Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) are like nutrition labels on a food product, but geared toward environmental and sustainable attributes. EPDs include the product’s life cycle assessment, from the raw material extraction to its disposal, so we can measure a product’s environmental impact.
Sustainable products are identified by various certifications. The certifications can be first-part or third-party verified. Certifications follow many standards. Learn how to understand the different product certifications.
Fabrics and textiles are used in architecture and interior design for upholstery, wall panels, and window treatments. This article discusses the various types of natural and synthetic fabric. We also cover selection criteria and specification concerns.