I recently wrote a post that explored an easy new method of making green building easier. It’s called a Declare Label, like nutrition facts for building materials. Check out an excerpt from the article below.
“As with food labels, which aim to help consumers make informed dietary decisions, Declare labels are intended to help consumers make informed decisions regarding building materials. The label includes information about the product’s past and future that make it easier to compare ecological benefits between products. Creating the labels may rein the industry into a set of reliable, comprehensive standards, saving confused buyers from the slew of seemingly indiscriminate certifications and the use of vague green jargon.
Read the rest of the article at Rent Cafe.