Freres Lumber Co. has published its first Environmental Product Declaration (EDP) for its Mass Ply Panel (MPP). Product specific information in the report was independently validated by the internationally recognized standards organization ASTM International. EPDs provide a standardized, objective assessment of the relative environmental impact of a product beginning with material sourcing and reforestation practices, to material transportation all the way through to the final product manufacturing and packaging. all the way through to the final product manufacturing and packaging. ASTM International, has independently verified and validated Freres’ MPP EPD information, finding that MPP meets necessary standards for builders, architects and engineers alike to meet various green building and LEED standards. As a result, builders looking to use MPP can do so more affordably and faster. Now, they can also be assured that MPP produces fewer CO2 emissions than other building materials and is built from a renewable resource, unlike steel and concrete.
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Freres Lumber sets ASTM-certified environmental declaration for mass ply panels