Product Disclosure and the Future of Design

Product Disclosure and the Future of Design

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In this one hour narrated course, design professionals will examine how product declarations allow for more informed design decisions. We will explore the rapidly evolving landscape of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Environmental Product Declarations (EPD), and Transparency Reports (TR).

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Recognize the value of product transparency in selecting products with improved environmental performance
  2. Describe the different types of product disclosures, and differentiate between life-cycle assessment data, EPDs and TRs for building products
  3. Explain how a product’s environmental attributes and publically available disclosure can contribute towards a building’s LEED certification
  4. Identify resources for locating publicly available product disclosures
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(00) Special Topics
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
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Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
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Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion