Sustainability

ENRICHING COMMUNITIES BY PROVIDING SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS

With the planet’s future at stake, green building has never been so important. That is why at KP Building Products we have ensured that our vinyl meets the strictest environmental standards set forth by leading authorities. Throughout KP’s manufacturing, transport, installation, service life and waste management processes, vinyl siding scores well compared to alternative products. Considered by the NAHB to last a lifetime, vinyl siding is extremely durable making it more sustainable than its substitutes. KP Building Products are built to last. This means that our vinyl spends its life on your home, not in a landfill. All of these factors contribute to making communities greener with the most popular exterior cladding in North America.

SIDE WITH KP AND YOU'LL BE SIDING WITH THE ENVIRONMENT

KP’s vinyl siding contributes less to global warming than other cladding options. Vinyl siding is the most economical and ecological way to side your home.

12 WAYS VINYL SIDING IS ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY

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Boosts A Home’s R-Value

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Generates Less Waste During Manufacturing

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Produces Little Waste When Installed

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Requires Fewer Resources To Maintain

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Engineered To Last

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Can Contribute To Points In Leading Green Building Certification Programs

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Offers Better Environmental Performance

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Balances Economic With Environmental Performance

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Contributes Less To Global Warming Than Brick

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Emits Less Dioxin

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Poses No Serious Health Risks

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Releases Fewer Toxic Chemicals Than Other Exterior Cladding Through Life-Cycle

VINYL VERSUS OTHER CLADDING

 

  • Uses less energy for manufacturing
  • Consumes less than half the energy and fuel necessary for brick and mortar
  • Efficient installation of vinyl siding reduces waste
  • Costs less for installation than wood, brick, fiber cement, stone or stucco
  • Uses no materials that can be harmful to installers or anyone else
  • Emits significantly lower levels of toxic chemicals than other cladding

DURABILITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Vinyl is the most widely used plastic for building and construction. Why?

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Vinyl is strong


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Vinyl will not rot


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Vinyl is resistant to moisture and abrasion


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Vinyl will not corrode


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Vinyl doesn't need cleaning with harsh chemicals


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Vinyl doesn't need painting

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