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EnvironDesign Notebook

From seating to flooring, PCRs, LCAs and EPDs work together to help you compare and specify green products. Here’s what you need to know about the process.
Architects and interior designers don’t have to choose between sustainability, design and acoustic needs—now they can have all three.
With a fifth public comment period on the horizon, the USGBC’s Scot Horst explains the initial pushback against LEED 2012 and what led to its transformation into LEED v4.
As green product claims continue to proliferate in a marketplace largely devoid of rules and guidance, what’s a designer to do?
When implemented correctly, daylight harvesting and automated shading strategies can provide impressive energy savings, all while boosting comfort and productivity.
After years of navigating product certifications and third-party labels, A&D professionals can finally certify themselves as green with the help of a new protocol from NSF.
Proposed changes to the Indoor Environmental Quality credit category in LEED 2012 have the potential to negatively impact the air quality in our schools and classrooms. But what can be done to fix it?
As the last public comment period closes on LEED 2012 we look at some of the most notable changes that members will be considering on June's member ballot.
As the number of sustainable flooring standards and product evaluation tools continues to grow, it can be hard to keep up. Here’s a quick primer to get you up to speed on the latest developments in the market.
The healthcare design industry does its part to improve patient outcomes by bringing a touch of home into the hospital.
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