Practical idea exchange about sustainable building development and living
Sustainable Level: Product aims to go above the industry level of environmental performance. Product is made in this country, and takes the ends of its life cycle into consideration. Although this product has many “eco” features, its premium for these features are not too high and is priced at an affordable level.
Industry Level: Product serves its industry’s purpose and adequately performs to its expected level. Product might be made in a foreign country and has to be imported. Product does not stand out in the way of the environment or sustainability.
Base Level: Product falls short of it’s expected environmental performance relative to others in its industry. Product has a shorter life expectancy relative to others. Product is made in far far away and has to be shipped.