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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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HPDC Newsletter – April-May 2018

HPDC Newsletter – April-May 2018

Practicing Transparency in 2018 - Taking the Next Step Step 2: Everyone Can Benefit from Basic Transparency Education What does it mean to "practice transparency in the area of material health?" Many of us have been hearing and using this terminology for...

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HPDC Newsletter – February-March 2018

HPDC Newsletter – February-March 2018

Practicing Transparency in 2018 - Have You Taken the First Step? Step 1: Set a Transparency Practice Goal We've all heard about the importance of goals in life, whether in our personal lives or organizations. One of the most important contributions that...

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HPDC Newsletter – January 2018

HPDC Newsletter – January 2018

Practicing Transparency in 2018 From the outset of the HPD Open Standard initiative in 2012, it has been our goal to encourage manufacturers to provide product decision-makers with information about the contents and associated health information of their...

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HPDC Newsletter – December 2017

HPDC Newsletter – December 2017

Greetings! We want to begin our newsletter this month with a sincere 'thank you' to all of our HPDC members and all who have supported the HPD Open Standard by practicing transparency in 2017! This has been a year of very significant accomplishment for...

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HPDC Newsletter – Call for Applications

HPDC Newsletter – Call for Applications

Call for Technical Committee and Harmonization Technical Sub-Group Applicants The Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC) is seeking applicants for membership on the HPDC Technical Committee and the Harmonization Technical Sub-Group. The deadline...

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HPDC Newsletter – November 2017

HPDC Newsletter – November 2017

Transparency Now - HPDC Drives Home the Transparency Message at Greenbuild HPDC kicked off Greenbuild by launching our Transparency Now campaign. Many attendees sported our Transparency Now button to support this message during the conference. Twenty-five...

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HPDC at Greenbuild 2017

HPDC at Greenbuild 2017

Visit us on the Expo Hall Floor Expo Hall Hours Wednesday 10am-6pm Thursday 10am-6pm Come say "hi" and visit with HPDC staff at Greenbuild - we'll be discussing all things HPD at Booth #2042 and available to provide any assistance you need for creating and...

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