Green Guide

The Green Guide
to NeoCon 2012

A Roadmap
for Sustainable
Product Evaluation
and Selection

 While Environmental Produc Declarations have increased disclosure of the environmental impacts of building materials and furnishings, the advent of the Health Product Declaration promises to provide even more transparency.

Architecture 2030’s new Challenge looks to cut the carbon footprint of building products in half by 2030, but what will it take to get there?

Identifying truly green products and materials can be a challenge, but with a little legwork and some new tools, you can take sustainability into your own hands.

Manufacturers and designers know what chemicals they don't want used in a product, but it can be difficult to find eco-friendly alternatives. A new program from NSF International can help.
Cover Story

NeoCon attendees looking for one-stop shopping for the newest materials and finishes, take note: The Interiors & Sources Materials Pavilion is the place to get your hands on a variety of decorative products from the industry's leading suppliers.
Green Space: All Things Green

A Comprehensive Source for Product Certifications in the U.S.

Updated - June 2012. Developed by The Green Standard™, managed by Interiors & Sources.


Certification programs and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) both provide a valuable approach to evaluating the environmental performance of products
Updated October 2010