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PDF Life Cycle Assessment of Buildings: A Practice Guide

This Practice Guide introduces the use of life cycle assessment (LCA) to analyze the environmental impacts of buildings. The intent of this Practice Guide is to help building professionals understand why and how to use LCA in their work. It addresses basic questions such as: • How do buildings impact the environment? • What is LCA and how is it used to evaluate buildings? • What is the

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Environmental & Sustainability Articles from NJ

Follow these 6 tips to help you do TRI Reporting correctly. Toxic Release Inventory Reporting is no joke. The EPA (and 3rd party environmental groups) are taking this increasingly seriously. Several industries, from big chemical producers to smaller concrete plants, are starting to really feel the heat. As I'm writing this article, we've finished our round of TRI Reporting for our clients for

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Interface Achieves Carbon Negative Milestone with the

Based on publicly available information from The International EPD ® System, Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V., and UL Environment. **Carpet tiles made with CQuestBio and CQuestGB backings are not carbon negative carpet tiles; however, they are carbon neutral across their full product life cycle through the company's third-party verified Carbon Neutral Floors program. ### About Interface

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Essentials of Quality Concrete - for Individuals

Essentials of Quality Concrete. 2 hrs. Online Course. Level: Fundamental. Item#: RV-10833. SME: Colin Lobo, Ph. D., P.E. This course provides an overview of concrete, including its properties and basic components, the properties required for plastic and hardened concrete, and the variables that influence the quality of concrete.

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California Asphalt Magazine - Environmental Issue by

ADAPTIVE POWER Bakersfield Bakersfield, CA 661.387.6090. Corona Corona, CA 951.277.7620. Fresno Fresno, CA 559.834.4420. Sacramento Sacramento, CA 916.504.2300

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What are the benefits of becoming sustainable? 12 benefits

A good client of ours was one of only two suppliers in a region who had a product with an EPD. Sure enough, they bid on a job for an extremely forward thinking, multi-national company who would only do business with those who could provide environmental data on their products and services. They ended up getting a very, very lucrative job based solely on the environmental qualities of their

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Sto Corp. Introduces The A.R.T. of reStore™ Building

Atlanta, GA - (November 21, ) Sto Corp., the innovative world leader in full system facades, prefabrication, air barriers, coatings, and restoration solutions announces the introduction of The A.R.T. of reStore™ which, upon its release, becomes the most comprehensive solution for building facade restoration on the market.

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January/February News | ICF Builder Magazine

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) has introduced a new program to help members verify their concrete meets the requirements of popular green building programs. The new system-level Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) make it easier to determine if the concrete meets the new product transparency credits in LEEDv4 and other green building standards.

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Concrete Pipe News Fall - American Concrete Pipe

Oldcastle Precast supplied over 11,000-feet Class III reinforced concrete pipe, along with multiple precast concrete stormwater drainage and sanitary structures for Phoenixville Area School District's new 152,000-square-foot school and early learning center's stormwater management system in Phoenixville, Pa. The system incorporates stormwater management facilities based on PADEP Stormwater

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Stoneway Concrete Implements EPD On-Demand - Climate Earth

Climate Earth implemented software technology that enables the 'on-demand' generation of a verified EPD for any mix. The system was verified under the Earthsure program at the Institute for Environmental Research and Education (IERE). In addition to maximizing LEED points for green building projects, the technology enables Stoneway to collaborate with customers to design new mixes

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ECO Platform - Newsletter March - Eco Platform en

To help the implementation of this order, Oregon has funded an EPD Tool and database for concrete producers. Minnesota has also passed legislation in , known as the B3 programme, requiring whole building LCA for state funded new buildings and major renovations. The tools and guidance are also available for private buildings. In Canada, Vancouver has amended its Rezoning Bylaws to require

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Frontiers | Evolution or Revolution? Recommendations to

To help solve these issues, ethics committees and data protection commissioners should be more actively involved to establish concrete operational rules that, once followed, guarantee compliance with data protection requirements. This would also allow to keep up with the new ethical and legal questions generated by the increasing availability of novel forms of health data (e.g., those generate

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Armstrong World Industries

Armstrong World Industries provides ceiling & wall solutions to help in the design and construction of commercial buildings and residential spaces.

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P2P Initiative can advance further via in-transit concrete

One such technology that could "drive" the NRMCA's P2P Initiative is an in-transit concrete management system—onboard hardware and software mounted to the ready mix truck to monitor, measure and, most importantly, manage ready mix concrete slump between the plant and jobsite.

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Producer Price Index (PPI

The Producer Price Index (PPI) program measures the average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output. The prices included in the PPI are from the first commercial transaction for many products and some services. Watch videos to learn more about the Producer Price Index and how it is used.

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PDF Tech Brief: Environmental Product Declarations

The program operator will issue the EPD after successful completion of the review process. Current State of Practice Several pavement materials industries (e.g., National Asphalt Pavement Association, Portland Cement Association) have developed (or are developing) PCRs and are operating EPD programs. At the same time, a number of supporting industries that provide admixtures and other

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Looking further into LEED v4: Environmental Product

Recognizing the importance of EPD's, NRMCA recently sponsored a project to help their members meet the requirements of LEED v4 by providing producers with an industry-wide EPD, worth half a point for the BPDO-EPD credit. First, a cradle-to-gate life-cycle assessment for ready mix concrete was conducted. A significant aspect of the EPD creation process, cradle-to-grate assessments analyze a

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Partners - Climate Earth

NRMCA is a ready mix program operator for many Climate Earth customers and Climate Earth is also a certified verifier of EPDs for NRMCA. One Click LCA OneClick LCA is the first European based LCA provider to support the Climate Earth Digital EPD. (Link to announcement on our site) Get reliable whole building life-cycle assessments, instantly.

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Technical Details | Athena Sustainable Materials Institute

The Athena Institute follows the international Organization for Standardization (ISO) guidelines for product LCAs addressing secondary components and assemblies, data sources and verification, system boundaries, the level of detail expected in inventory studies and a variety of other standard conventions and assumptions, to ensure that all building materials are treated impartially, in a

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Kingspan Global Corporate Website | Kingspan | Group

Building Better with Kingspan. Kingspan today is a €4.6bn revenue group with five main business streams across 166 manufacturing sites in over 70 countries. Together we make building better. Our Brand Story. 1billion. PET bottles upcycled into insulation. by 2025. 0%. Company Waste to Landfill.

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LafargeHolcim Adopts New Environmental Product

National cement and concrete associations have developed EPD ratings on a regional or nation-wide level that have been used by the industry to assess the carbon footprint of products. EPDs assess the Global Warming Potential (GWPs) of construction materials - from the amount of energy required during the manufacturing process, the environmental impact of extracting or producing the various

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PDF Concrete's Contribution to LEED

introduced in March 2009. Both new buildings and major renovation projects can be certifi ed using LEED NC. Th is paper details credits associated with the LEED NC where the use of ready mixed concrete can contribute to achieving LEED points. LEED NC rating system has fi ve main credit categories:

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James Bogdan - Vice President, Sustainability Initiatives

NRMCA Group joining the Concrete Sustainability Council is a strong push to show the sustainability of concrete. It's great to collaborate with Liked by James Bogdan. Join now to see all

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Pervious Concrete ICJ Dec 08 | Subramanian Narayanan

In USA, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) has introduced a program to certify pervious concrete craftsmen, and the American Concrete Institute (ACI) has published standards that will provide guidelines. 2,3,21 CostCost of materials and overall placement for pervious pavements varies considerably by region. In places • • • Report where experience and supply are limited

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PDF Cement and Concrete Organizations Introduce Pavement Designer

Industry Groups Introduce Web-Based Pavement Design Platform. WASHINGTON (January 8, ) - Leading cement and concrete organizations . 1 today unveiled a new online pavement design tool that offers features and benefits never before available to the pavement design community. PavementDesigner.org. is free of charge and was created for city, county, and consultant engineers, academia, or

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System level | Article about system level by The Free

Martin Marietta Materials is the first producer member to use National Ready Mixed Concrete Association's new system level Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) verification program, oriented to transparency credits in LEED v4 and other green building standards.

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