Superior Essex has received the International Living Future Institute´s (ILFI) first Living Product Challenge (LPC) certification ever awarded to a cable manufacturer, the company said.
Currently, Superior Essex is the only cable manufacturer, and one of just nine products total, to achieve this certification.
Superior Essex industry Category 6+ Low Smoke, Halogen Free (LSHF) cable achieved this certification.
With this Living Product Challenge certification, Superior Essex can contribute to our customers´ success in achieving Living Building Challenge (LBC) and WELL building standard projects, as it is the only certified Red List Free cable product on the market. In the near future, LPC certifications will be reviewed to contribute to LEED as well.
The International Living Future Institute is a non-governmental organization (NGO) committed to catalyzing a global transformation toward true sustainability. The Institute seeks partnerships with leaders in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors in pursuit of a future that is socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative.
Living Products are defined as products that meet the following standards: Healthy and free of toxins, Socially responsible and respects the rights of workers, and Net positive and benefit both people and the environment.
Superior Essex is a manufacturer and supplier of communications cable and accessory products serving the communications industry and related distribution markets for over 80 years. Superior Essex is a trade name for Superior Essex International LP and other companies of Superior Essex Inc.