Marino\WARE® Releases Environmental Product Declaration And Health Product Declaration
South Plainfield, NJ - Steel framing manufacturer Marino\WARE® announces the release of third party-verified ISO-compliant Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) and Health Product Declaration (HPD) for its cold-formed steel framing systems including ViperStud® drywall framing, StudRite®, JoistRite®, structural, shaftwall, plastering and drywall finishing products.
"Marino\WARE®'s Environmental Product Declaration and Health Product Declaration are great news for our customers. It is our goal to show the construction industry through our company-specific EPD and HPD that steel should be the product of choice for green building professionals," said Chip Gardner, CEO of Marino\WARE®.
Marino\WARE® produces a complete line of steel construction products and services used in commercial building across the country. The EPD and HPD will help them achieve their sustainability objectives by assessing environmental impact throughout the products' life cycle.
Marino\WARE® engaged thinkstep and UL Environments to conduct an independent, third-party "cradle-to-gate" analysis using life cycle assessment (LCA) techniques. The analysis was done according to the product category rule (PCR) for Designated Steel Construction Products and followed LCA principles, requirements and guidelines laid out in the ISO 14040/14044 standards.
Marino\WARE® manufactures steel framing products. For more information, visit www.marinoware.com.