Sustainable design education services provider GreenCE, Inc. has partnered with the non-profit Health Product Declaration Collaborative to develop third-party verification and quality assurance consulting protocols for the Health Product Declaration (HPD), an open-standard format for reporting product content and associated health information for building products and materials.Read More
A leading third-party certifier for the green building industry, SCS Global Services has enhanced its Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) and Health Product Declaration (HPD) support program. The enhancements are designed to more effectively fulfill what SCS contends is the promise of transparency, accuracy, scientific credibility, and comparability offered by these product declaration tools, while remaining flexible and responsive to the needs of individual companies.Read More
Sources: CP staff; CarbonCure Technologies Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia
In a nod to customers aligning project specs with forthcoming U.S. Green Building Council certification guidelines, Oldcastle Architectural’s business serving Chicago and upper Midwest markets has announced a Health Product Declaration (HPD) for its Trendstone Sandstone ground face concrete masonry unit.Read More
Source: CarbonCure Technologies Inc., Halifax, N.S.
The Oldcastle Architectural Products Group business serving the largest Midwest market will add a carbon dioxide-sequestering process to concrete masonry curing at its three-machine plant in Morris, Ill., located about 40 miles west of Chicago.Read More