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Not all HPDs are Created Equal…

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If you’ve spent any time trying to track down Health Product Declarations, you’ve probably found them in a variety of sources – manufacturer websites, the HPD Collaborative, SmithGroups database, Building Green, amongst many other sites. What you’ll find are a wide variety of types of documentation, detailing material and chemical compositions to varying degrees. Now the Badger […]




Whoever said the more the merrier wasn’t talking about LEED submittals…

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197 pages… I’ve read books shorter than 197 pages. What was it – the latest cutting edge green building journal? The newest tweener vampire book? The beer list at Hops and Barley? None of the above – it was the submittal that was sent in when LEED documentation for hollow metal doors and frames was requested. […]




Good Doc, Bad Doc – What You Need for MRc4

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LEED documentation can be finicky. Some manufacturers have great, easily accessible product information that is readily available on their website – with others it is like pulling teeth. For Materials Credits, this is critically important. Take MRc4 – Recycled Content. When a product data sheet gets to a LEED reviewer, they are looking for two critical […]