Approvals, Sponsors, Affiliates and Memberships

Unity would like to remind everyone, there are “Grants”, “Funding”, “In-Kind Contributions” and “Buyback” programs available that may assist you in your purchase of our rubberized safety surfacing, flooring and paver products that are manufactured from recycled materials right here in the USA.

ADA compliant safety surfacing, flooring and paver products

ADA – The Access Board effective, 1992, the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), a federal law, prohibits disability-based discrimination by states, local governments, and private entities. The ADA specifically requires that “each service, program or activity conducted by a public entity, when viewed in its entirety, be readily accessible to, and usable by, individuals with disabilities. The Access Board provides recourses, information and guidance related to the ADA, including insight on developing public spaces like playgrounds that meet ADA guidelines. Unity Surfacing Systems meets or exceeds these standards with the passing of: ASTM – F-1951-99 safety standards and guidelines.

ASTM Tested Playground Surfacing and Rubber Roof Pavers

ASTM – The American Standard for Testing Materials (ASTM) is the scientific and technical organization chiefly responsible for developing standards for testing different materials. In 1993 the ASTM published Standards for Consumer Safety Performance Specifications for Playground Surfacing for Public Use, designated as F1292-04 and others. The Standards has been revised several times since then. It is the standard that establishes minimum acceptable performance specifications for most types of surfacing. Unity Surfacing Systems meets or exceeds these, and many other ASTM safety standards as seen throughout our Internet web site.

Unity sells its products to many companies that below to BTA

BTA – The Builders Trades Association Building Trades Association (BTA) is made up of thousands of companies involved in all phases of the building and construction industries. BTA was formed to provide services for its members saving them valuable time and money. The Building Trades Association made arrangements with Insurance Companies, Lenders, and Service Providers to benefit the public. The Financial Institutions look at our members as part of our group, not just by volume of business or the number of employees each member may have. The Building Trades Association adheres to the privacy of its members. BTA's policy prohibits the selling or redistribution of member information.

Our products have been tested to comply with CPSC safety standards and guidelines

CPSC – The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent agency for the United States federal government whose purpose is to inform the public risks associated with consumer products. The CPSC’s Handbook for Public Playground Safety is the reference tool for the playground industry; including specifications for the use of playground surfacing and recommendations. Unity Surfacing Systems meets or exceeds these standards as seen here throughout our Internet web site.

Unity rubber tile is the only company to be a Ecocyclable

Ecocyclable™ - is defined as any product being used more than once (i.e. re-useable) as the same recycled product, or recycled again into the same, or different product. Unity's self-interlocking, safety surfacing, flooring and paver products can be used in many different locations over and over again, or re-recycled into the same or different product without harm. We are the only manufacturer to receive such a prestigious symbol.

ANSI/FM Approval 4474 for Wind Resistance by Unity Rubber Pavers

ANSI/FM - To determine the simulated wind uplift pressure resistance for specified roof assembly in accordance with the ANSI/FM Approvals 4474 Appendix B: Simulated Wind Uplift Pull Test Procedure. Testing is completed as described in the ANSI/FM Approvals 4474 (2004) Appendix B: Simulated Wind Uplift Pull Test Procedure. Unity Surfacing System is proud to announce that we have completed several types of wind speed testing at 150 mph, both, over the top and along the side. This is the highest standard of testing one can take.

National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance for government purchasing to reduce costs

NCPA (National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance) is a leading national government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states.  NCPA works with a lead public agency, who competitively solicits master contracts. Contracts are awarded based on quality, performance, and most importantly pricing. We invite you to click here to learn more about us and this wonderful opportunity. If you are not a member and would like to become one, simply click here: (

National Program for Playground Safey Logo regarding playground tiles we sell

NPPS – To address the growing concern for playground safety, the National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) was established in 1995 through a grant from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Located at the University of Northern Iowa, NPPS serves as a public recourse for the latest in information on playground safety and injury prevention.

Info showing Unity's products qualify for up to seven (7) points/credits                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             


USGBC - The United States Green Building Council via the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the nation’s foremost coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. It is leading a national consensus for producing a new generation of buildings that deliver high performance inside and out. As a member of LEED, using our eco-safe rubber products will help close the loop by achieving LEED credits (up to 6) and (up to 1 additional). For more information about LEED simply click onto there logo which will direct you to more information and there Internet website.

Safety Surfacing Specifications and Rooftop Detail Drawings

Please contact us for further information. 

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