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Sustainable Minds Presents: The Material Health Overview (MHO): Sept 29, Oct 6, Oct 13

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Sustainable Minds Presents: The Material Health Overview (MHO) Thur, Sep 29, 2pm ET: James Connelly, Director, Living Product Challenge Kristen Girts, Assoc. Quality Engineer, TOTO USA …

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Green Building,Materials,Material Health Overview,Transparency

0 replies | 1032 views | Posted on: 09/25/2015 | Last updated: 09/25/2015

What are Environmental Product Declarations, or EPDs?

by Amy

An EPD, or environmental product declaration, is a method of showing the environmental impacts of a material or product in a standardized way, with both quantitative and qualitative information. EPD r

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency

Related to: Other Green Building

Keywords: Transparency,EPDs,Labels,Product Transparency

0 replies | 9462 views | Posted on: 01/31/2018 | Last updated: 02/21/2023

What are LCAs?

by Amy

An LCA, or a Lifetime Cycle Assessment, is a multi-leveled process of calculating the lifetime environmental impact of a product or service. LCAs are a component of Environmental Product Declarations,

Filed under: Information and Resources

Keywords: Transparency,LCAs

1 replies | 3166 views | Posted on: 02/02/2018 | Last updated: 02/20/2023

Portland: Manufacturers for Transparency, May 30, Portland, OR

by AbbieKnight

Manufacturers for Transparency (MfT) is co-hosting this event with the Portland Material Transparency Collaborative (PMTC) to kick-off the new manufacturers group and better understand the various &ls

Filed under: Events

Keywords: Transparency,Materials Transparency

0 replies | 745 views | Posted on: 05/15/2019 | Last updated: 05/16/2019

LEED® and USGBC Recognize Global GreenTag Product Health Declaration™ (the GreenTag PhD™)

by Rate It Green Team

The presence of Global GreenTag LLC, Americas in the US market is set to be enhanced further. The certifier’s Global GreenTag PhD, Materials Transparency Certification Program (reviewed and asse

Filed under: Global GreenTag

Keywords: Transparency,Global GreenTag,Certifications

0 replies | 1960 views | Posted on: 07/23/2019 | Last updated: 03/22/2021

The Green Building Initiative's Green Globes® Formally Recognizes Global GreenTag PHD™ and EPD™ Declaration Programs

by Rate It Green Team

The nationally recognized green rating assessment, guidance and certification program Green Globes® that is registered under the GBI (Green Building Initiative) and used in a multitude of project

Filed under: Global GreenTag

Keywords: Green Building,Transparency,Global GreenTag,Certifications

0 replies | 1671 views | Posted on: 08/29/2019 | Last updated: 08/29/2019

Free Webinar/Introduction: mindful Materials Library 101 - An mM Overview, July 8, 11 am EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Have you wanted to know more about the mindful Materials Library?  Now's your chance to take a tour with a power user.  Topics will include:

  • What is the mindful MATERIALS L

Filed under: Transparency/Disclosure Documentation

Keywords: Transparency,Certifications,mindful Materials,mM,Disclosure

0 replies | 1363 views | Posted on: 06/23/2020 | Last updated: 07/01/2020

Free Webinar, October 29, 9-10:30 am EDT: Health in the Built Environment Series: Healthy and Transparent Building Materials

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

How do we ensure that the legacy of our designs are positive for both people and the environment? It starts with leadership and commitment. How can we as product manufacturers, designers, and builders

Allergy Standards Certifies LG Appliances

by samanthaklein // Intern

Allergy Standards Ltd. scientifically identifies, tests, and certifies products that help optimize the indoor environment for health and wellness, with a focus on identifying products that reduc

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Linked to: LG Clothes Washers Linked to: Product Certications

Keywords: Health,Air Quality,Transparency,Indoor Air Quality,Wellness,Allergies,Allergens,Allergy Standards

0 replies | 2321 views | Posted on: 03/28/2022 | Last updated: 04/23/2022

Global GreenTag International Launches First Nature Positive Standard and Declaration

by Rate It Green Team

Global GreenTag International recently launched the first Nature Positive green building programs, the NaturePositive+ Standard™ and the NaturePositive+ Declaration™. Both programs call on

Filed under: Global GreenTag

Keywords: Climate Change,Certification,Health,Transparency,Toxicity,Biodiversity,Circularity,Nature Positive,Habitat

0 replies | 630 views | Posted on: 11/29/2023 | Last updated: 11/29/2023

Major Green Building Organizations Rally Around the Common Materials Framework (CMF)

by Rate It Green Team

At Greenbuild 2023, leading green building organizations, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), the International WELL Building Instit

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency

Related to: Other

Keywords: Transparency,Green Building Certifications,Building Materials,Certifications,Common Materials Framework,CMF

0 replies | 626 views | Posted on: 11/29/2023 | Last updated: 11/29/2023