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Worth checking out: Increasing product transparency through a commitment to product environmental profiles on…https://t.co/M93YFA6hHs

Platinum member Legrand North America has set multi-year goals for the completion of environmental product declarations, known as Product Environmental Profiles (PEPs) , to increase product transparency and better serve its customers. We’ve committed to increasing the number of products covered by PEPs because Market demand for products that have known material compositions and environmental impacts is increasing. The information gathered through the life cycle assessment (LCA) process can be used as an input in the new product design process, both to identify potential opportunities to reduce the impact of products at the point of design and to facilitate innovations that increase the performance of the product. PEPs also serve several other purposes for Legrand’s customers. For example, in LEED® v4 , building owners are awarded one point for product transparency if they ...

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