Ecospecifier is a free online resource that is designed to support the building and manufacturing sectors in their quest to achieve ecogically aware designs. Their aim is to promote ‘the protection and restoration of natural systems by reducing the impact of products and built environments and by building awareness of practical solutions that support healthy environments and ecological regeneration.‘
Their services include ecospecifier global product listings, where you can start your materials research by viewing some of the exceptional products that ecospecifier Global has assessed and verified as compliant to various Global Green Building Rating Schemes. Just click on the product of your choice for critical life-cycle assessed information and product availablity in your region to help you begin making decisions about materials selection for your next green building, interior or development project.
Their invaluable Knowledge Green seeks to bring together guidance on priority setting and decision-making in the Eco-Priorities section. Also included is a selection of their large range of local and international case-studies and links, indexed by project type from health and aged care through to residential. There are a number of informative and useful downloads, from green design tools to eco-footprint calculators and LCA software tools available. It also includes links to other rich and informative information sites on the Internet.