The American Wood Council (AWC) has released seven updated cradle-to-gate, industry-wide environmental product declarations (EPDs) for wood products. These third-party verified updates replace the 2013 editions previously available for use in determining the environmental footprint of the industry’s principal products, as well as with green building rating systems and sustainable construction standards.
Meagan Johnson, generational humorist, is set to speak at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2018 Fall Conference, asking those attending to think differently and act decisively when working with multiple generations in the workplace.
Product standard and certification program Green Squared helps manufacturers, specifiers, and purchasers of ceramic tile and related installation materials navigate through the complexities of North American sustainability principles.
For nearly 20 years, the U.S. design and construction community has largely focused on single-dimension green attributes of building materials. Most practitioners, with hurried schedules and product specifications up to their eyeballs, look for two primary green features—recycled content and low-emitting materials. However, that is now changing.