11 Oct '11, 9pm

A 'Nutritional Label' for Building Materials & Other Tools for Transparency

A 'Nutritional Label' for Building Materials & Other Tools for Transparency

Thank you, Leslie, for recognizing InterfaceFLOR’s leadership in the product transparency movement. It was very exciting to witness the coming of age of the transparency meme during Greenbuild last week, and I was impressed with the collaborative label design from P+W and C/S. With a standardized reporting mechanism based on ISO protocols, and 3rd party verification of data, EPDs are often heralded as the “Nutritional Facts Label” for products. One key feature of EPDs is that the consensus-based Product Category Rules ensure EPDs within a product category are truly comparable. But so far designers haven’t been demanding these Type III Environmental Labels. The P+W and C/S collaboration helped me realize why this is. The P+W and C/S label concept addresses a key challenge of the EPD, which is digestibility of information. An EPD offers 3rd party verified product ingredients...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/10/11/nutritional-label...

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