Designed by KieranTimberlake, the app allows architects to calculate the environmental impact of building components throughout the design process.
A white paper from UL Environment examines the development and use of EPDs in the validation of life cycle-based product environmental impacts.
The U.S. Green Building Council aims to bolster its recertification program with a digital display and dashboard that tracks building performance.
Materials & Resources chair Malin discusses how transparency will permeate the world of building products, giving us nutrition-label-like sustainability data on everything we use.
From a thermal-imaging cell phone case to an app that brings LCAs into Revit models, these technologies aim to hone your projects’ green edge and improve your team’s efficiency.
Apply balanced judgment when using LCA.
The tools for more sustainable products are in place, but they are only useful when builders communicate their value to homeowners and other decision-makers.
A designer at BNIM examines the use of environmental product declarations.
The “much-needed” rule will help building pros select countertops based on environmental attributes.
Twenty years after he helped define life cycle assessments and the tools to use them, Wayne Trusty envisions the next frontier of sustainable product selection.
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