The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) unveiled GreenFormat, a Web-based database of green product information, at the U.S. Green Building Council's Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Boston.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) unveiled GreenFormat, a Web-based
database of green product information, at the U.S. Green Building Council's
Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Boston.
CSI demonstrated the new resource, accessible at
the conference, drawing interest from manufacturers, designers, specifiers and
other construction professionals who make product choices in
GreenFormat is a new CSI format that provides a standardized framework for
identifying the sustainable properties of building products. The free,
Web-based search offers a fast-and-easy, unbiased approach to evaluating green
product information, saving time for designers, specifiers, and constructors.
Like all CSI’s standards and formats, MasterFormat divisions organize
GreenFormat. Its downloadable results are spec-friendly.
The requirements of the Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED)
Green Building Rating System are among the standards referenced within
GreenFormat's search to help searchers achieve their green project
CSI is offering manufacturers a free one-year subscription of product listings
on GreenFormat for a limited time.
For more information, visit
CSI Introduces Green Format
January 6, 2009