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Consortium Discusses Product Transparency, Stewardship at ASTM Conference

Fifteen manufacturers and industry representatives from around the world convened in conjunction with the ASTM International conference this week to discuss product category rules (PCRs), life cycle assessment reports (LCAs), environmental product declarations (EPDs) and next generation product transparency solutions—including … 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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New Database Details Health, Environmental Effects of Building Products

A new open-source, online database provides detailed information about the health and environmental effects of more than 100 commonly used building products. The Quartz database, which seeks to promote greater transparency in building-product information, is the result of a year-long collaboration called The … Continue reading

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