08 Jul '13, 7pm

HBN interviews new HPD Collaborative Executive Director John Knott: @HPDstandard

HBN interviews new HPD Collaborative Executive Director John Knott: @HPDstandard

In July 2011, the Healthy Building Network and BuildingGreen.com convened a working group of building industry experts to create the first open standard format for reporting building product content and related health hazards. At Greenbuild 2011, this working group released a draft Health Product Declaration (HPD). One year later, after an extensive pilot program involving twenty leading building product manufacturers, the HPD Version 1 was launched. A new organization, the Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC), was created to administer and continually evolve and improve the HPD over the long term. I serve on its Board of Directors. Last month, the HPDC hired a green building industry veteran, John Knott, as its first permanent Executive Director. John agreed to answer a few questions about why he decided to lead this new initiative, and the positive impact it w...

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