Bringing Transparency to Steel Doors with Environmental Product Declarations

Jun 14, 2018 10:00 AM ET

Article originally printed in the June 2018 issue of Door Security and Safety Magazine.

SDI Opens the Door to Greater Environmental Transparency

The Steel Door Institute has commissioned third-party certifier and LCA expert SCS Global Services to prepare the first industry-wide Environmental Product Declarations for two widely used steel door products. EPDs are independently verified declarations of the potential environmental impacts associated with products. Industry-wide EPDs are important because they enable individual manufacturers to benchmark their performance through comparison of their own EPD to the industry average, and reinforce improvement efforts.

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