The Science of Pandemic Design Strategies: How Design Professionals Can Combat COVID-19

The COVID-19 Pandemic has significantly affected the construction industry. Construction starts have plummeted for projects, bidding has become more competitive, and industry professionals continue to navigate the complexities brought upon us by COVID-19. The pandemic has caused short-term and long-term…

The Health Product Declaration (HPD) Open Standard Overview: PART ONE

Health Product Declarations (HPDs) are one of the primary specification tools for AEC firms working on LEED v4 projects. The most influential design firms in the country request HPDs for projects and in some cases demand them for specification! Building product manufacturers who have complied with HPD requests find an increased opportunity for specification. Thousands of HPDs have now been published and are available on the HPDC Public Repository.