CHICAGO — A new online database is offering a single source for environmental product declarations (EPDs) that will help green builders assess the potential environmental impact of a product.Read more
CALGARY, Alberta — Calgary-based Doing It Right This Time, or DIRTT, a modular wall manufacturer, announced this month that it has set the official international standard for measuring and reporting how modular wall components measure up in terms of sustainability.Read more
ARLINGTON, Va. — Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), documents that explain how a product will impact the environment, are becoming more popular as the interest in green building grows. Now, the building industry can add aluminum to a list of products that come with an EPD.Read more
WHITTIER, Calif. — The International Code Council’s Evaluation Service Environmental program launched its Environmental Product Declaration program to provide science-based, transparent and quality-assured information about a product’s environmental performance.
Based on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), EPDs are rapidly becoming a key component of the material selection process, particularly in the building sector, according to the Council.Read more