Owens Corning Announces 11 New Environmental Product Declarations, Material Health Certificates

TOLEDO, Ohio — Owens Corning has expanded product transparency across core commercial and residential product offerings to help architects, builders, mechanical engineers and specifiers meet the growing criteria of green building certifications, including the U.S. Green Building Council LEEDv4 credit that rewards the selection of products with EPDs.

The introduction of six additional registered material health certificates through the Cradle to Cradle Certified program and five new Environmental Product Declarations summarizing product life-cycle assessment reflects Owens Corning’s industry-leading commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship.

“Owens Corning now offers EPDs and registered mhcs across each of our commercial and residential core product offerings to help architects, designers and specifiers have access to life-cycle assessment information that will help inform product selection and meet the heightened criteria for green building certifications,” said Todd Fister, vice president of strategic marketing – Insulation at Owens Corning.  “As a company, we are committed to providing today’s building professionals with the products, building science and transparency needed to help design and build more sustainable commercial and residential structures.”

To learn about Owens Corning’s 2014 Sustainability Report or to access a downloadable summary progress report, visit: http://sustainability.owenscorning.com.