12/19/2017 – On Tuesday, December 19, Terry Swack and Kim Lewis (Sustainable Minds) discussed a standardized way to make EPDs comparable. This new document provides detailed guidelines, process examples and tools for creating a Benchmarking Addendum to a PCR. The addendum includes not only the additional rules needed to create an industry-wide… read more →
10/10/2017 – On Tuesday, October 10, Doug Mazeffa (Sherwin-Williams) gave an overview of the updates within the new 2017 version of ISO 21930 and addresses the impacts this may have on your Type III environmental declarations (EPDs and SM Transparency Reports) and product category rules (PCRs). ISO 21930:2017 (Sustainability in buildings… read more →
07/18/2017 – On Tuesday, July 18, Erin McDade (Architecture 2030), James Bogdan (NRMCA), and Kim Lewis (Sustainable Minds) discussed the: Predicted impacts of the built environment and the 2030 Challenge for Products Benefits of industry average EPDs and benchmarking Process and tools for creating industry average EPDs for benchmarking, establishing improvement goals… read more →
05/03/2017 – On Wednesday, May 3 Life Cycle Assessment practitioner Jeremie Hakian provided unique insights on product design and selection and the potential environmental impacts of building materials. For more information, visit: http://www.scsglobalservices.com/environmental-product-declarations
06/23/2016 – On Thursday, June 23 representatives from each Consortium member presented the Program Operator Consortium to the industry. We invite you to watch the webinar replay to meet the members and learn what working with the Consortium can do for you.