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Transparency in Building Products, and HPD, Gain Momentum

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 19, 2013 01:01 AM
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by Tristan Roberts last modified Mar 14, 2013

Author name:  Russell Perry, FAIA Blog Category:  Op-Ed GreenSpec Insights With the HPD now available as a recognized format, design professionals have started to request its use by manufacturers. [Editor's Note: This guest post comes to us courtesy of Russell Perry, FAIA, managing director of SmithGroupJJR's Washington, D.C., office.] The global movement towards transparency gains steady momentum. In the design and construction world, the 2012 Greenbuild conference saw the launch of the Health Product Declaration (HPD) format, the launch of the eagerly awaited Declare format, and USGBC CEO Rick Fedrizzi’s spirited defense of practitioners’ need to know what chemical exposure comes with material choices. read more





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