Architecture leaders HKS find Cradle to Cradle Certified(TM) products prove beneficial for LEED v4 documentation.
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Construction Specialties Acrovyn Door Achieve First Cradle to Cradle Door Certifications in Industry
Construction Specialties Press Release, June 26, 2014 Construction Specialties, Inc. (C/S), a leading manufacturer of high performing specialty building products, has announced its line of Acrovyn® Doors has received Cradle […]
Method, the eco-friendly cleaning supply company, is opening its first U.S. manufacturing plant, and residents of Chicago’s South Side can look out for the 150,000-square-foot, LEEDs-certified soap production facility next year.
Carnegie has been on a seven-year journey to create the world’s first bio-based interior textile that doesn’t compromise performance, value or aesthetics.
Construction Specialties now has the most Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold building and interior products
Construction Specialties expands Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold and Silver product offerings with 20 certified models of Expansion Joint Covers.
As pressure builds from special interests for the federal government to ditch its preference for LEED certification of buildings, the latest version of LEED has been approved, making it more powerful than ever.
The Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program Integrated as a Key Element of LEED, a Globally Adopted Green Building Program
The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Version 4 Rating System, overwhelmingly approved last week by member voters, includes the Cradle to Cradle Certified(CM) Program, solidifying the organization’s commitment to material health, a movement advanced for 25 years by American architect William McDonough and German chemist Michael Braungart.
Playworld Systems has made a company-wide commitment to obtain certification for all of its products, and the majority of the company’s products (including 23 product lines) are Cradle to Cradle Certified- Silver.
The idea of being health positive is grounded in the belief that building materials should be free of chemicals of concern. All stakeholders have the right to expect this beneficial interaction with their built environment. Health positive is a hazard-based concept that respects not only the site boundary, but also the full length of the supply chain.
This article is the second in a three-part series exploring the challenges manufacturers face to design healthier products and the resources available to help them avoid chemicals of concern. Each post will focus one of the three phases in the Cradle to Cradle framework: inventory, assessment and optimization.