Life-Cycle Assessment

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Transparency in Environmental Product Declarations

NSF Sustainability is dedicated to greater transparency in product environmental reporting and has been a leading force in North America for development of multiattribute national product sustainability standards, product category rules and verification of environmental product declarations. More

Environmental Product Declarations
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Environmental Product Declarations

Creating environmental product declarations for its customers, the manufacturer... More

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New Environmental Reporting Standards for Concrete Published Adopted by NRMCA, Other Key International Organizations

A new version of the Product Category Rules (PCR) for concrete, the document used for developing Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for concrete, was published this month by the Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF). More

2013 Influencer: Central Concrete Supply Co.
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2013 Influencer: Central Concrete Supply Co.

The San Jose, Calif., producer leads the nation in developing Environmental... More

Big Changes Ahead in LEED v4 Material Credits
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Big Changes Ahead in LEED v4 Material Credits

With the new version of LEED, former metrics play a lesser role. New measures such... More

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Cemex signs research agreement with Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University and City College of New York

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. has announced a collaboration agreement with the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) at Columbia University and City College of New York in which EEC will conduct a year-long study of the life cycle effects of using alternative fuels in cement manufacturing. More

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The Secret is Out

MIT research results provide the good news our industry needed to end the year. More

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Predicting Service Life of Concrete

Q: We've been asked by a design-build firm to submit a mix design on an upcoming project that may be considered for LEED accreditation. More

Assessing Impact
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Assessing Impact

Technological improvements make life-cycle assessment accessible to all. More

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