In 2022, we're launching a whole new series of FREE SFTool x Ecolabel Trainings for our community of manufacturers. If you want to learn how to get more of your products onto federal green building projects, we're here to help. Register and join us for one or more of the training sessions offered throughout the year. New dates will be added as they become scheduled so stay tuned!
In the race to provide affordable housing, our industry is risking a double standard – a green gap – where this housing is less healthy to inhabitants, less resilient to climate change, and more harmful to its communities. So what do we do about it? We’re convening leaders from Gensler, IceStone, and Casata to talk about the importance of sustainability under the pressure of the housing crisis and next steps.
Drastically reduce the time it takes to search for the best materials for your LEED or green building project, learn how to list a product, automate a product's LEED documentation process with one click, and promote a product as "Verified for LEED" by attending this free interactive demo with ecomedes, Inc. Learn about GBCI's Better Materials Initiative and its Unified Search feature that allows you to search across all leading global material platforms simultaneously in one go. Check out this amazing tool before, during and after program: https://materialsforleed.ecomedes.com.
Watch a discussion around sustainable floor and wall coverings where we highlight Teknoflor and Lex-Tex, two up-and-coming brands in the ecomedes sustainable product catalog.
Watch sustainability leaders from Interface, Humanscale, and DPR Construction discuss how they are addressing the growing call for reduced embodied carbon across the product lifecycle.
Learn more about two members of the ecomedes sustainable product catalog, IceStone, a Brooklyn-based countertop manufacturer leading the effort to deliver beauty and durability while respecting the planet, and Mosa, a Netherlands-based manufacturer of ceramic tile that meets the highest levels of life cycle assessment for sustainability.
According to a recent AIA survey, 79% of Architects want to specify more sustainable materials, and 82% look to manufacturer websites as an information source, but only 59% are somewhat or very satisfied with what they find there. In addition, 59% still perceive sustainable products as too expensive. What needs to be done to address these challenges, and how will this change as the world emerges from a coronavirus pandemic? This panel discussion, with leading building product sustainability experts from Herman Miller, Tarkett and Saint-Gobain, captures the manufacturer’s viewpoint around sustainable product purchasing, identifies initiatives that address better information and transparency, debates the cost perception, and shares expectations for the post-pandemic world.