

Ecomaterial Absolute (highest mark on Russian market)

Sustainable product

2019

The EcoMaterial Absolute category is the highest in the EcoStandard rankings in Russia for products that are ecologically clean. This certification means that URSA’s glass mineral wool products are highly recommended for the construction and renovation of residential housing, schools and medical institutions.

M1 (highest mark on Finnish building market)​

M1 (highest mark on Finnish building market)​

Indoor air comfort

2018, 2019

Finland’s Building Information Foundation RTS awarded URSA with the highest emission class for building materials – M1– for its mineral insulation produced in Russia. This classification has the highest criteria for building materials used in ordinary working and residential premises in relation to indoor air quality. The testing was carried out by an independent and accredited European laboratory.

Eurofins Indoor Air Comfort GOLD (Europe) for URSA PUREONE and URSA GEO​

Eurofins Indoor Air Comfort GOLD (Europe) for URSA PUREONE and URSA GEO​

Indoor air comfort

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Eurofins’s Indoor Air Comfort certification is an innovative tool for showing compliance with the EU’s strictest volatile organic compound (VOC) emission requirements. It is awarded on two levels: standard Indoor Air Comfort certification shows compliance with all compulsory specifications issued by the EU, while the higher Indoor Air Comfort GOLD certification shows additional compliance with the voluntary specifications issued by all relevant eco-labels and similar specifications in the EU. URSA has obtained the GOLD certification for its URSA PUREONE and URSA GEO products.

Blue Angel (Germany) for URSA PUREONE and URSA GEO​

Blue Angel (Germany) for URSA PUREONE and URSA GEO​

Indoor air comfort

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Due to URSA’s continuous commitment to environmental protection, URSA has been awarded the German Blauer Engel (Blue Angel) certification for its URSA PUREONE and URSA GEO products, recognizing our contribution to indoor air quality with these low-emission products.

Scientific Center of Children’s Health (Russia) for URSA PUREONE​

Scientific Center of Children’s Health (Russia) for URSA PUREONE​

Product innovation

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

The Scientific Center of Children's Health of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, after conducting independent testing, has recommended URSA PUREONE as environmentally friendly for use in the construction and renovation of schools and medical institutions.

TopBuilder Most Innovative Product Award (Poland) for URSA PUREONE​

TopBuilder Most Innovative Product Award (Poland) for URSA PUREONE​

Product innovation

2018

The TopBuilder award is a distinction awarded by the editors of the Polish magazine Builder and the TopBuilder Awards Committee for the best products and IT/financial solutions for the construction industry. URSA was given this award for its PUREONE products.

ГОСТ (official government standard in Russia) – customer and consumer recognition

ГОСТ (official government standard in Russia) – customer and consumer recognition

Customer and consumers recognition

2019

URSA has successfully met new official standards for all our product families. We have also successfully been recognized as meeting the voluntary standard ГОСТ-Р, confirming the highest quality of our materials.

BAKA Award for Product Innovation (Germany) for PUREONE

BAKA Award for Product Innovation (Germany) for PUREONE

Product innovation

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

URSA has been awarded the German BAKA Award for Product Innovation for PUREONE by an independent jury that evaluates solutions based on innovative aspects. Among these are design quality, construction and technical implementation, environmental impact, use of energy-saving material/ecological manufacturing, cost-effectiveness and versatility of usage. Yet again, URSA PUREONE proves to be a top-class product in these categories.