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A Whole New LEED (Concrete EPD for Green Building)

Jul 25, 2016 1:49:59 PM / by Chuck Lohre posted in LEED, Green Building Marketing, Sustainability, Green Building, LEED v4

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(Thanks to Claude for this great article on LEED v4 published July 11, 2016 in PRECAST.org. I'm working on an articles about concrete and asphalt usage. The stumbling block I have is obtaining Environmental Product Declarations for the products involved. Concrete is a very long lived product and also uses far more energy in its production than many building materials. Therefore it should be carefully used in the longest lived projects. Destroying a building after 60 years compounds the problem. You can't prove change if you don't measure and EPDs are the beginning.)
Precast concrete contributions raised in LEED v4. 
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