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Supplier engagement: key to delivering sustainable products for High Performance Buildings.

Platinum member Legrand North America now requires a set of Environmental Material Requirements for its suppliers and shares lessons learned on facilitating its implementation. Homeowners, home builders, architects, designers and facility managers continue to demand an increasing number of power, light and data technologies that adhere to expanding U.S. and international environmental regulations and play a central role in meeting the design and operations objectives of high-performance, sustainable buildings. To address the push from regulatory requirements, the pull from customers and the elevated standards for product sustainability in high-performance buildings, Legrand North America set out to define a clear set of Environmental Material Requirements (EMR) against which suppliers could be held responsible, while also continuing to ensure that we deliver solutions that...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/driving-product-sustainabil...

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