TOTO USA

Product Disclosure and the Future of Design

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

GBCI Course ID: 
920000609
AIA Course Number: 
GTO00A
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Applicable Credits: 
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
Design Category: 
(00) Special Topics

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion