New Aluminum In Green Building Guidelines To Debut At Greenbuild 2016

Guide on Using Environmental Declarations is the Second in a Series for the Building and Construction Sector

 

New Green Building Guidelines and Aluminum Conductor Checklist

The Association debuted new green building guidelines, as well as an aluminum electrical conductor checklist for building inspectors.

Aluminum in Green Buildings

The Aluminum Association developed Aluminum in Green Buildings: A Guide to Green Building Development and Certification with Aluminum Products and Aluminum in Green Buildings: A Guide to Environmental Declarations to assist and support aluminum end-users - architects, designers and engineers - in making informed decisions about aluminum products.

Ford Makes History | EPDs Released

Ford to "Make History" with new 2015 F-150.  Association releases environmental "nutrition labels" for aluminum products.

Environmental Product Declarations

The North American aluminum industry is committed to sustainability and making improvements in the environmental efficiency and impacts of aluminum. The Aluminum Association released third-party validated Environmental Product Declarations for a variety of aluminum products.

The Modern Skyscraper

The modern skyscraper would not be possible without the use of aluminum. With aluminum’s durability, high strength-to-weight ratio, design flexibility and contributions to energy savings, it is the material of choice for architects and designers. In fact, there are many things in buildings that are made from aluminum including door frames, window frames, siding, roofs, curtain walls and entire facades. Using aluminum in buildings can even help the structure qualify for green building status under LEED.