25 Feb '14, 9pm

Great to see growing interest in #transparency and in healthier materials! via @bglive #2030For…

Input from practitioners is needed, says Architecture 2030, to develop a more readable format for life-cycle data and environmental product declarations. By Paula Melton Survey on EPDs The survey requests detailed information on what practitioners need to make an EPD summary like a nutrition label for building products. The promise of a “nutrition label for building products” has seemed within reach for some time now (see “The Product Transparency Movement: Peeking Behind the Corporate Veil ”). But it’s not yet within the design community’s grasp despite the increasing availability of environmental product declarations (EPDs) and health product declarations (HPDs). Architecture 2030 and Cannon Design are hoping to change that by developing a more readable format for EPDs. They are asking building professionals to take a survey to aid development of a new template that will...

Full article: http://www.buildinggreen.com/auth/article.cfm/2014/2/23/A...

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