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CSI’s revised GreenFormat available to purchase


CSI has updated its GreenFormat resource, which is now available to purchase by both members and non-members for $50. GreenFormat is a standardized structure for organizing sustainable information elements associated with materials, products, systems, and technologies used in the built environment.

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Revisiting GreenFormat

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George T. Middleton, CSI, AIA, LEED AP, GGP

As product sustainability information becomes more important to design professionals, suppliers are under increasing pressure to communicate their products’ green features. To compound this challenge, since ‘sustainability’ means different things to different people, there is no single standard for measuring it. So, how should design professionals identify the best building product for projects? How and where can product suppliers …

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