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You can’t manage what you don’t measure—especially if you don’t know it exists in the first place.
An architect, a specifier, and a building owner walk into a bar. Then they talk about how ingredient transparency informs their work.
Why do we need Health Product Declarations when we have safety data sheets, Cradle to Cradle, Declare, and other frameworks?
John and Catherine prove that designers can work successfully with HPDs, especially if they have a toxicology consultant to support their multi-faceted selection process.
Experts say HPDs probably won’t add professional liability, but do you know the do’s and don’ts for avoiding a suit in the first place?
HPD version 1.0’s promise of greater material transparency didn’t always deliver, but version 2.0 should provide accurate reporting.
The Portico program turns chemical disclosure into a powerful decision-making tool.
We answer frequently asked questions on HPDs, which allow manufacturers to disclose product ingredients and hazards.
Green Building News
The Quartz Project opens up Pharos and GaBi intelligence to the public, combining the formats of HPDs and EPDs into one tool.
CalStar Products, Inc. stopped production of its fly ash brick products on October 1 due to financial difficulties.
Product News & Reviews
Tracking materials is standard practice at David Edward, giving the company an edge in a market where transparency is a priority.
From the Editors
The Health Product Declaration and some other programs ask for GreenScreen benchmarks. What does that actually mean?