“Well Made Here” accreditation criteria and quality controls
What is an accredited “Well Made Here” product?
Are eligible for accreditation, hardware items or building materials that are destined for the residential market; meet regulations, standards and constructions codes in effect; are potentially certified or licensed and, for which at least 51% of the direct manufacturing costs have been incurred in Canada.
Quality of the information: Who controls?
As with Energy Star, FSC, CSA and other certifications, the public, end users of the product and peers are the ones who monitor. Any doubt about potentially erroneous or false information provided by a manufacturer should be expressed by telephone at 1 833-434-4373, an anonymous reporting line.
A confidential but formal audit will be conducted. In short order, the manufacturer will be required to submit evidence to “Well Made Here” supporting its claims.
Following the review, there are three possible outcomes, as follows :
MEETS the criteria
|No changes to published info or accreditation of products|
Review by expert legal counsel and information hidden during the audit
|DOES NOT MEET
Revisions or retraction of published info
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