Chapter Edu-Cast -- Cracking the Code: Environmental Product Declarations -- Tampa

  • 04 May 2016
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Tampa Bay Trane, 902 North Himes Avenue, Tampa, FL 33609


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Cracking the Code: Environmental Product Declarations

In this training module students will learn what Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) are and what they are used for, particularly on LEED v4 projects. They will be able to distinguish between the different types of EPDs and understand what is being communicated as it relates to material Life Cycle Analyses. Finally, students will take away what is necessary to help LEED project teams meet environmental purchasing goals, particularly for EPD credits on LEED v4 projects.


This course has been GBCI Approved (0920006293) for 1 LEED GA, BD+C, O+M, ID+C, and 1 AIA CE.

The Chapter will report hours to GBCI on behalf of attendees. Attendees will also receive a Certificate of Attendance.


Course Objectives:

  • Be able to demonstrate what Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) are and what they accomplish
  • Be able to recognize the various elements of EPDs and the minimum “LEED impact category” information necessary
  • Be able to understand how to read EPDs in order to satisfy Specifications for New Construction, Operations and Maintenance and Tenant Fit-outs
  • Be able to distinguish between types of EPDs recognized by LEED and other product evaluation systems
  • Be able to review sample EPDs and understand how they apply to various LEED rating systems

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