Tag Archives: BPIC/ICIP
Edge Environment’s Managing Director Nigel Howard provided BPN Magazine with an update of the state of the Building Products Innovation Council (BPIC). Edge has been closely working with BPIC for the last five years, particularly on the development of the Life Cycle Inventory (LCI). Read more.
The last few months have seen some significant advances in the way Australian building products can be assessed and compared for their environmental impacts. As a result, many organisations are gearing up their product development, marketing, product certification and positioning to gain credits in building rating tools such as Green Star and the Australian Green [...]
The Green Building Council of Australia invites feedback from stakeholders on undertaking a project aimed at introducing LCA based assessment in the Green Star Materials category. This note GBCA LCA Consultation Paper EE Response 15-6-12 provides Edge Environment’s response to the GBCA consultation paper on “Life Cycle Assessment in Green Star”, responding directly to the questions [...]
The Building Products Innovation Council developed the Building Products Life Cycle Inventory (BP LCI) to serve the national interest in improving the impact of the built environment. It is a freely available service developed and maintained by the building industry. It provides a nationally consistent and scientifically reliable method and database for conducting Life Cycle [...]
In the last few months there have been major advances in the way Australian building products can be assessed and compared for their environmental credentials. Edge Environment have played a significant role in these developments. To-date, building products and materials have primarily been assessed and promoted with individual environmental claims like “recycled”, “recyclable”, “FSC Certified”, “non-toxic”, “natural”, “renewable”, “low VOC” etc. This approach is too [...]
Woven Image is an international textile design company specialising in textiles for commercial interiors, including offices, hotels, restaurants, airports and theatres. Woven Image are working with Edge Environment to integrate life cycle thinking across their supply chain. First out, Woven Image selected the EchoPanel product ranges for life cycle assessment (LCA) to identify opportunities to [...]