Walker Introduces new HPD® for Mirrors – Etched and Unetched

Walker Introduces new HPD® for Mirrors – Etched and Unetched
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Date: 24 August 2021

Walker Glass continues its commitment to sustainable and transparent manufacturing with new HPD® for its mirror product lines.

Enlightening the built environment

Walker is the first manufacturer in North America to hold HPD® on clear, low-iron, and acid-etched mirror. These products already promote human wellbeing by optimizing the flow of light through interiors. It is a natural next step to add HPD® documentation to the list of benefits that these products offer.

These documents give architects and fabricators clear insights into the components involved in Walker’s mirror manufacturing process and any potential effects on human health. This information can help building professionals make safe, informed decisions about the materials they select for their upcoming projects.

The documents are prepared according to the Health Product Declaration® Collaborative’s open standards and third-party verified by Vertima, experts in sustainable and LEED® certified building practices.

Architects really appreciate the benefits that you can get with acid-etched mirror, like muting reflectivity to create a more comfortable environment. Having HPD® on these products gives them another tool to design in a safe and responsible way,” said Marc Deschamps, Director of Products & Business Development.

The new HPD® complement several HPD® and Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) already awarded to Walker’s glass products. These documents are available for Walker Textures® full surface acid-etched glass and AviProtek® bird safe glass options. EPD are also available for Walker’s mirror product lines.

Under the LEED® v4 program, both EPD and HPD® can help projects to earn points in the Materials and Resources category for Building Product Disclosure and Optimization. The declarations can also contribute to other green building evaluation systems such as WELLGreen Globes and BREEAM. With both HPD® and EPD in place, Walker Glass is the sustainable choice for any eco-conscious developer.

“The values represented by HPD® documentation align with Walker’s values related to sustainable development and transparency,” said Charles Alexander, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “As the North American leader in Acid Etch, Bird Friendly and Mirror products, we feel it is our responsibility to develop and market products that meet or surpass industry standards and lead the pack when it comes to initiatives related to protecting the environment.”

For a copy of EPD and HPD® documentation on any Walker Glass products, please contact your local Walker Glass representative or download Environmental Data Sheets here.

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