Architecture 2030 supporters eye open standard EPD template

Sources: Architecture 2030, Santa Fe, N.M.; CP staff Working with various architecture/engineering stakeholders, the Architecture 2030 organization will develop an open standard Environmental Product Declaration and companion EPD summary template that goes beyond a list of typical document requirements to the creation of a full graphic layout. Detailing a product’s environmental impacts over projected service life, the EPD has rapidly…

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CERTIFICATION SPECIALIST OFFERS TARGET, TWO-TIER EPD PROGRAM

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.

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Pacing LEED v4, Northfield Block issues industry’s premier Health Product Declaration

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.

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Oldcastle Architectural’s Northfield Block injects CO2 into curing regimen

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.

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