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2011-05-21 00:01:22

The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) is hosting a four-week on-line workshop that will introduce participants to the emerging science of life cycle assessment (LCA), which measures the environmental impacts of a product through all stages of its life, from cradle to grave. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) is hosting a four-week on-line workshop that will introduce participants to the emerging...

2011-05-12 08:00:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on a recent life cycle analysis (LCA), CertainTeed® Vinyl Siding, CedarBoards(TM) Insulated Siding and Cedar Impressions® Polymer Siding outperformed other exterior siding products -- such as brick, stucco and other siding options -- in terms of environmental and economic performance. The company is the first vinyl siding manufacturer to publish LCA data through the National Institute of Standards and...

2011-04-13 07:00:00

MONTREAL, April 13 /PRNewswire/ - Quantis, a consulting firm specialized in environmental life cycle assessment (LCA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Michle Roy as Vice President Communications and senior consultant. Ms. Roy is based in Montreal at the Canadian Quantis offices. In her new role, Ms. Roy is responsible for managing the firm's internal and external communications throughout its network of offices in North America and Europe and also assists the firm's...

2011-04-11 08:37:00

iGPS makes unexplained changes to published chemical amounts - numbers relevant in lawsuit ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the ongoing public policy debate on the use of the controversial flame retardant decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE), Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS) has chosen to quietly lower the amount of that chemical - not in its millions of pallets, but in its data chart. Doing so in the midst of a lawsuit based on numbers iGPS has promoted...

2011-04-05 08:00:00

ATLANTA, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Con Edison has added APOGEE's online tools to their website, www.conEd.com, as part of its "The Power of Green" campaign, to help customers evaluate their energy use and find ways to save on their energy costs. APOGEE Interactive is the industry leader for energy analysis software for utilities across the US. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091210/CL23938LOGO ) Con Edison's customers can now visit their "Energy Toolkit" to find answers...

2011-03-21 16:46:00

ST. LOUIS, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing commitment to sustainability, responsible use of natural resources and the reduction of its carbon footprint, the Performance Films division of Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) is pleased to announce completion of a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) by Harmony Environmental, LLC, and review by an independent third party. The results from the recently completed study conclude that Solutia's Performance Films division delivers a positive...

2011-03-09 04:00:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC" or "The Company"), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced its successful participation in the European Union (EU) 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7), becoming the first Taiwanese electronic firm to join as an official member of this program. As part of a team of 18 participants from 9 countries spanning industry,...

2011-03-03 06:50:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantis, an international firm specialized in sustainability, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), carbon footprinting and water footprinting, is joining forces with a consortium of businesses to develop an innovative water-footprint database. Quantis is creating the first comprehensive database of water footprints across various sectors of manufacturing. To bring this project to fruition, Lausanne-based Quantis is working in partnership...

2011-03-02 19:40:53

A powerful scientific tool for selecting cost-effective and environmentally preferable building products is now available as a free, web-based application. Developed and maintained by the National Institute Standards and Technology (NIST), BEES (Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability) Online is based on consensus standards and designed to be practical, flexible and transparent. bees onlineThe web-based version allows easier access for users and will enable new building...

2011-02-25 07:10:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products, LLC recently completed a study to evaluate the environmental impact of their mezzanine flooring product ResinDek® (an engineered wood product) versus concrete in the construction of mezzanines and industrial platforms. The study concluded that when engineered wood products such as ResinDek® are used instead of concrete, the environmental impact is decreased in every Life Cycle...


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