Carbon Leadership Forum Announces Environmental Standards for Concrete Mixes Industry Adopts Carbon
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Carbon Leadership Forum Announces Environmental Standards for Concrete Mixes
Industry Adopts Carbon Footprint Standards with PCRs and EPDs
Seattle, WA., November 12, 2012 —The Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF), a broad alliance of researchers, associations and companies in the building industry, today announced the first U.S. environmental footprint standards, also known as Product Category Rules (PCRs), for concrete mixes. In addition, the alliance recognized Central Concrete as the first concrete supplier in the United States to adopt Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), which provide standardized, quantified product life-cycle information to enable comparisons among various products fulfilling the same function.
The CLF comprises a team of researchers from the University of Washington's College of Built Environment, along with a diverse group of architects, engineers, academic researchers, concrete producers and construction professionals. Developing PCRs for building materials, including concrete was the first project the CLF initiated.... Read More >
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Posted by lanachan on November 12, 2012 11:46 AM