LP Building Solutions Releases Environmental Product Declarations Announcing Carbon Negativity for Structural Solutions Products
With five products included in the new classification, LP continues to deliver resiliency, performance and sustainability in the building products industry
LP is deeply committed to providing solutions for builders to address the many environmental challenges facing the industry today. With the exception of LP NovaCore® Thermal Insulated Sheathing, which is too new to qualify for testing and analysis following its
EPDs provide transparency to consumers about the environmental footprint of products throughout their entire life cycle, from raw material sourcing to product end of life. To establish the products' carbon-negative designation, LP developed life cycle assessments (LCAs) and EPDs for each product in line with internationally recognized protocols and standards, including ISO standards. LP began the EPD process in 2022 to determine the cradle-to-grave energy, fuel and materials needed to produce and distribute LP® Structural Solutions products in
"In addition to the proven benefits of LP® Structural Solutions, such as their resilience and durability, confirming that our products are carbon negative helps us live up to LP's purpose of Building a Better World™," said LP Executive Vice President and General Manager of OSB Jimmy Mason. "LP has long been dedicated to using renewable resources and developing resilient, high-performing and sustainable products to make the lives of our builder community easier. This new designation is the latest evidence of our long history of fulfilling this commitment."
LP has released six EPDs since 2021, demonstrating the carbon negativity of products across the LP® Structural Solutions and LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding product lines. LP's investment in LCA research, the results of which are summarized in its EPDs, gives builders access to many LP products that help achieve higher ratings within green building certification programs, such as the
"Earning the assurance that all eligible products in our Structural Solutions portfolio are carbon negative is an important milestone for the company," said LP Structural Solutions Brand Manager
To learn more about the full suite of LP® Structural Solutions, visit LPCorp.com.
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