CABA Information Series

IS-2009-137: GreenFormat, an Online Tool Providing Structure for Environmental Product Evaluation

This paper introduces the GreenFormat from the Construction Specifications Institute.  The GreenFormat is a web-based tool that provides data about the sustainable aspects of building products.  Factors include life-cycle costs, end-of-life, and climate-change data.  GreenFormat depends on reporting by manufacturers that complies with ISO 14201 guidelines for responsible data reporting.

























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