USING MINDFUL MATERIALS
INFORMED PRODUCT SELECTION
Responsible product selection in today’s market requires careful consideration of the impacts that product content has on people and planet throughout a product’s life cycle. Green building certification programs, including the Living Building Challenge, the WELL Building Standard, and LEED v4, each reward various levels of product disclosure and optimization. While AEC cannot be responsible for fully analyzing disclosed information, disclosure helps inform product selection and move the industry forward.
HOW MINDFUL MATERIALS IS USED
The mindful MATERIALS Library, powered by Origin, regularly features new manufacturer content and receives daily account requests from AEC practitioners & Owner representatives. Users can search materials by CSI Division, specific transparency programs, LEED v4 compliance, WELL Feature compliance, etc.
The mindful MATERIALS Library can:
Reduce billable hours for sustainable brand-agnostic product sourcing
Provide a product sustainability reference for sales reps
Showcase company/firm sustainability leadership
Be a product sustainability education tool for the entire industry
The unique partnership with GIGA’s data hub Origin allows mM manufacturers free, unlimited access to Origin content, ensuring that mindful MATERIALS is always updated as information on Origin is updated. Origin partners with several of the world’s most relevant certification bodies & program operators enabling direct links to the most credible source of information ensuring reliability and accuracy of certification data connected to products.
mindful MATERIALS takes the guesswork out of your research efforts by giving you access to product information that is the result of an iterative multi-entity review. mM review teams work closely with manufacturers to ensure the most accurate information is provided.
Credibility and reliability
The mM review teams work closely with manufacturers to ensure the best available information is provided. Our unique partnership with GIGA and the Origin Data Hub gives manufacturers free access to their intEgrated certification content, ensuring that documentation is always updated as information changes. mindful MATERIALS takes the guesswork out of your research efforts by giving you access to product information that is unbiased, agnostic and the result of an iterative multi-entity review.
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