Tag Archives: Environmental Product Declarations

2018 Annual Conference Underway with Insulating and Energy Discussions

The first meeting of the integrated Glass Association of North America (GANA)-National Glass Association (NGA), the 2018 Annual Conference, is underway this week at the Napa Valley Marriott Resort & Spa in Napa, CA. A number of organizational and re-structuring … Continue reading

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Vitro Glass Publishes Architectural Glass EPDs

Vitro Architectural Glass published third-party-verified, product-specific Type III Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for its flat glass and processed glass products. According to the company, it is the first architectural glass manufacturer in North America to do so. EPDs are voluntary … Continue reading

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AEC Releases EPDs for Aluminum Extrusions

The glazing industry continues to raise the bar in terms of product transparency, most recently with two newly released Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for aluminum extrusions in the U.S. and Canada. One is for thermally improved aluminum extrusions, which is … Continue reading

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Aluminum Extruders to Develop EPD Standard for Industry

The aluminum extrusion industry is ramping up its efforts toward product transparency. The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) will develop industry-sanctioned Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) to document the environmental performance of aluminum extrusions produced in the U.S. and Canada. An EPD … Continue reading

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AAMA, thinkstep to Work Together on Sustainability Issues

The glass and fenestration industries have grappled with the implications of product category rules (PCRs), life cycle assessments (LCAs) and environmental product declarations (EPDs) for several years now. But a big question remains – how do they affect the bottom … Continue reading

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