Architype presentsTransparency and Authenticity through Environmental Product Declarations
By: Heather Gadonniex| Past Issue – Sustainability| Transparency. This buzz word is swarming the rooms of building product manufacturers, architects, designers, specifiers and building owners. Recently, it popped up......
EPD Program Manager, UL Environment
Heather Gadonniex, LEED AP, is the EPD Program Manager at UL Environment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of UL. In this role, she is responsible for cultivating, facilitating and communicating the benefits of the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Program; a global certification service that communicates product transparency via a life cycle based reporting system. Heather has been entrenched in the evolving sustainability marketplace for over a decade and has experience helping multiple organizations and government agencies integrate sustainability strategies.
Prior to her experience with UL Environment, Heather served as Managing Partner of Sustainability for MindClick SGM and worked as the Sustainability and Marketing Director for Timbron International. Ms. Gadonniex is co-author (with Trish Riley) of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Greening Your Business” and is a lecturer at the U.C Berkeley Extension Sustainable Design Program. She holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development from the University of Pittsburgh.