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OSHA Adds Some Meat to the Bones

Posted on 3/9/2015 4:03:11 PM. By Mark Collatz

As many of you are aware, ASC and several other associations have been urging the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to...

  

Hazard-based Analysis: An Incorrect Basis for Business Decisions

Posted on 3/4/2015 3:45:42 PM. By Ujjval Vyas

Green chemistry, red lists, and even EPA edicts claim that a hazard-based analysis (HBA) should underlie decisions regarding regulatory a...

  

Commercial Buildings Perform Approximately 30% Worse than the Code Requires

Posted on 3/2/2015 8:19:03 PM. By Paul Bertram

While attending Greenbuild last October, I sat in on a session where the results of the Rhode Island Energy Code Compliance Baseline Stu...

  

10 Trends in Material Transparency to Track in 2015

Posted on 1/29/2015 6:58:16 PM. By Paul Bertram

2014 brought a new level of discussion to ASC regarding Material Transparency reporting. Topics included EPD (Environmental Product Dec...

  

THE 1.5 CHANGES THEORY AND ASC

Posted on 1/26/2015 6:38:58 PM. By Matt Croson

There are many ways to talk about change.  Change is the only constant; learning to manage change is the key to success, often a req...

  

Ending the Year on a Positive Note

Posted on 1/12/2015 5:21:23 PM. By Mark Collatz

Too often, end of the year reviews seem to concentrate on all the things that went wrong during the prior 12 months.  It probably na...

  

Specifiers: An Overlooked Audience in the AEC Industry for Manufacturers and Suppliers

Posted on 1/7/2015 5:41:06 PM. By Ujjval Vyas

All adhesive and sealant companies that produce products for the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry want to find ...

  

Is Hazard-Based Sustainable Product Analysis Hazardous to Your Company’s Health?

Posted on 12/11/2014 5:13:57 PM. By Ujjval Vyas

There seems to be a trend towards hazard-based tools for determining environmentally preferable product choices and chemistries. I believ...

  

The Value Proposition of Adhesives and Sealants in High-performance Buildings

Posted on 11/10/2014 5:26:09 PM. By Ujjval Vyas

I have been interested professionally and personally in the built environment my whole adult life, focusing in the last 10 years on build...

  

For Want of a Nail the Shoe was Lost…

Posted on 10/22/2014 5:15:04 PM. By Rick Jones

I’m sure that just about everyone is generally familiar with the 14th century proverb that goes: For want of a nail the shoe was lo...