High-quality window systems help insulate a building, reduce overall energy use, and improve its environmental footprint. But how do different window frame materials compare in thermal insulation performance, and how often do they need replacement? Which window frame materials exhibit superior environmental performance over their entire life cycle?Read More
Dr. Sangwon Suh of VitalMetrics Group will be holding a workshop next week at LCA XVII! This three-hour workshop will provide an overview and training for CLiCC (Chemical Life Cycle Collaborative), an open access web-based, interactive tool that helps users understand the environmental and human health impacts of chemicals throughout their life cycles (University of California, Santa Barbara; U.S. EPA).Read More
The VitalMetrics team will be taking a trip out to the Great Lake state of Michigan for the Sustainable Brands 2017 conference! From May 22nd to 25th, our analysts will be showcasing the VitalMetrics approach to supply chain impact analysis as a proud sponsor of SB'17 Detroit.Read More
IERS (dba VitalMetrics) Presents Results of Sustainable Spend Analysis to the State of California
SACRAMENTO, CA - FEBRUARY 28, 2017 - Industrial Ecology Research Services, LLC (IERS) presents the results of a sustainability spend analysis for the State of California’s Department of General Services (DGS) at a stakeholder outreach event on Tuesday.
Over 65 stakeholders from various state departments gathered together in the state capital for the grand reveal of this project. In an engaging multimedia presentation, Drs. Sangwon Suh and Joe Bergesen from IERS shared the results of the spend analysis that included over $97 billion in state spend for the fiscal years 2012-2015, covering over 12,000 different types of goods and services purchased across 100 departments.Read More
VitalMetrics to present on sustainable spend analysis at the GoGreen Conference.
On March 16th, the VitalMetrics Group will be presenting a mini session on sustainable spend analysis at the GoGreen Conference, hosted at the Washington State Convention Center. Participants will learn how to conduct a spend analysis within budgetary constraints and how to best communicate the results to buyers, suppliers and other stakeholders. VitalMetrics will also be exhibiting at the conference throughout the day.Read More