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What Makes the Building Envelope Green? BuildingGreen’s Guide to Thermal & Moisture Protection Products
From insulation to flashing tape to cladding, we look at the attributes of the greenest building envelope products.
Product News & Reviews
These transformative products replace greenhouse gases, save water, and change how we view HVAC equipment.
Tracking materials is standard practice at David Edward, giving the company an edge in a market where transparency is a priority.
Green Building News
Healthy Building Network’s CompAIR calculator allows you to compare the total VOCs of wet-applied coatings based on coverage and other factors.
Option 3 of the LEED v4 Material Ingredients credit rewards manufacturers for chemical management up the supply chain.
The Quartz Project opens up Pharos and GaBi intelligence to the public, combining the formats of HPDs and EPDs into one tool.
The DOE releases a definition of zero energy buildings that it hopes will be adopted industry-wide.
A new report estimates the economic impact of LEED and green construction to date and predicts a trajectory of growth.
From the Editors
The HPD has emerged as the go-to format for building product ingredient disclosure and hazard screening. We don’t need an alternative.
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Blogs & Newsbriefs
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