EverGreen Recreational Vehicles the First RV Company in History to Achieve the TRA Certification Emerald Rating for its Eco-friendly Ever-Lite™ Travel Trailers and Fifth Wheels
Middlebury, Ind. — EverGreen Recreational Vehicles continues to revolutionize the RV industry as the first all-composite, eco-friendly, manufacturer to achieve the TRA Green Certified Emerald Rating for its Ever-Lite™ Travel Trailers and Fifth Wheels. The company achieved the rating on November 19, 2009 and has the distinguished privilege of being the only RV company to introduce its 2011 line of eco-friendly trailers at the 2009 Recreational Vehicle Association Show (RVIA) in Louisville, Kentucky, December 1-3, 2009.
“We formulated the parameters based on the National Green Building Standard and tailored that standard to the recreational vehicle industry. We must extend solid congratulations to the EverGreen team, as we were positive an RV COMPANY would never achieve our Emerald Certified Green Rating. They proved us wrong,” said, LEED AP and Green Program Manager for TRA Certification, Inc., Mandy Leazenby, “No other Emerald Certified Green company will be at the upcoming RVIA Show. EverGreen is the only RV company to achieve this status,” she stated.
The certification was based on the eco-friendly, all composite, wood free outside wall construction with which EverGreen trailers are stringently built, and the fact that all these materials are completely recyclable. The Certified Green Emerald Status was also based on EverGreen's lean and green manufacturing processes that recycle all waste and even reuse window and wall cutouts as baggage doors on its products.
“Our team was extremely proud to receive this distinction upon the review of our last audit by TRA,” reflected EverGreen President, Doug Lantz. “It's the honored verification of a journey we have all traveled together since we all founded EverGreen. Our vision was always towards the future, to become the RV industry's first truly green company. We are all very proud to achieve this honor,” he concluded.
To learn more about TRA Certification Green Program visit www.tragreen.com.