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HPDC Newsletter Spring 2024

HPDC Newsletter Spring 2024

HPDC's Spring News: Advancing Material Health Practice and Leadership Spring is here, and with it comes new growth for our material health community. Exciting updates to the HPD Public Repository are just around the corner, promising to make material...

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HPDC Newsletter December 2023

HPDC Newsletter December 2023

Celebrating Milestones and Innovations in Material Health Did you know that 12,000 HPDs now have been published in the HPD Public Repository? That’s right. HPDs have become one of the easiest-to-use and fastest-growing sustainability methods in the...

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HPDC Newsletter September 2023

HPDC Newsletter September 2023

September Signals Many Material Health Opportunities! September is jam-packed with opportunities for HPD Collaborative and our members!  A few of the highlights: Launch of HPD Version 2.3 Update in the HPD Builder – just released in production, HPD...

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HPDC Newsletter – June 2023

HPDC Newsletter – June 2023

June Greetings to our HPD Collaborative Community! I want to begin this newsletter with a big Thank You!   Your efforts this year have lifted transparent material health to a new level of adoption and capabilities: We passed the 11,000 published...

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HPDC Newsletter – October/November 2022

HPDC Newsletter – October/November 2022

Making the Basics Work Better – Streamlining Reporting Ingredients and Screening for Material Health in Building Products. Our HPDC team – Milla, Hal, Paula and Wendy – have arrived in San Francisco for Greenbuild 2022 – and we are excited to be...

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HPDC Newsletter – July/August/September 2022

HPDC Newsletter – July/August/September 2022

Material Health Practice – The Next Steps In Transparency. September always brings a surge of fresh energy and excitement. As we start to plan for coming events and the year ahead, it is a time when we naturally reflect on the progress that has been...

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HPDC Newsletter – April/May/June 2022

HPDC Newsletter – April/May/June 2022

Material Health Practice–Take Your Next Step Today! We can probably all agree that it would have been impossible to anticipate what has happened in the world since we embarked on HPD Version 2.3 development several years ago. Despite the many...

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HPDC Newsletter – August/September/October 2021

HPDC Newsletter – August/September/October 2021

Dear HPD Collaborative community members -   The past three months have continued the whirlwind of activity for us at HPDC. We are forging ahead with our HPD Open Standard Version 2.3 implementation - with launch firming up for Q1 of next...

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HPDC Newsletter – May/June/July 2021

HPDC Newsletter – May/June/July 2021

Material Health Practice – Take Your Next Step Today!   As your member association dedicated to the practice of Material Health, HPD Collaborative’s mission is to support you, as a material health practitioner. Our free Support Portal is available to...

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HPDC Newsletter – February/March 2021

HPDC Newsletter – February/March 2021

Welcome, Spring 2021! We have a year of exciting innovation planned at HPDC, and are eager to share with you updates on our progress in this newsletter. Even more importantly - we want first to acknowledge the challenges that we all have faced since we...

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HPDC Newsletter – November/December 2020

HPDC Newsletter – November/December 2020

Wow! What a tremendous inaugural Material Health Open Innovation Symposium, co-sponsored with USGBC, and HPDC Annual Member Meeting. Both events took place - virtually - on November 17. We had over 250 participants during the day, many for the entire 6...

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HPDC Newsletter – September/October 2020

HPDC Newsletter – September/October 2020

What a year 2020 is turning out to be! We wish everyone the best of health and safety as we all continue on this quite exceptional journey as a community of practice. Amidst the confusion, 2020 has become a record year for our Open Innovation Material...

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HPDC Newsletter – June/July 2020

HPDC Newsletter – June/July 2020

Events of the past months have compelled us to pause and examine our priorities. We cannot expect change in outcomes if we don’t make any change in what we are doing. To this end, HPD Collaborative is initiating efforts to strengthen the connection of...

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HPDC Newsletter – April 2020

HPDC Newsletter – April 2020

In the fight against COVID-19, we can see how rapid communication and sharing of information is enabling new collaborations and accelerating innovation to combat this disease. As we adapt to the new challenges of this unprecedented pandemic, one lesson...

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HPDC Newsletter – November-December 2019

HPDC Newsletter – November-December 2019

I am struck by how many conversations at Greenbuild this year mentioned the increasing rate and pace of change in our world of transparency and material health – it’s picking up speed. It is your efforts – the efforts of now thousands of individuals, from all corners...

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HPDC Newsletter – September-October 2019

HPDC Newsletter – September-October 2019

For HPDC this time of the year marks key milestones in our progress. HPDC was founded in October 2012, and since introducing its open membership in October 2015, HPDC has rapidly grown to a membership of over 270 organizations with 600 individual participants. Thank...

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HPDC Newsletter – July-August 2019

HPDC Newsletter – July-August 2019

Summer 2019 – rather than bringing in the lazy days – is jumping with energy on key HPDC initiatives. Most significantly, we have launched the Pilot for the Supplier HPD extension to the HPD Builder. This new web-based capability will provide an array of new features...

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HPDC Newsletter – June 2019

HPDC Newsletter – June 2019

The advent of the Supplier HPD, which will launch in Q3 this year as a key element of the HPD Open Standard v2.2 release, marks an important pivot point for the transparency movement within the building industry. With this new tool, together with a growing...

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HPDC Newsletter – March-April 2019

HPDC Newsletter – March-April 2019

Our transparency and material health community is continuing to expand and thrive as we enter the Spring season. HPDC welcomes a new member to our Board of Directors, Dennis Wilson, of Saint-Gobain North America. Our membership has grown greatly in the...

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HPDC Newsletter – January – February 2019

HPDC Newsletter – January – February 2019

Transparency Practice is Off to a Running Start in 2019! 2019 has jumped out of the gate with a surge of activity that signals this year will be a real breakthrough in advancing building product disclosure and optimization.  Your efforts are making the...

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HPDC Newsletter – December 2018

HPDC Newsletter – December 2018

Thank you for a productive – and impactful – 2018 The progress that our community of transparency and material health practice has made in 2018 is phenomenal. Thank you for your commitment and support of all the programs and initiatives that make up our...

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HPDC Newsletter – October-November 2018

HPDC Newsletter – October-November 2018

HPDs - the Leading Transparency Standard - New Features Make it Easier than Ever to Practice Transparency With over 4,100 published HPDs, representing 10,000+ products, HPDC makes the practice of transparency easy and affordable - for architects, designers...

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HPDC Newsletter – August-September 2018

HPDC Newsletter – August-September 2018

Transparency Now is catching on! In July, both architects/designers and manufacturers recorded new highs for HPD creation, publishing and downloads in the HPD Public Repository. Thank you to everyone for practicing transparency now - over 4,100 published...

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HPDC Newsletter – June-July 2018

HPDC Newsletter – June-July 2018

This month we have exciting news about the HPD version 2.1.1 and other advances that we continue to make with material health and transparency practice. Happy summer to all our members and readers of the Newsletter! HPD Version 2.1.1---Standard Document...

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