Tag: EPDs

  • 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 and transparent reports made by companies regarding the life-cycle impacts of their products on the…

  • Assa Abloy Adds 7 Environmental Product Declarations

    Assa Abloy recently announced the completion of an additional seven Environmental Product Declarations (EPD). EPDs are third-party-certified, comprehensive reports that document the ways in which a product, throughout its life cycle, affects the environment. Assa Abloy Group brands have now completed numerous EPDs with UL Environment across doors and frames, locks and hardware and perimeter…

  • Green Building Codes: ‘A Food Label For a Building’?

    Green Building Codes: ‘A Food Label For a Building’?

    The growing importance of transparency in the manufacturing process for windows was a big focus of the second day of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association fall conference in Cambridge, Md. in October.